Damascus after the Muslim conquest : text and image in early Islam (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Damascus after the Muslim conquest : text and image in early Islam

Author: Nancy A Khalek
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Damascus after the Muslim Conquest, Nancy Khalek demonstrates that the changes that took place in Syria during the formative period of Islamic life were not a matter of the replacement of one  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy A Khalek
ISBN: 9780199736515 0199736510
OCLC Number: 829972011
Description: viii, 204 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter One: Narrative and Early Islamic History ; Chapter Two: Telling Stories: Historical Writing in Early Islamic Syria ; Chapter Three: John the Baptist and Sanctified Spaces in Islamic Syria ; Chapter Four: Iconic Texts: Damascus in the Medieval Imagination ; Afterword
Responsibility: Nancy Khalek.
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