Plan of the centre of Makkah

 

Al Fakihi; Tarikh Makkah
(History of Makka) (883AD)

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 Taken from: Concepts and Ideas at the Dawn of Islam‎ by M. J. Kister

                        Die Chroniken der Stadt Mekka, edited by Ferdinand Wustenfeld

 

The mountain group Thabir Plur Athbira consists of six parts:

1 Thabir Geina…..

2 The Thabir el Zang (jabal al-zanj) is so called because the black slaves of Mecca when fetching wood there play game
here it is a part of the

3 Thabir el Nachilund……..

 

In the place where we nowadays have the dar al- abbas there used to be in the old days the market where slaves were sold.