The Archaeology of the Early Islamic Settlement in Palestine

@inproceedings{Magness2003TheAO,
  title={The Archaeology of the Early Islamic Settlement in Palestine},
  author={Jodi Magness},
  year={2003}
}
The Archaeology of the Early Islamic Settlement in Palestine evaluates the archaeological evidence for a significant transformation in the Middle East. In A.D. 634, a victory at the Battle of Adjnadayn allowed Muslims to conquer the Byzantine frontier and a new epoch opened for the region. The political history for Palestine is clear; the Byzantine Empire was pushed aside for the new, triumphant Islamic empire. The Umayyads ruled from Damascus from A.D. 661 until replaced by the Abbasids in A.D… Expand
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