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The 363 Earthquake and the End of Public Paganism in the Southern Transjordan
The 363 earthquake caused a large amount of damage throughout the Near East, but in the regions that became Palaestina Salutaris, this earthquake also played an important role in ending public paganExpand
Mirage of the Saracen
Orientalism and the Study of the Pre-modern Middle East
Edward Said's Orientalism (1978) argued that the image of the Middle East (Orientalism) that was created by "western" (mainly French) writers and artists in the 19th century justified EuropeanExpand
The desert fringe (Petra and Palmyra)