Studies in History, Economics, and Public Law Volume 68

Studies in History, Economics, and Public Law Volume 68

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...by the terms they made with us.' But we consider them as ' people bound to us by covenant, ' whose terms of peace involve rights to them and obligations on them, and the violation of which is legal only if they do some thing that shows their perfidy and treachery." 158 1 Evidently there is a mistake in the text. is superfluous. The negative particle "la."' I CHAPTER XIV T111-: SAMARITANS The terms made by abu-'Ubaidah. Hisham ibn-'Ammar from Safwan ibn-'Amr: --Abu-'Ubaidah ibn-al-Jarrah made terms with the Samaritans in the provinces of the Jordan and Palestine, who acted as spies and guides for the Moslems, stipulating that they pay tax on their persons but nothing on their lands. When Yazid ibn-Mu'awiyah, however, assumed power he assessed leharaj on their lands. The tax imposed by Y aaid. I was informed by certain meIr-1--wIe'llT--ve--r dTiTn_The conditions of the Jordan and Palestine that Yazid ibn-Mu'awiyah assessed kharaj on the lands of the Samaritans in the Jordan, and levied on every man two dinars as poll-tax. He also assessed kharaj on their lands in Palestine and levied five dinars on every man. Sects. The Samaritans are Jews and are divided into two classes, one is called ad-Dustan Dositheans and the other al-Kiishan.1 Their lands become crown-land. There was in Palestine in the early part of the caliphate of ar-Rashid a devastating plague which in some cases would attack all the members of a household. As a result, their land was rendered waste and useless. Ar-Rashid put it in charge of some who cultivated it and by gifts attracted the farmers and tenants into it. thus making it crown domains. In these places the Samaritans lived. One of those...show more

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  • Paperback | 130 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 245g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236801326
  • 9781236801326