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Title Arabs and empires before Islam / Greg Fisher
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white)
Summary 'Arabs and Empires before Islam' collates nearly 250 translated extracts from an extensive array of ancient sources which, from a variety of different perspectives, illuminate the history of the Arabs before the emergence of Islam. These sources are drawn from a broad period from the eighth century BC to the Middle Ages, and include texts written in Greek, Latin, Syriac, Persian, and Arabic, inscriptions in a variety of languages and alphabets, and discussions of archaeological sites from across the Near East
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Text in English and multiple languages
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on August 25, 2015)
Subject Middle East -- History -- To 1500.
Middle East -- History -- To 1500 -- Sources.
Middle East -- Civilization -- To 1500.
Middle East -- Civilization -- To 1500 -- Sources.
Form Electronic book
Author Fisher, Greg, 1976- editor
ISBN 9780191801433 (ebook)