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Western region of the Arabian Peninsula: the rugged plateau between the Najd highlands and the Red Sea coast. Early on a centre for the South Arabian trading culture, its foremost economic stations were Mecca, Medina, and the port, Jeddah.


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

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