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Dhū-Nuwās

(517—525)


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(Δίμνος), ruler of Ḥimyar (517–25).

A native of South Arabia, he seized power by overthrowing his predecessor (probably Maʿadikarib); he converted to Judaism, took the name of Joseph (Yūsuf), and ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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