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History of al-Tabari Vol. 27, The
Language: en
Pages: 233
Authors: ?abar?
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-30 - Publisher: SUNY Press

By 735 an Arab empire stretched from Arles and Avignon in southern France to the Indus River and Central Asia, and a vital young civilization fostered by a new world religion was taking root. Yet the Muslim conquerors were divided by tribal quarrels, tensions among new converts, and religious revolts.
The History of Al-Tabarī
Language: en
Authors: Muḥammad Ibn-Ǧarīr aṭ- Ṭabarī
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher:

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Persian Historiography
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Meisami Julie Scott Meisami
Categories: HISTORY
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-06 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Winner of the 1999 British-Kuwait Friendship Society Prize in Middle Eastern Studies. Described by the BKFS reviewer as "e;A ground-breaking work on a subject that has been almost totally neglected."e;"e;Why write history in Persian?"e; Persian historical writing has received little attention as compared with Arabic, especially as seen in the
Islam in Historical Perspective
Language: en
Pages: 534
Authors: Alexander Knysh
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-26 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Islam in Historical Perspective provides readers with an introduction to Islam, Islamic history and societies with carefully selected historical and scriptural evidence that enables them to form a comprehensive and balanced vision of Islam’s rise and evolution across the centuries and up to the present day. Combining historical and chronological
The Eastern Frontier
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Robert Haug
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-27 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Transoxania, Khurasan, and ?ukharistan – which comprise large parts of today's Central Asia – have long been an important frontier zone. In the late antique and early medieval periods, the region was both an eastern political boundary for Persian and Islamic empires and a cultural border separating communities of sedentary