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Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism.

Synonymous with deva, probably on the basis that it is the opposite of asura, an ‘anti-god’ or demon in the post Ṛg Vedic understanding of the term.

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THE PROPHET MUHAMMAD, LABĪD AL-YAHŪDĪ AND THE COMMENTARIES TO <i>SŪRA</i> 113<sup>*</sup>

DAVID COOK.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2000; p ublished online January 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

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Luqmān

Marlé Hammond.

in A Dictionary of Arabic Literary Terms and Devices

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 86 words.

A legendary pre-Islamic figure renowned for his sagacity and his longevity. The thirty-first sūra or chapter of the Qurˀān is

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