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FROM POLIS TO MADINA: URBAN CHANGE IN LATE ANTIQUE AND EARLY ISLAMIC SYRIA
La civilisation urbaine qui, en Occident, s'est effondree sous les coups des invasions barbares, a continue a s'epanouir en Orient, mais en subissant des changements qui, en plusieurs siecles,Expand
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The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live In
Todays Arab world was created at breathtaking speed. In just over one hundred years following the death of Mohammed in 632, Arabs had subjugated a territory with an east-west expanse greater than theExpand
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Monuments of Merv: Traditional Buildings of the Karakum
Archaeological research and ancient records have been combined in this work to provide a comprehensive account of the buildings of Merv, an oasis city in the middle of the Turkmenistani desert.Expand
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The Prophet and the Age of the Caliphates: The Islamic Near East from the Sixth to the Eleventh Century
1:The matrix of the Muslim world: the near East in the early seventh century 2: The Birth of the Islamic State 3: Conquest and division in the time of the Rashidun Caliphs 4: The Umayyad Caliphate 5:Expand
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Hierarchy and Egalitarianism in Islamic Thought
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The Byzantine And Early Islamic Near East
Contents: Preface From Polis to Madina: urban change in late Antique and early Islamic Syria The last century of Byzantine Syria: a reinterpretation Gerasa and Scythopolis: power and patronage in theExpand
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The city and the nomad
Cities The ‘Islamic city’ has been an important focus of historical discussion for at least a century; scholars have drawn attention to the importance of cities in Islamic society, the vast size ofExpand
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An historical atlas of Islam
I THE EARLY MUSLIM EARTH AND SKY The World According to al-Idrisi 549/1154 The World According to al-Sharfi 986/1579 Arabic Constellations Star Names used by the Arabs in the Indian Ocean II THEExpand
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Egypt as a province in the Islamic caliphate, 641–868
The Muslim conquest of Egypt followed naturally from that of Syria. In the aftermath of the final Byzantine surrender of Alexandria in 22/642, the most important decision facing ‘Amr was theExpand
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