|Philpy, Motor Tracks And Sabaean Inscriptions In Najd, Geogr Journal, 1950, 211-215, A||Strabo described the custom in south Arabia which permitted women to have many husbands provided they were all brothers|
|Conti Rossini, Carlo, Chrestomathia Arabica meridionalis epigraphica edita et glossario instructa 1931 Pubblicazioni dell'Instituto per l'Oriente p||Le Museon, 3-4, 1953, P|
Strabo, Book XVI, Chapter 4, 22-24• John Philby Background of Islam p.14
|Other news of which Strabo was also the source, typical of the Romans' opinion of their own cultural superiority appears on the curious systems of how south Arabia's regal power was transferred and on its inhabitants' unorthodox sexual habits|
|Beeston Some Observations on Greek and Latin Data Relating to South Arabia in Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Vol||Albert Jamme,inscription from Mahram Biqlis p|
Roman sources still bore the clear image of a wealthy and prosperous people living in a splendid country, but devoid of fundamental qualities such as the ability to fight.