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Khalifa ibn Khayyat's History on the Umayyad dynasty (660-750)

Author: Carl Wurtzel; Robert G Hoyland
Publisher: Liverpool Liverpool University Press 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Khalifa ibn Khayyat is the author of the earliest extant Arabic chronicle. The work principally deals with fighting between Arab groups, external conquests, and administrative matters. After the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Wurtzel; Robert G Hoyland
ISBN: 9781781381748 1781381747 9781781381755 1781381755
OCLC Number: 947131780
Notes: Translated from the Arabic
Description: xi, 332 Seiten Karten 21 cm
Contents: Foreword by Robert HoylandPreface by Carl WurtzelAbbreviationsIntroduction1. Khalifa's Life2. Khalifa's Approach to the Writing of History3. Khalifa's Religio-Political Attitudes in the Ta'r kh4. The Sources for the Umayyad Section of Khalifa's Ta'rikh5. The Use of Khalifa's Ta'r kh by Later WritersA Note on the Two Printed Editions of the Ta'r khConventionsTranslationBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: by Carl Wurtzel; prepared for publication by Robert G. Hoyland


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