South Arabia


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South Arabia

Federation of. the former name (1963--67) of South Yemen (excluding Aden)
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Dinah Jung's fascinating study of the cultural, aesthetic, social, and ritual meanings and uses of perfumery in South Arabia and southern Yemen, specifically in 'Adan/Lahj, shows how the elaboration of 'natural' scents into cultural perfumes, incense, and other aromatic forms enjoys much prestige, and carries complex meanings transcending art and pleasure (though these, too, are important).
South Arabia, including Aden, was declared independent on November 30, 1967, and was renamed the People's Republic of South Yemen.
This year for the first time members of the newly-formed West Yorkshire branch of the Aden Veterans Association held a ceremony at the Market Cross to remember the hundreds killed in 'The Forgotten War' in South Arabia in the 1960s.
For example, chapter five addresses British colonial wars in Malaya, South Arabia, and Oman from 1945-1975, and chapter nine discusses protracted Latin American insurgencies lasting from the 1960s through the 1990s.
Dr le Roux writes, "The Yemenite Jews insisted that they migrated to South Arabia 42 years before the destruction of the First Temple (approximately 630 BCE) ...
Hickling later served with the Commonwealth Office in 1964 and then as legal adviser to the High Commissioner in Aden and the Federation of South Arabia between 1964 and 1967.
Conservative and Labour governments in the post-Suez era also shared a fundamental misconception of their capacity, first of all, to remain in South Arabia, then to control the process of withdrawal and, finally, to exert influence after their departure.
This survey of ancient South Arabia provides a much needed contribution to the ancient Near East for the English-speaking world.
South Arabia (the Roman Arabia Felix) had a civilized society based on the wealth of its spice and incense trade -- this is where the gold, frankincense and myrrh of the Bible came from.
Calls included 224 to the USA, 274 to South Arabia, 144 to Trinidad and Tobago, 153 to the Maldives and 148 to Iraq.
The greatest attention is inevitably paid to the reigns of Ezana and of Caleb, who was the most important of Ezana's successors and ruled in the first half of the sixth century, and the work covers the situation and events both in the Aksumite kingdom itself and, inasmuch as it formed part of the Aksumite empire and impinged on its history, in South Arabia.
His encyclopedia Al-Iklil ("The Crown"; partially translated as The Antiquities of South Arabia) and his other writings are a major source of information on Arabia.

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