Rural Settlement Processes in Central Palestine, ca. 640–800 c.e.: The Ramla-Yavneh Region as a Case Study

@article{Taxel2013RuralSP,
  title={Rural Settlement Processes in Central Palestine, ca. 640–800 c.e.: The Ramla-Yavneh Region as a Case Study},
  author={Itamar Taxel},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={369},
  pages={157 - 199}
}
  • Itamar Taxel
  • Published 1 May 2013
  • History
  • Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research
As a partial response to the paucity of synthetic studies that deal with the countryside of the Palestinian heartland during Early Islamic times, this article concentrates on rural settlement processes and rural—urban relationships in a specific part of central Palestine—the Ramla-Yavneh region—between ca. 640 and 800 C.E. Several excavated or systematically surveyed rural sites, located within the immediate hinterland of the region's urban and semi-urban centers, have been chosen as… 

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