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Arabia and the Arabs : From the Bronze Age to the Coming of Islam
by Robert G. Hoyland


Overview - Long before Muhammed preached the religion of Islam, the inhabitants of his native Arabia had played an important role in world history as both merchants and warriors
Arabia and the Arabs provides the only up-to-date, one-volume survey of the region and its peoples, from prehistory to the coming of Islam
Using a wide range of sources - inscriptions, poetry, histories, and archaeological evidence - Robert Hoyland explores the main cultural areas of Arabia, from ancient Sheba in the south, to the deserts and oases of the north.
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Overview
Long before Muhammed preached the religion of Islam, the inhabitants of his native Arabia had played an important role in world history as both merchants and warriors
Arabia and the Arabs provides the only up-to-date, one-volume survey of the region and its peoples, from prehistory to the coming of Islam
Using a wide range of sources - inscriptions, poetry, histories, and archaeological evidence - Robert Hoyland explores the main cultural areas of Arabia, from ancient Sheba in the south, to the deserts and oases of the north. He then examines the major themes of
*the economy
*society
*religion
*art, architecture and artefacts
*language and literature
*Arabhood and Arabisation
The volume is illustrated with more than 50 photographs, drawings and maps.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780415195348
  • ISBN-10: 0415195349
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publish Date: October 2001
  • Page Count: 336
  • Dimensions: 8.88 x 5.58 x 0.82 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.24 pounds

Series: Peoples of the Ancient World (Hardcover)

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Books > History > Middle East - General
Books > Religion > Islam - History
Books > History > Ancient - General

 
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