Byzantium and the Arabs in the Sixth Century

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Dumbarton Oaks, 1995 - History - 1032 pages
 

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Contents

I
3
XVII
5
The Persian War 502506
12
The Subscriptions of the Archimandrites of Arabia 824
17
Byzantium and Kinda
19
Kitāb alTījān
25
II
32
Outside the Limes 726
38
Justin Ils Daughter ApaŖia
318
The Expedition against Khaybar 567?
322
The Harrān Inscription
325
Menander and the Arabs
331
Conclusion 994
335
The Death of Arethas 569
337
The Accession of Mundir 569
339
The LakhmidGhassānid Conflict 569570
340

The Conference of Ramla
40
The Second Phase 569578
43
Jabala the Ghassānid Federate King
48
XI
50
Latin Limes Syriac Limiton
55
The Pella Inscription
56
III
58
The Reign of Justinian Introduction
61
The Return of the Ghassanids
62
The Expedition against Mundir Winter 528
70
Thannūris the Battle of the Ditch Summer 528
76
Mundirs Invasion of Syria Prima March 529
79
The Samaritan Revolt of 529
82
The Basileia of Arethas 529
95
Arethas and Ephraim 746
102
Ghassānid and Byzantine
109
The Usays Inscription
117
Abū Karib
124
The Battle of Daras 530
131
XVIII
132
The Battle of Callinicum 531
134
The Embassy of Julian
144
The Peninsula 968
146
Byzantium and Kinda
148
Byzantium and Maadd the Maddēnoi
160
Saracen Pockets in the Three Palestines
166
Malalas on the Federate Arabs
168
Justinian in Oriens
171
The Two Dukes
172
Zacharia of Mytilene on Timostratus and Jabala
174
Maadd
175
B Rubin on the Battle of Callinicum
177
The Vandal War 533534
180
Choricius of Gaza
182
The Saracen Invasion of Euphratensis 536
194
Novel 102 on Arabia
196
Edict 4 on Phoenicia Libanensis
198
Novel 103 on Palestine
200
ByzantineGhassānid Relations in 536
206
The Strata Dispute
209
The Campaigns of the War and the Prodosia Theme
219
The Assyrian Campaign of 541
226
The Campaign of 542
230
Procopius and Mundir
231
The Image 984
233
An Arabic Ekphrasis of the Battle of Antioch
235
The War of the Federates 546561
236
The First Phase 5454655051
237
The Second Phase 5505155556
240
The Vita Euthymii
251
The Third Phase 55657561
255
Concluding Remarks
261
B Rubin on the LakhmidGhassānid War
262
E The Last Years of the Reign 561565
266
Arethas in Constantinople 563
282
The Byzantine Titles of Arethas
288
Procopius and the Arabs
297
Introduction 777
298
The Reign of Justin II
307
The Lakhmids
308
The Ghassānids
312
The House of AyyŁb
315
The Souring of GhassānidByzantine Relations
346
The Withdrawal of the Ghassānids 572575
356
The Persian Conquest of South Arabia 570
364
ху The CoRulership of Tiberius 574578
372
The Ghassānid Return to the Byzantine Fold
373
Mundir in Constantinople 575
384
The Ghassānid Capture of Hīra 575
389
On the Name of Justins Daughter Arabia
390
The Reign of Tiberius I Sophia and Maurice
394
The Persian Front 578580
396
Constantinople in 580
398
The Antecedents
406
The Course of the Campaign
413
Some Problems of the Campaign
416
Mundirs Last Victory over the Lakhmids 581
420
An Evaluation
425
Prodosia
439
The Fall of Mundir
455
Numān
464
The Byzantine Response to the Ghassānid Revolt
471
Adī ibnZayd
478
The Ghassānid Matrimony
482
Greek Federate Epigraphy
489
The Patriciate of Mundir
512
The Two Federate Crowns
518
NŲldeke on the Titles and Ranks of Mundir
521
Flavius Seos Epitropos
522
J G Wetzstein and R BrŁnnow on alBurj
524
R Mouterde on Numān
526
The στρατηλασία of Nu man
528
The Reign of Maurice I Maurice and Numān
529
The Trial of the Two Ghassānids
535
Mundir in Sicily
538
The Arab Foederati during the Reign of Maurice
549
Introduction 922
550
The Restoration of the Ghassānids
562
The Stratēgikon
568
An Evaluation
583
Evagrius and Theophylact
592
Pratum Spirituale
597
July A D 600
602
The Controversial Reign of Maurice
605
The Ghassānid 935
606
Maurice the Arabs and Arabissos
610
On the Stirrup
611
The Ghassānids in Recent Scholarship
613
The Reign of Phocas I The Return of Mundir from Exile 602
618
The Persian War
622
The Ghassānids and Phocas
626
Ibn Hamdīs on Sicily
632
The Reign of Heraclius I The First Decade
634
The Second Decade
641
The Third Decade
646
Saracen Pockets in Palaestina Prima
651
Addenda et Corrigenda 996
655
The Saracens in the Acta of St Anastasius
658
Lists and Stemmata
661
Maps
682
Index 689
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