Banu Hamdan

Banu Hamdan (Arabic: بَنُو هَمْدَان; Musnad: 𐩠𐩣𐩵𐩬) is a well known Sabaean clan that dates back to the 1st millennium BCE. The clan is located in Yemen. It was mentioned in Sabaic inscriptions as qayls of Hashid, who later acquired control over a part of Bakil and finally gave their clan name to tribal confederations including Hashid and Bakil.[1]

Banu Hamdan
بنو همدان
Qahtanite
Banner of Banu Hamdan
EthnicityArab
NisbaAl-Hamdani
LocationYemen
Descended fromHamdan
BranchesBanu Yam, Banu Kathir, Banu Al-Mashrouki
ReligionPaganism, later Islam