Banu Hudhayl

Hudhayl or Hothail or Huthail (Arabic: هذيل) is an Adnanite tribe of western Saudi Arabia in Hijjaz. The tribe is known throughout the history for their talented poets and intellectuals. They are settled mainly in Saudi Arabia and a few thousands in Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco.

Hudhayl
هذيل
Adnanites
Banner of Banu Hudhayl at the Battle of Siffin
EthnicityArab
NisbaAl-Hudhali
LocationSaudi Arabia, Jordan
Descended fromHudhayl ibn Madraka
ReligionPaganism, later Islam