Fields located on the central plateau and crestline are owned billamis, literally “by touch,” i.e., by the process of preparing and working the field.

  • Source: Behnke, Roy H. The Herders of Cyrenaica: ecology, economy and kinship among the Bedouin of Eastern Libya. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1980.
  • Culture: Libyan Bedouin
  • Location: Africa