Sentence Examples

  • In return for a tribute of money (jizyah) and food for the troops of occupation (~laribat-al-tadm), the Christian inhabitants of Egypt were to be excused military service, and to be left free in the thservance of their religion and the administration of their affairs.
  • The researches of Wellhausen and Becker have made it clear that the difference which is marked in later Islam between a poll-tax (jizyah) and a land-tax (k/zarifj) did not at first exist: the papyri of the 1st century know only of the jizyah, which, however, is not a poll-tax but a land-tax (in the main).

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