Sentence Examples


  • Until recently the Arab traditions were practically the only source for the pre-Islamic history of Arabia.
  • This national party lent what weight it had to the pan-Islamic agitation which arose in the summer and autumn of 1905, regardless of the fact that a pan-Islamic triumph meant the re-assertion of direct Turkish rule in Egypt and the end of the liberty the Egyptians enjoyed.
  • But the Omayyads (with one exception) were not religious men and, while preserving the outward forms of Islam, allowed full liberty to the pre-Islamic customs of the Arabs and the beliefs and practices of Christians.
  • Similar modes of divination were practised, it would seem, among the pre-Islamic Arabs.
  • In April 1907, a few days after the appearance of his report for 1906, in which the Nationalist and pan-Islamic moveResigna- ments were shown to be detrimental to the welfare of ~Jon of Egypt, Lord Cromer resigned his post of British agent Lord and consul-general.