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" It overtook the dynasties at the time of their senility, when they had reached the limit of their duration. It lessened their power and curtailed their influence. It weakened their authority. Their situation approached the point of annihilation and dissolution.... "
Africans: The History of a Continent - Page 49
by John Iliffe - 2007
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State and Government in Medieval Islam: An Introduction to the Study of ...

Ann K. S. Lambton - Political Science - 1981 - 364 pages
...It weakened their authority. Their situation approached the point of annihilation and dissolution. Civilization decreased with the decrease of mankind....tribes grew weak. The entire inhabited world changed. The East, it seems, was similarly visited, though in accordance with and in proportion to (the East's...
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Asia Before Europe: Economy and Civilisation of the Indian Ocean from the ...

K. N. Chaudhuri - Business & Economics - 1990 - 477 pages
...their senility, when they had reached the limit of their duration . . . Civilization decreased with decrease of mankind. Cities and buildings were laid...dynasties and tribes grew weak. The entire inhabited world changes ... It was as if the voice of existence in the world had called out for oblivion and restriction,...
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The Cambridge Illustrated History of the Islamic World

Francis Robinson - Religion - 1996 - 328 pages
...consequences: 'In the middle ol the eighth 1'ourteenth] century, civilization hoth in the East and West was visited by a destructive plague which devastated...tribes grew weak. The entire inhabited world changed.' The Black Death triggered in Ihn Khaldun the eerie sense ol living at the end ol a whole history and,...
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Civilization and the Transformation of Power

Jim Garrison - History - 2000 - 359 pages
...It weakened their authority. Their situation approached the point of annihilation and dissolution. Civilization decreased with the decrease of mankind....obliterated, settlements and mansions became empty, and dynasties and tribes grew weak. The entire inhabited world changed. The East, it seems, was similarly...
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Medieval Africa, 1250-1800

Roland Anthony Oliver, Anthony Atmore - History - 2001 - 251 pages
...lost both parents to the plague, described its effect in telling language. 'Civilisation', he wrote, 'decreased with the decrease of mankind. Cities and buildings were laid waste, roads and way-signs were obliterated, settlements and mansions became empty, dynasties and tribes grew weak.'3...
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The Adventures of Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the Fourteenth Century

Ross E. Dunn - History - 2004 - 379 pages
...populations to vanish. It swallowed up many of the good things of civilization and wiped them out . . . Civilization decreased with the decrease of mankind....dynasties and tribes grew weak. The entire inhabited world changed.1 Ibn Khaldun Sometime in Ramadan 747 AH (December 1346 or January 1347) Ibn Battuta arrived...
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Banking on Baghdad: Inside Iraq's 7,000-Year History of War, Profit, and ...

Edwin Black - History - 2004 - 496 pages
...destructive plague, which devastated nations and caused populations to vanish." He continued with dread, "Civilization decreased with the decrease of mankind....settlements and mansions became empty, dynasties and tribes fell weak. The entire inhabited world changed." 5 Under Mongol control, the once-great civilizations...
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Encyclopedia of African History: A - G.. 1

2005 - 610 pages
...through Asia, North Africa, and Europe, devastating nations and causing serious demographic decline. Cities and buildings were laid waste, roads and way...tribes grew weak. The entire inhabited world changed. Thus wrote Ibn Khaldun in his Muqaddimah (v. 1, p. 64). The famous North African scholar spent the...
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The Black Death

Stephanie True Peters - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2005 - 69 pages
...populations to vanish. It swallowed up many of the good things of civilization and wiped them out. . . . Cities and buildings were laid waste, roads and way...obliterated, settlements and mansions became empty and dynasties and tribes grew weak. The entire inhabited world changed." In less than a year, that...
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Islam: An Illustrated History

Greville Stewart Parker Freeman-Grenville, Stuart Christopher Munro-Hay - History - 2006 - 414 pages
...It weakened their authority. Their situation approached the point of annihilation and dissolution. Civilization decreased with the decrease of mankind....settlements and mansions became empty, dynasties and tribes became weak. The entire inhabited world changed. The East, it seems, was similarly visited, though...
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