Did the Saracens Get Their Name from the Biblical Sarah? https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/history-ideas/2019/11/did-the-saracens-get-their-name-from-the-biblical-sarah/

That’s what the rumor is. The truth about the ancient Arabic-speaking tribe is a little different.

November 27, 2019 | Philologos
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A Dutch woodcut showing “Saracens” by Erhard Reuwich, 1486. Wikipedia.

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