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Published: 05 January 1993

352 Pages

6 X 8 inches

ISBN: 9780853232384

Bookseller Code (01)

The Seventh Century in the West Syrian Chronicles

Andrew Palmer and Duncan F. Kennedy

Liverpool University Press

Translated Texts for Historians LUP

The Seventh Century in the West-Syrian Chronicles makes accessible to a wide public sources vital for the reconstruction of events in the first Islamic century, covering the period which ends with the unsuccessful Arab siege of Constantinople, an event which both modern historians and Syriac chronographers see as making a decisive caesura in history. The general introduction enables a newcomer to the field to establish his bearings before tackling the texts.


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