Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 July 2010

576 Pages | 9 maps

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199208593

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Witnesses to a World Crisis

Historians and Histories of the Middle East in the Seventh Century

James Howard-Johnston

  • A groundbreaking study of the period when the final struggles between the empires of Rome and Persia, and then the explosion of Islamic warriors, transformed the political and religious world
  • Unlike other histories of early Islam, makes systematic use of the non-Islamic as well as the Islamic sources