Rome and the Arabs. A Prolegomenon to the Study of Byzantium and the Arabs.

Shahid, Irfan.

Book ID: 35687

ISBN:      0884021157


8vo. xxxi, 193 pp., frontispiece portrait, another portrait at rear, 5 maps, index, cloth in d/w, previous owner’s name inscribed verso lower cover, small tear to jacket at top spine, otherwise copy inside clean & in very good condition, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington D.C., 1984.


The author explores the extensive Arab presence in the Roman Orient and traces the phases of the Arab-Roman relationship, especially in the third century. He also treats the Arab cultural contributions, pointing out the role of the Hellenized and RomanizedArabs in the urbanization of the region and in the progress of Christianity. [Jacket].

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