George257 Wrote:
Nov 15, 2012 5:19 PM
every baby lived to adulthood, it is difficult to believe that these numbers are possible. It is more likely that the tribes so named had a fictitious founder attributed to them many centuries later, to retrospectively explain their name. And the Arabs wholeheartedly adopted the myth of descent from Ishmael, because it made them a part of God's Covenant.