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The Thamud are a people mentioned in the Qur'an as rejecting their Prophet Saleh. The Quran (Arabic al-qurʾān أَلْقُرآن; its literal meaning is the recitation and is often called Al Quran Al Karim: The Noble Quran, also transliterated as Quran, Koran, and less commonly Alcoran) is the holy book of Islam. ... Not to be confused with the city of Salè, Morocco. ...


Modern archaeology tends to identify the Thamud with the people of Petra. This article is about the Jordanian site of Petra. ...


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The Picket Wire People (433 words)
The Thamudic Alphabet is 2000 years old yet it is similar in style and age to the Picket Wire petroglyphs!
Thamudic is an early writing style that was used in what is now Saudi Arabia, or Iberia, in assorted forms from about 500 BC to as late as 500 AD.
Nevertheless, the symbols do appear to convey a meaning and are arranged and combined in a way that suggests the knowledge and survival of a language and writing system.
PerishedNations.com (857 words)
4The script was first identified in a region in north central Yemen that is known as Thamud, which is bound to the north by the Rub'al Khali, to the south by the Hadramaut and to the west by Shabwah.
It is very significant that some remains of Thamud were found in the region where 'Ad had lived, especially around the region where the Hadramites, the descendants of 'Ad, lived and where their capital city stood.
Thamud were destroyed with a terrible punishment just like all the other peoples both before and after them who denied the Truth.
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