Using the prosopographical method, Elmakias unearths fresh information about early Islam's inexperienced and pioneering naval commanders. Through their fascinating biographies, we learn about the people who led the Islamic navy during the first conquests of the Islamic empire and helped to realise the spread and expansion of Islamic influence. This is her story. By Najib George Awad. A study of the identity-formation process that the Christians of Syria-Palestine experienced during the Umayyad Caliphate.
It approaches this subject by using John of Damascus and his writings on Islam as a case-study. Such an examination has not yet been pursued in the scholarship of Byzantine Christianity during that era. Introduction by Sabine Schmidtke. It is a multitext volume of leaves which in its present form comprises seven individual works.
It is hoped that the present facsimile edition will enable and encourage scholars to delve into the materials it contains. The history of Near and Middle Eastern Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study dates back to , and it is the one area of scholarship that has been continuously represented at the Institute ever since. The volume opens with a historical sketch of the study of the Near and Middle East at the Institute. By Peter Adamson. Bethlehem's Syriac Christians Self, nation and church in dialogue and practice.
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By Mohamed Abdelrahman Eissa. Series: Islamic History and Thought 5. The aim of this comparison is to understand to what extent, and in what way, the theology of each jurist shaped his choices in legal theory. Series: Islamic History and Thought 6.
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This volume explores aspects of religious culture in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Arabian Peninsula across Late Antiquity — the period of dynamic and historically crucial developments, culminating in the emergence of Islam. While it would be impossible to provide an exhaustive examination of the topic in a single volume, it is the main aim of this book to further stimulate scholarly research on the Late Antique context of the origins of Islam and the history of early Arab-Muslim culture.
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