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Damascus After The Muslim Conquest

Author : Nancy A. Khalek
ISBN : 9780199736515
Genre : History
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Unlike other histories of the early Islamic period, which focus on the political and military aspects of the conquests, this book is about narrative history and the constitution of identity in the changing and dynamic landscape of the early Islamic world.--provided by publisher.

Crossing Confessional Boundaries

Author : John Renard
ISBN : 9780520287921
Genre : Religion
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Arguably the single most important element in Abrahamic cross-confessional relations has been an ongoing mutual interest in perennial spiritual and ethical exemplars of one another’s communities. Ranging from Late Antiquity through the Middle Ages, Crossing Confessional Boundaries explores the complex roles played by saints, sages, and Friends of God in the communal and intercommunal lives of Christians, Muslims, and Jews across the Mediterranean world, from Spain and North Africa to the Middle East to the Balkans. By examining these stories in their broad institutional, social, and cultural contexts, Crossing Confessional Boundaries reveals unique theological insights into the interlocking histories of the Abrahamic faiths.

The Muslim Conquest Of Spain

Author : A. I. Akram
ISBN : UVA:X001024194
Genre : Arabs
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The First Islamic Conquest Of Aelia Islamic Jerusalem

Author : Othman Ismael Al-Tel
ISBN : OSU:32435076529171
Genre : Electronic book
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Women In Muslim History

Author : Charis Waddy
ISBN : UVA:X000172438
Genre : Muslim women
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Author : Gérard Degeorge
ISBN : UCSC:32106017501864
Genre : Architecture
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With over 300 original photographs, as well as charts, architectural plans, and reproductions of engravings and ancient watercolors, Damascus provides a rich and thorough introduction to the architectural and archeological history of one of the world's great cities. Weaving together aspects of history, sociology, religion, and law, Degeorge presents a unique perspective on the sights and monuments, allowing the reader a global view and a tangible sense of the successive civilizations in order to understand their mysteries. In the introduction, the natural history and geography of the region are explored— elements crucial for a deeper understanding of Damascus's place on the world map and its situation on the major commercial routes. Relations with the West (the Greek and Roman empires, the Crusades, and French Imperialism) are broadly addressed, both in the acts and deeds of the people, as well as the perspective of Western travelers, businessmen, and political figures. Degeorge also includes the impressions and observations of nearby residents of the Mahgreb, Syria, and other members of the Orient, departing from the uniquely ethnocentric point of view that often dominates studies of the region.

The Annual Of Leeds University Oriental Society

Author : University of Leeds. Oriental Society
ISBN : UOM:39015010318544
Genre : Middle East
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ISBN : OSU:32435028699254
Genre : Middle East
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Dissertation Abstracts International

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105119280472
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Global History Of Philosophy

Author : John C. Plott
ISBN : UOM:39015003332221
Genre : Philosophy
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The Early Muslim Conquest Of Syria

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ISBN : 9781000690583
Genre : History
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This book narrates the battles, conquests and diplomatic activities of the early Muslim fighters in Syria and Iraq vis-à-vis their Byzantine and Sasansian counterparts. It is the first English translation of one of the earliest Arabic sources on the early Muslim expansion entitled Futūḥ al-Shām (The Conquests of Syria). The translation is based on the Arabic original composed by a Muslim author, Muḥammad al-Azdī, who died in the late 8th or early 9th century C.E. A scientific introduction to al-Azdīʼs work is also included, covering the life of the author, the textual tradition of the work as well as a short summary of the textʼs train of thought. The source narrates the major historical events during the early Muslim conquests in a region that covers today’s Lebanon, Israel, Palestinian Territories, Jordan, Syria, Turkey and Iraq in the 7th century C.E. Among these events are the major battles against the Byzantines, such as the Battles of Ajnādayn and al-Yarmūk, the conquests of important cities, including Damascus, Jerusalem and Caesarea, and the diplomatic initiatives between the Byzantines and the early Muslims. The narrative abounds with history and Islamic theological content. As the first translation into a European language, this volume will be of interest to a wide range of readership, including (Muslim and Christian) theologians, historians, Islamicists, Byzantinists, Syrologists and (Arabic) linguists.

Empire And Elites After The Muslim Conquest

Author : Chase F. Robinson
ISBN : 1139426915
Genre : History
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The study of early Islamic historical tradition has flourished with the emergence of an innovative scholarship no longer dependent on more traditional narratival approaches. Chase Robinson's book, first published in 2000, takes full account of the research available and interweaves history and historiography to interpret the political, social and economic transformations in the Mesopotamian region after the Islamic conquests. Using Arabic and Syriac sources to elaborate his argument, the author focuses on the Muslim and Christian élites, demonstrating that the immediate effects of the conquests were in fact modest ones. Significant social change took place only at the end of the seventh century with the imposition of Marwanid rule. Even then, the author argues, social power was diffused in the hands of local élites. This is a sophisticated study in a burgeoning field in Islamic studies.

The Age Of Hippotoxotai

Author : Ilkka Syvänne
ISBN : UOM:39015059307937
Genre : Military art and science
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Pro Ecclesia

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ISBN : UVA:X002570941
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Encyclopedia Of Invasions And Conquests From Ancient Times To The Present

Author : Paul K. Davis
ISBN : UOM:39076002572076
Genre : Reference
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A reference to invasions from the time of Sargon the Great (2334- 2279 BCE) to the recent American invasion of Iraq discusses primarily military aspects, but offers information on political and economic concerns when pertinent.

Jerusalem Studies In Arabic And Islam

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ISBN : UCSD:31822041025107
Genre : Arab countries
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Some Minorities In The Middle East

Author : Richard Tapper
ISBN : UOM:39015032560214
Genre : Ethnicity
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Bulletin De La Soci?t? De G?ographie D Egypte

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ISBN : SRLF:A0002349264
Genre : Africa
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Bulletin De La Soci?t? De G?ographie D ?gypte

Author : Jamʻīyah al-Jughrāfīyah al-Miṣrīyah
ISBN : UOM:39015035844136
Genre : Africa
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The Big Picture

Author : John D. Loftin
ISBN : UOM:49015003415180
Genre : Religion
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This book examines the history of the world's religions, tracing them through four historical epochs in order to show how the temporal interacts with the timeless. Presented in detail are the major figures Krishna, Buddha, Abraham, Jesus, Muhammad, Confucius, and Lao Tzu. Coverage of other figures mythical and historical - from Gilgamesh and Ishtar to Luther and Calvin - reveals how they too had an impact on history.

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