Early Islamic Conquests (Princeton Studies on the Near East)

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World history: c 500 to C 1500, Unassigned Title, Medieval World History (Circa 450 - Circa 1450), History: World, Islam - General, 622-661, History, Islamic E
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In this contribution to the ongoing debate on the nature and causes of the Islamic conquests in Syria and Iraq during the sixth and seventh centuries, Fred Donner argues for a necessary distinction between the causes of the conquests, the causes of their success, and the causes of the subsequent Arab migrations to the Fertile Crescent/5(2).

Originally published in In this contribution to the ongoing debate on the nature and causes of the Islamic conquests in Syria and Iraq during the sixth and seventh centuries, Fred Donner argues for a necessary distinction between the causes of the conquests, the causes of their success, /5(1).

Dr Donner is one of the few extremely objective scholars of early islamic history and he deserves all the respect he gets.I hope the muslims read his works more that would increase their understanding of non-muslim perception of early islamic history free of prejudice and polemics.

Some of what he says /5(2). Walter Kaegi's 'Byzantium and the Early Islamic Conquests' is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the details behind the rapid Byzantine collapse in Syria and Mesopotamia.

However, those who want a more general and broader historical survey of the period in general should look elsewhere, as this book's focus is narrow and its audience primarily by: The Early Islamic Conquests (Princeton Studies on the Near East) Hardcover – Janu by Fred M. Donner (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings See all 13 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsCited by: The Early Islamic Conquests Book Description: In this contribution to the ongoing debate on the nature and causes of the Islamic conquests in Syria and Iraq during the sixth and seventh centuries, Fred Donner argues for a necessary Early Islamic Conquests book between the causes of the conquests, the causes of their success, and the causes of the subsequent Arab migrations to the Fertile.

To me, this book seems more like a companion book for someone who is already familiar with Muhammad, what he preached, his early campaigns, and the inner politics of early Islamic rule, because all of those things, which to me seem essential to a better understanding of the conquests, are absent by: BYZANTIUM AND THE EARLY ISLAMIC CONQUESTS This book presents an inquiry into a fundamental historical problem in early Byzantine history: why the Byzantine Empire failed to contain emergent Islam in the new religion's initial years, File Size: Early Islamic Conquests book.

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Fred McGraw Donner. ACLS History E-Book Project, - Fiction - pages. 0 Reviews. The Early Islamic Conquests ACLS History E-Book Project: Reprint Series: Author: Fred McGraw Donner: Edition: reprint: Publisher: ACLS History E-Book Project, ISBN. In this Book. In this contribution to the ongoing debate on the nature and causes of the Islamic conquests in Syria and Iraq during the sixth and seventh centuries, Fred Donner argues for a necessary distinction between the causes of the conquests, the causes of their success, and the causes of the subsequent Arab migrations to the Fertile Crescent.

A review of Fred Donner, The Early Islamic Conquests (), the most recent comprehensive work on the topic. The Early Islamic Conquests. Fred M. Donner. In this contribution to the ongoing debate on the nature and causes of the Islamic conquests in Syria and Iraq during the sixth and seventh centuries, Fred Donner argues for a necessary distinction between the causes of the conquests, the causes of their success, and the causes of the subsequent.

The Great Arab Conquests covers the period from death of the Prophet Mohammed in to the beginning of the Abbasid Caliphate in We follow the victorious Arab armies as they spread from Mecca and Medina out through the Middle East into Afghanistan, The Great Arab Conquests by Hugh Kennedy is a delightful book to read, full of interesting /5.

The age of the early Islamic conquests, then, saw the successful integration of the fragmented tribal society of Arabia, including the nomadic groups, into a relatively unified state dominated by a ruling elite that was committed to the doctrines of early Islam and to the settled way of life.

This book presents an enquiry into a fundamental historical problem in early Byzantine history: why the Byzantine Empire failed to contain emergent Islam in.

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In this contribution to the ongoing debate on the nature and causes of the Islamic conquests in Syria and Iraq during the sixth and seventh centuries, Fred Donner argues for a necessary distinction Reviews: 2.

For example, the Muslim conquest of Egypt is only ever mentioned in passing: the book's focus is purely that of Syria, Walter Kaegi's 'Byzantium and the Early Islamic Conquests' is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the details behind the rapid Byzantine collapse in Syria and Mesopotamia/5.

The early rise of Islam () The Muslim community spread through the Middle East through conquest, and the resulting growth of the Muslim state provided the ground in which the recently. The Early Islamic Conquests by Fred M. Donner,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(17).

The historiography of early Islam is the scholarly literature on the early history of Islam during the 7th century, from Muhammad's first revelations in until the disintegration of the Rashidun Caliphate inand arguably throughout the 8th century and the duration of the Umayyad Caliphate, terminating in the incipient Islamic Golden Age around the beginning of the 9th.

This is a study of how and why the Byzantine Empire lost many of its most valuable provinces to Islamic (Arab) conquerors in the seventh century, provinces which included Syria, Palestine, Mesopotamia, and Armenia.

It investigates conditions on the eve of those conquests, mistakes in Byzantine policy toward the Arabs, the course of the military campaigns, and the problem of. Donner's book The Early Islamic Conquests () has been described as "magisterial" and "a major contribution to the understanding of early Islamic history" (International Journal of Middle East Studies).

It is used as a set text for several university mater: Princeton University. Book Description. This book narrates the battles, conquests and diplomatic activities of the early Muslim fighters in Syria and Iraq vis-à-vis their Byzantine and Sasansian counterparts. It is the first English translation of one of the earliest Arabic sources on the early Muslim expansion entitled Futūḥ al-Shām (The Conquests of Syria).

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The dissimulation of how Islam was spread in the early centuries contained in Western textbook's mirrors the way the word jihad, once. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes.

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But today. Of course. In the 20th century alone: 1. Muslim Turkey has expelled approximately 1, Greeks from its empire in the east and replaced them with Turks.

They have massacred approximately 2 million Armenians and replaced them with Turks in the west. A professor of medieval history at the University of St. Andrews, in Scotland, he has written scores of articles and numerous books on the early period of Islam Author: Max Rodenbeck.

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[Walter Emil Kaegi] -- This book presents an inquiry into a fundamental historical problem in early Byzantine history: why the Byzantine Empire failed to contain emergent Islam in the new religion's initial years, and in.

This book narrates the battles, conquests and diplomatic activities of the early Muslim fighters in Syria and Iraq vis-à-vis their Byzantine and Sasansian counterparts.

It is the first English translation of one of the earliest Arabic sources on the early Muslim expansion entitled Futūḥ al-Shām (The Conquests of Syria).Author: Hamada Shaaban Abuelfetouh Hassanein.Learn about the Arab Muslim conquests and the establishment of the caliphate. If you're seeing this message, it means we're having trouble loading external resources on our website.

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