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GENEALOGICAL TREE OF THE PROPHET AND OF THE RASHIDÎN, 'OM EYYAN AND 'ABBASIDE KHALIFAHS.

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In Arabia the Seyyids are the descendants of Zain-el-Abidin, the only one of Husein's children who survived the Battle of Kerbela A.H. 60. (A.D. 680) The Seyyids devote themselves to learning and retigion.

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3 * The Sherîls are descendants of Hásan through

his two sons Zayd and Hásan el-Musanna. The Sherifs devote themselves to Government and war.

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AUTHOR OF "THE ANTIPODES AND ROUND THE WORLD.”

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LONDON : HENRY S. KING & Co.,
65, CORNHILL, AND 12, PATERNOSTER ROW.

1873.

270. g. 466.

WATSON AND HAZELL, PRINTERS,

LONDON AND AYLESBURY.

[All Rights reserved.]

I DEDICATE THIS WORK

TO

FREDERICK AYRTON, ES Q.,

OF CAIRO,

THE KIND FRIEND

WHO SUGGESTED MY UNDERTAKING, AND WHOSE HELP

AND ENCOURAGEMENT ENABLED ME TO PURSUE,

THE TRANSLATION OF THESE TALES.

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