The great Islamic conquests AD 632-750
David Nicolle

The great Islamic conquests AD 632-750

Published by Osprey in Oxford .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Background to war: Pre-Islamic Arabia
Outbreak: The birth of Islam and the unifying of Arabia
The warring sides: Armies of the Middle East and the Mediterranean
The fighting: A rising religion meets tired empires
Portrait of a soldier: Two warriors of Arabia
From conquest to Empire: The Umayyad century
How the war ended: The fall of the Umayyad dynasty
The world around the war: Architecture and religion
Portrait of a civilian: A man of letters and a man of God

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series Essential histories -- 71, Essential histories (Osprey Publishing) -- 71.


Dewey Decimal Class 909.0976701
Library of Congress DS38.2 .N536 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination 96 p. :
Number of pages 96

ID Numbers

Open Library OL24029702M
ISBN 10 1846032733
ISBN 13 9781846032738
LC Control Number 2010290365

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