عنوان مقاله [English]
The social classification in Arabian Peninsula before Islam affected by the tribal system and the ruling traditions was hierarchy like. This classification in the northern and southern areas was of some differences from that of Hejaz area thanks to development of social organization as well as the political and economic development of these areas.
This article tries to study these differences via the descriptive-explanatory approach, and taking advantage of the sources related to the age of ignorance, general histories, local histories, geographical and authorities’ books. On account of this research, the development of tribal and political system of northern and southern areas as well as their economic progress has been effective towards the distribution of the wealth, power and position and it has caused the difference in terms of the social classes of these areas in the upper and intermediate levels, compared with the social classification in Hejaz.