In the city there are many Vaisya elders and Sabaean merchants, whose houses are stately and beautiful.
The Sabaean rule is generally divided into periods indicated by the titles given to their rulers.
The seals are inscribed with Sabaean writing and are of bronze, copper, silver and stone.
Thus before Mohammed appeared polytheism was the prevalent religion of Arabia,--a degradation even from the ancient Sabaean faith.
As to the Sabaean kingdom there is fair agreement among scholars.
inhabitant of the region of Arabia now known as Yemen, from Latin Sabaeus, from Greek Sabaios "the people of Saba," the region's capital city, from Arabic Saba'. In ancient times it was an important transit point for spices, perfumes, precious stones, etc., imported to Europe from India.