Byzantium and the Arabs in the Fifth Century

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Dumbarton Oaks, 1989 - History - 592 pages
 

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Contents

Synesius
9
Anonymous Saracens in the Sources
16
II
22
The Invasion of 447
39
Novella XXIV
49
The Reign of Marcian
55
The Persian Background of Amorkesos
61
Negotiations with Leo
71
Two Arabic Manuscripts
306
Further Observations on the Sallhids in TransJordan
321
Umm alJimal
324
The Jamharat
325
On the Etymology of Arabissos
327
On the Name Hunn
329
On the Appellation Ibn Qarib
330
Western Arabia I Ishmaelism
332

Amorkesos in Constantinople
77
The Vandal War
91
Historiographical Observations
100
The Patriciate of Amorkesos
106
Fragment I
112
VI
120
The Third Operation
127
Priscian and Procopius of Gaza
133
The Edict of Beersheba
139
Theodoret of Cyrrhus
148
Graecarum Affectionum Curatio
156
The Arab Foederati and Ecclesiastical Law
164
Some Arab Bishops and Monks
178
The Arab Monks of Palestine
191
Saint and Saracen in the Desert of Juda
199
Greek Hagiography and the Arab Oral Tradition
207
XI
214
The Arab Rhomaic Bishops
224
Eustathius and the Sallhids
229
Two Greek Inscriptions
230
THE ARABIC SOURCES
231
Oriens I Hisham alKalbl
233
The Sallhids
242
The Kings of Sallh
252
The Arab Federate Tribal Groups in Oriens
271
The Fall of the Zokomids
282
Arab Monasteries
289
Sallh post Sallh
301
Byzantium and Mecca
350
Byzantium and Najran
360
Byzantium and Himyar
376
La geste dIsmail
382
Maadd and Nizar
383
Jurhum and Other Tribes in Mecca
385
Traces of Christianity in Mecca
390
Two PreIslamic Verses
393
The Two Verses in La geste dlsmael
397
The Tribal Affiliation of Banu alHarith ibn Kab
400
John Diacrinomenus and the Himyarites
401
Cultural History
405
The Problem of an Arabic Bible and Liturgy in PreIslamic Times
422
Arabic Literature in Oriens and Hijaz in the Fifth Century
430
Recent Research on the Problem of a PreIslamic Arabic Bible
449
Further Reflections
456
Further Observations on the Notitia Dignitatum
469
The Two Federate Shields
477
SYNTHESIS AND EXPOSITION
487
Foedus Phylarchia and Basileia
497
The Foederati in the Arabic Sources
507
The Arab Church
520
Interaction
528
Epilogue
537
Rulers of the Near East in the Fifth Century
549
Bibliography
556
Index
583
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