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The Politics and Culture of an Umayyad Tribe
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Mohammad Rihan
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-04 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The Umayyad caliphate, ruling over much of what is now the modern Middle East after the death of the Prophet Muhammad, governe from Damascus from 661 to750CE, when they were expelled by the Abbasids. Here, Mohammad Rihan sheds light on the tribal system of this empir, by looking at one
The Politics and Culture of an Umayyad Tribe
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Mohammad Rihan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-04 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The Umayyad caliphate, ruling over much of what is now the modern Middle East after the death of the Prophet Muhammad, governe from Damascus from 661 to750CE, when they were expelled by the Abbasids. Here, Mohammad Rihan sheds light on the tribal system of this empir, by looking at one
The Early Muslim Conquest of Syria
Language: en
Pages: 310
Authors: Mohammad Rihan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-23 - Publisher: Routledge

This book narrates the battles, conquests and diplomatic activities of the early Muslim fighters in Syria and Iraq vis-à-vis their Byzantine and Sasansian counterparts. It is the first English translation of one of the earliest Arabic sources on the early Muslim expansion entitled Futūḥ al-Shām (The Conquests of Syria). The
Arabs in the Early Islamic Empire
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Brian Ulrich
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-09 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Examining a single broad tribal identity - al-Azd - from the immediate pre-Islamic period into the early Abbasid era, this book notes the ways it was continually refashioned over that time. It explores the ways in which the rise of the early Islamic empire influenced the peoples of the Arabian
Conquered Populations in Early Islam
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Elizabeth Urban
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-10 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

This book traces the journey of new Muslims as they joined the early Islamic community and articulated their identities within it. It focuses on Muslims of slave origins, who belonged to the society in which they lived but whose slave background rendered them somehow alien. How did these Muslims at