[Ads-l] Antedating Jihad

Peter Morris peter_morris_1 at BLUEYONDER.CO.UK
Wed Mar 30 13:22:54 UTC 2016

Jihad dated 1852, according to the Online Etymology Dictionary

1837: http://tinyurl.com/jpfj7ae
1833: http://tinyurl.com/hbrhgxl
Not content with the territory he possessed in Spain, Abdelmumen 
published the jihad, or Holy War, with an intention of subduing 
the whole peninsula. 

1842: http://tinyurl.com/hy8kvn9
His preparations are said to have been of the most formidable 
description. For three consecutive months the jihad, or holy war, 
was proclaimed throughout his extensive dominions 

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