concubine-slave

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  • Among the richer classes, it is considered shameful to sell a concubine slave. Cited from Travels In Arabia, by John Lewis Burckhardt
  • I have noted that the only concubine slave-girl mentioned in the Koran are these "captives possessed by the right hand." Cited from 1000 Nights and a Night, Vol. 2, Tr. by Burton
  • The narrators have, by citing different circumstances regarding them, made them three different persons, and one of them a concubine-slave, as they could not think a house or family complete without a slave-girl or a concubine-slave. Cited from A Critical Exposition of the Popular 'Jihad', by Moulavi Gery"gh Ali
  • There might be more than one wife acknowledged as secondary in status or a mere concubine slave to help in domestic duties while giving pleasure to the head of the family, but there was early a social demand for one chief wife whose offspring should inherit the family power. Cited from The Family and it's Members, by Anna Garlin Spencer
  • I will here take the opportunity of noticing Maria the Coptic, who is alleged to have been a concubine-slave of Mohammad, although she does not come under the category of prisoners made slaves. Cited from A Critical Exposition of the Popular 'Jihad', by Moulavi Gery"gh Ali
  • That anyone of the Marias was a concubine-slave is a mere conjecture, or a stereotyped form of traditional confusion in mixing up maidservants with slaves or concubine-slaves. Cited from A Critical Exposition of the Popular 'Jihad', by Moulavi Gery"gh Ali