Population Census and Land Surveys under the Umayyads (41–132/661–750)

@inproceedings{alQ2008PopulationCA,
  title={Population Census and Land Surveys under the Umayyads (41–132/661–750)},
  author={Wadād al-Qāḍī},
  year={2008}
}
  • Wadād al-Qāḍī
  • Published 2008
  • History
  • 1) I would like to thank Jeremy Johns, Chase Robinson, Paul Cobb, and Lawrence Conrad for reading drafts of this paper and giving me valuable feedback. 2) Roger S. Bagnal and Bruce Frier, The Demography of Roman Egypt (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994). 3) There are records of later censuses in Roman/Byzantine Egypt. We know of a call for a census by the “Prefect of Egypt” in 297 AD, but neither the prefect’s edict nor the breviary have survived; see Allen Chester Johnson and Louis… CONTINUE READING
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