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Hagarism : The Making of the Islamic World 1 Hagarism : The Making of the Islamic World

  title={Hagarism : The Making of the Islamic World 1 Hagarism : The Making of the Islamic World},
  author={Patricia Gould Crone and Michael Cook},
Unlike Egypt, Iraq accommodated not one but two provincial identities, the Assyrian and the Babylonian. Both cultures had of course suffered violent destruction on their fall a thousand years before the Arab conquests as Nabopolassar and the Medes turned Assyria into ' heaps and ruins' in 612 B.C. so Xerxes razed the walls of Babylon, expropriated its citizens and turned its god into bullion after the revolt of 482. Both identities nonetheless survived, the first under a Christian aegis, the… 
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