Note 143
From Chapter 50 of the Decline & Fall

The siege of Tayef, division of the spoil, etc., are related by Abulfeda (p. 117 - 123) and Gagnier, (tom. iii. p. 88 - 111.) It is Al Jannabi who mentions the engines and engineers of the tribe of Daws. The fertile spot of Tayef was supposed to be a piece of the land of Syria detached and dropped in the general deluge

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