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Published: 28 March 2014

424 Pages | 35 pp. of b/w plates

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199673902

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Shaping a Muslim State

The World of a Mid-Eighth-Century Egyptian Official

Petra M. Sijpesteijn

Oxford Studies in Byzantium

  • Accessible history of the formation of Islam and the first hundred years of Muslim rule in Egypt
  • Examines a corpus of previously unknown Arabic papyrus letters
  • Illustrated with 35 black and white plates