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Quza? (Arabic: ) is a pre-Islamic Arab god of weather, worshiped by the people of Muzdalifah. The pre-Islamic rite of the Ifada celebrated after the September equinox was performed facing the direction of Quzah's sanctuary. A lasting reference to Quzah is the term qaws Quza? ( ), "Bow of Quzah", which became the Arabic term for rainbow.
- ^ Michael Jordan, Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses, p. 260.
- ^ Patricia Hidiroglou, L'eau divine et sa symbolique.
- ^ Philip Khuri Hitti, Islam, a Way of Life, p. 37.
- ^ J. Bartlett, Edom and the Edomites, p. 201.