arabian

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Arabian physician and influential Islamic philosopher; his interpretation of Aristotle influenced St. Thomas Aquinas; writings on medicine were important for almost 500 years (980-1037) Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn Sina , Avicenna , ibn-Sina
Arabian philosopher born in Spain; wrote detailed commentaries on Aristotle that were admired by the Schoolmen (1126-1198) Abul-Walid Mohammed ibn-Ahmad Ibn-Mohammed ibn-Roshd , Averroes , ibn-Roshd
Saudi Arabian minister of petroleum who was a central figure in the creation of OPEC (born in 1930) Ahmed Zoki Yamani , Yamani
in the Arabian Nights a boy who acquires a magic lamp from which he can summon a genie Aladdin
(Arabian Nights) a magical lamp from which Aladdin summoned a genie Aladdin's lamp
fictional woodcutter who discovered that `open sesame' opened a cave in the Arabian Nights' Entertainment Ali Baba
member of a Semitic people originally from the Arabian peninsula and surrounding territories who speaks Arabic and who inhabits much of the Middle East and northern Africa Arab , Arabian
desert on the Arabian Peninsula in southwestern Asia Arabian Desert , Great Arabian Desert
shallow arm of the Arabian Sea between Iran and the Arabian peninsula; the Persian Gulf oil fields are among the most productive in the world Arabian Gulf , Persian Gulf
city in western India just off the coast of the Arabian Sea; India's 2nd largest city (after Calcutta); has the only natural deep-water harbor in western India Bombay , Mumbai
ancient region of Mesopotamia lying between the Euphrates delta and the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Desert; settled in 1000 BC and destroyed by the Persians in 539 BC; reached the height of its power under Nebuchadnezzar II Chaldaea , Chaldea
camel, Arabian, with one hump dromedary
aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees; formerly valued for worship and for embalming and fumigation frankincense , gum olibanum , olibanum , thus
region of western India north of Bombay (bordering the Arabian Sea) where Gujarati is spoken Gujarat , Gujerat
arm of the Arabian Sea connecting it with the Persian Gulf Gulf of Oman
coastal region of the western Arabian Peninsula bordering on the Red Sea; includes both Mecca and Medina; formerly an independent kingdom until it united with Nejd to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Hedjaz , Hejaz , Hijaz
Asian river that rises in Tibet and flows through northern India and then southwest through Kashmir and Pakistan to the Arabian Sea Indus , Indus River
(Old Testament) the son of Abraham who was cast out after the birth of Isaac; considered the forebear of 12 Arabian tribes Ishmael
largest city in Pakistan; located in southeastern Pakistan; an industrial center and seaport on the Arabian Sea; former capital of Pakistan Karachi
peninsula extending northward from the Arabian mainland into the Persian Gulf Katar , Katar Peninsula , Qatar , Qatar Peninsula
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