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Footnote: مملكة الانباط or the Nabataean Kingdom and Islam

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Feb 2, 2018 at 09:39

gato you wrote

> Nabatean domain

The link between Islam and مملكة الانباط is interesting But this would move the origins of Islam from Mecca several hundred miles away to just south of Palestine

However, the very prolific Syriac writers of late antiquity are silent about a new prophet from مملكة الانباط Total silence and why is that? And why is the Islamic Historical Tradition (which is very vast) totally silent about this claim that Islam had anything to do with مملكة الانباط? and why were al-Mufasereen silent about a link between Muhammad, Islam and مملكة الانباط? The silence here is significant

Oh and why did Mu'awiyya establish his capital in Damascus and not in Petra or Mecca? I suspect he did so because he was a local Arab from al-Sham!

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