from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Relating to the Himyarites or their language or culture.
- n. A member of an ancient tribe of southwest Arabia.
- n. The Semitic language of the ancient Himyarites.
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- n. An inhabitant of the ancient Himyaric kingdom.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as Himyaritic.
The generic term Himyarite designates the proto-Arabic monumental inscriptions which have been discovered, especially in the past half-century, in the south of the Arabian peninsula.
Himyarite Kings, a dynastic name like Pharaoh, Kisra (Persia),
“Akyál,” lit. whose word (Kaul) is obeyed, a title of the Himyarite Kings, of whom Al – Bergendi relates that one of them left an inscription at Samarcand, which many centuries ago no man could read.
The Meccan temple was first dressed as a mark of honour by Tobba the Himyarite when he Judaized. 30 If we accept this fact, which is vouched for by Oriental history, we are led to the conclusion that the children of Israel settled at
Who knew what ancient idols, what Himyarite inscriptions, what trinkets of gold, might not be found there?
Himyarite (Homerite) tribes of Yemen on the oppposite Arabian shore.
Be this as it may, by the defeat of the Himyarite army Quraish became supreme in command and authority.
Byzantine Emperor, in overthrowing the Himyarite power, killing the king and becoming the absolute rulers of South Arabia.
Towards the beginning of our Era the three most prominent and powerful Arab states were the Sabean, the Himyarite, and that of Hadramaut.
These results have opened the way not only to fresh views and studies concerning the various ancient South-Arabian dialects, such as Minean, Sabean, or Himyarite, Hadramautic, and Katabanian, but have also shed unexpected light on the history of the old