Dumah

Dumah

(do͞o`mə), in the Bible. 1 Descendants of Ishmael, an Arabic tribe in the desert of N Arabia. 2 Town, S ancient Palestine. 3 Apparently a symbolic name for Edom.
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24) The angel of death, assisted by the one called Dumah, who rules over the world of 'silence', beats the corpse violently with metal chains .
Caulker and Ko-Thi music director Dumah Saafir, who painstakingly research the cultures of West Africa, Haiti and Brazil in their ongoing work for the dance company, chose not to take a culturally specific approach in selecting the music and dance of Benito Cereno, opting instead for a representation of the entire diaspora.
It was also a place on the edge of the Nefud desert, where traders came en route between Madinah and Dumah.