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The Byzantine-Islamic Transition in Palestine: An Archaeological Approach
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS PROLOGUE FOUR EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS VERSUS 'ARGUMENTS IN STONE' APPENDIX I: CITIES IN BYZANTINE PALESTINE, PHOENICE, AND ARABIA APPENDIX II: EARLYExpand
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Early Mosques in the Negev Highlands: New Archaeological Evidence on Islamic Penetration of Southern Palestine
  • G. Avni
  • History
  • Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental…
  • 1 May 1994
A number of early mosques associated with a widespread system of settlements that existed during the sixth to eighth centuries C. E. have been discovered in recent years throughout the NegevExpand
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Pre-farming environment and OSL chronology in the Negev Highlands, Israel
Abstract The ancient agriculture in the southern Levant is very much dependant on the interaction between the geological and geomorphological characteristics of the desert environment and the aridExpand
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A comprehensive characterization of ancient desert agricultural systems in the Negev Highlands of Israel
Abstract Ancient agricultural systems based on runoff harvesting techniques are abundant in the Negev Highlands. The current study examined traditional classification and investigated theExpand
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Geomorphic changes leading to natural desertification versus anthropogenic land conservation in an arid environment, the Negev Highlands, Israel
The Negev Highlands in southern Israel are currently under an erosive regime causing degradation of soil and vegetation; a process which has often been attributed to land mismanagement andExpand
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The Persian Conquest of Jerusalem (614 C.E.)—An Archaeological Assessment
  • G. Avni
  • History
  • Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental…
  • 1 February 2010
While historical sources describe in detail the 614 C.E. Persian conquest of Jerusalem and the massacre of its Christian population, the archaeological evidence for this event is meager. A carefulExpand
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A review of the rise and fall of ancient desert runoff agriculture in the Negev Highlands - A model for the southern Levant deserts
Abstract The rise and fall of desert agriculture in the southern Levant has been debated among scholars for the last 200 years, in the chronological, the socio-political and the environmentalExpand
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