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Title: Middle Sabaean Cultural-Political Area
Subtitle: Material Sources of Quaylite Political Power
Author(s): KOROTAYEV, Andrey
Journal: Ancient Near Eastern Studies
Volume: 31 Date: 1993
The Middle Sabaean cultural-political area was first of all a system of entities denoted as ’s2῾b in the Sabaic inscriptions. As been demonstrated by Robin, the Middle Sabaic notion of sha῾b designated in different contexts quite different types of collectivities which constituted a certain structural hierarchy.