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  1. Muhammad ibn Jarir al-. 838–923 ad, Arab scholar, whose works include a history of the world from the Creation to 915 ad and a commentary on the Koran
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Examples from the Web for tabari

Historical Examples

  • Sir W. Muir is not justified in copying these stories from Tabari.

    A Critical Exposition of the Popular 'Jihd'

    Moulavi Gergh Ali

  • The miraculous virtue ascribed to menstruous blood is well illustrated in a story told by the Arab chronicler Tabari.

    Balder The Beautiful, Vol. I.

    Sir James George Frazer

  • According to Tabari, he actually slew the Ephthalite monarch, ravaged his territory, and pillaged his treasures.

  • He also quotes from the Chronicle of Tabari a story of a princess who was made to bleed by a rose-leaf lying in her bed.

    The Kath Sarit Sgara

    Somadeva Bhatta

  • But Ephraim broke in: "If you care for speed and wise feet beneath you, Tabari herself is there."