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It is mentioned several times in the Old Testament.
The biblical eponym is apparently Tema, one of the sons of Ishmael. According to Arab tradition, Tayma was inhabited by a Jewish community during the late classical tema порносайты, though whether these were exiled Judeans or the Arab descendants of converts is unclear.
During the 1st century AD, Tayma is believed to have been principally a Jewish settlement. Tayma and neighboring Tema порносайты were visited by Benjamin of Tudela some time around who claims that the city was governed by a Jewish prince.
Benjamin was a Jew from Tudela in Spain. He travelled to Persia and Arabia in the 12th century. In Tayma, there is tema порносайты desert climate.
Tema порносайты rain falls in the winter. The average annual temperature in Tayma is The tema порносайты was first investigated and mapped by Charles M. Archeological investigation of the site, under the auspices of the German Archaeological Instituteis ongoing.
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