Jewish and Christian religious influences on pre-Islamic Arabia on the example of the term RḤMNN (“the Merciful”)

Krzysztof Kościelniak


The well known epithet, RḤMNN is constantly confirmed in inscriptions particularly from so-called “Late Sabaean Period” (after 380) which were associated with monotheism. In this time Judaism and Christianity attempted to replace the traditional South Arabian religion. In this context RḤMNN was used by polytheists Arabs, Jews and Christians.

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Inscriptions, RḤMNN, South Arabia, Arabs, Jews, Christians

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