Prophet and the Age of the Caliphates The Islamic near East from the 6th to the 11th Century
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Edition: 3rd 2016 (Revised)
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The Prophet and the Age of Caliphates is an accessible history of the Near East from c.600-1050AD, the period in which Islamic society was formed. Beginning with the life of Muhammad and the birth of Islam, Hugh Kennedy goes on to explore the great Arab conquests of the seventh century and the golden age of the Umayyad and Abbasid caliphates when the world of Islam was politically and culturally far more developed than the West. The arrival of the Seljuk Turks and the period of political fragmentation which followed shattered this early unity, never to be recovered. This new edition is fully updated to take into account the considerable amount of new research on early Islam, and contains a…
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 12/10/2015
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall