Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2019

312 Pages | 1

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474436793

Bookseller Code (06)

Arabs in the Early Islamic Empire

Exploring al-Azd Tribal Identity

Brian Ulrich

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Provides a detailed look at al-Azd in Arabia on the eve of Islam
  • Contributes to the debate over centralisation in the early Islamic conquests
  • Reconsiders the careers of the crucial Muhallabid family in Umayyad politics
  • Examines what al-Azd identity meant to literate elites under the early Abbasids
  • Provides a critical analysis of multiple narratives concerning the early Marwanid period

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