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Between Empires: Arabs, Romans, and Sasanians in Late Antiquity

Greg Fisher
Format
Book
Published
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Language
English
Variant Title
Arabs, Romans, and Sasanians in late antiquity
Series
Oxford Classical Monographs
ISBN
9780199599271, 0199599270
Related Resources
Table of contents Contributor biographical information Publisher description
Summary
An examination of the complex inter-relationships between the Roman and Sasanid Empires, and some of their Arab allies and neighbours, during the last century before the emergence of Islam. Greg Fisher stresses the importance of a Near East dominated by Rome and Iran for the formation of early concepts of Arab identity.
Contents
  • Aspects of Arab Christianisation
  • Empires, clients, and politics
  • Arabic, culture, and ethnicity
  • Between empires : the Jafnids, the Naṣrids, and late antiquity
  • The Jafnids and history in East and West.
Description
xvi, 254 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Notes
  • Originally presented as the author's thesis (D. Phil.)--University of Oxford, 2008.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-243) and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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