Humaydah

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Banu Humaydah
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Portrait of a young man from the Humaydah tribe with two boys in Bareq By Wilfred Thesiger 1946.
Total population
30,000.[1]
Regions with significant populations
Bareq, Al-Majardah
Languages
Arabic
Religion
Islam

Humaydah (also transliterated as Humaidah, Arabic: حميضة‎), is an Arab tribe,[2] a subgroup of the Bariq tribe of the Qahtanite people. They were a powerful house which governed the city of Bareq until the Ibn Saud invasion and lived peacefully beside al-Ali.[3]

Origin[edit]

Banu Humaydah trace their origin to Humaydah b. al-Harith b. Awf b. Amr b. Sa`d b. Thailbh b. Kinanah b. Bariq . They lived in Bareq with the other Bariq tribes, Al-Musa ibn Ali, Al- Isb'ai and Al-Jabali.[4][5]

Humaydah branches[edit]

  • Al-Hajri[6]
  • Al-Salim
  • Maha'mula
  • Aaram (Al-Aram)
  • Gdraymah (Al-Gdraymah)
  • Fseel (Al-Fseel)

Influential people of Bariq[edit]

See also[edit]

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