The History of al-Tabari Vol. 11: The Challenge to the Empires A.D. 633-635/A.H. 12-13

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SUNY Press, 1993 - History - 261 pages
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A detailed account of two crucial years in early Islam, A. H. 12-13 (A. D. 633-35), in which the nascent Medinan state founded by The Prophet overran the Fertile Crescent, and became an empire under the Caliphs Abu Bakr and Umar. Focuses heavily on the battles against the Persians and the Romans, and the peace terms. Part of the 39-volume, thorough
  

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Contents

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'Abd al-Rahman al-Jawzi was the Imam of the Hanbalis and is considered one of the most prolific Islamic writers to date. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali is an Islamic chaplain at the State Correctional Institution in Chester, Pennsylvania. He lives in Philadelphia. Khalid Yahya Blankinship is an associate professor and chair of the department of religion at Temple University. He is the author of "The End of the Jihad State: The Reign of Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik and the Collapse of the Umayyads," He has also translated two volumes of "The History of al-Tabari," He lives in Philadelphia.

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