Surdon and L. Bercher, Recueil de
testes de sociologie, pp. 74 f.
'Aqabah was the place where Muhammad met with the Medinese in
preparation for his departure from Mecca. The so-called
under the tree, took place in 627. Cf. Ibn Hishim,
Sirah, p. 746.
J. Schacht in EI,
s.v. "Malik b. Anas."
(69); 42.19 (18).