Religious beliefs in the kingdom of Sami


  • Kawthar Hassan Hindi Al-Tamimi Karbala University / College of Education for Human Sciences Department of History


Sami, Taleb Riam, Al-Jawf, Sami, Sama


The kingdom of Sami was considered one of the small kingdoms about which we did not have a detailed history of its origin or formation, like the rest of the kingdoms of Yemen. After (Bataleb Riyam), from here the study began by shedding light on the history ofWhat helped the strength of this kingdom is the weakness of the Kingdom of Sheba, with which the Kingdom of Sami had friendly relations, and stood by its side in its wars with the Kingdom of Sheba and Dhi Raidan, as well as its geographical location, which helped in the difficulty of accessing it because it is located in the mountainous regions.Aqeel Sami had a role in the history of the kingdom of Saba, so (Yarim Ayman) Al-Hamdani, one of the Qils of the Sami kingdom, usurped the throne of Saba in the year 145 BC.Over time, the gods Sama or Sami became known as Taleb Riyam, who is considered the national and official deity of the Sami people, as well as the union of the three tribes from which they formed (the union of the third lambs), as they consisted of Sami the lambs, Sami Hashid, and Sami Hajar, where these tribes presented to the god Taleb Riyam offerings and vows in connection with their conquests And their worship of it, in addition to the donations, lands and money presented by the kings of Semei to this god in the region of Mount Riam, and just as the god Taleb Riam Baal Sharam was worshiped by the tribes of Semei Lamb, as well as the god Taleb Riam bin Baal Qadman, who is located in the land of Damhan