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The Red Sea from Byzantium to the Caliphate : AD 500-1000 / Timothy Power.

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Author/Creator:
Power, Timothy, 1979-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
Cairo ; New York : American University in Cairo Press, 2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • xiv, 363 p. : maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-356) and index.
Contents:
  • The late Roman Erythra Thalassa, ca. 325-525
  • Contested hegemony, ca. 525-685
  • The long eighth century, ca. 685-830
  • The early Islamic Bahr al-Qulzum, ca. 830-970
  • The Long late antiquity from the perspective of the Red Sea.
Summary:
"This book examines the historic process traditionally referred to as the fall of Rome and the rise of Islam from the perspective of the Red Sea, a strategic waterway linking the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean and a distinct region incorporating Africa with Arabia"--Dust jacket flap.
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ISBN:
9789774165443
9774165446

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