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Damascus after the Muslim conquest

Nancy A. Khalek

Damascus after the Muslim conquest

text and image in early Islam

by Nancy A. Khalek

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Published by Oxford, New York, NY in Oxford University Press .
Written in English


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StatementNancy Khalek
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS99.D3 K43 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24385009M
ISBN 109780199736515
LC Control Number2010039645
OCLC/WorldCa664519718

Damascus after the Muslim Conquest Author(s): Nancy Khalek Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book . The Great Mosque, Damascus Great Mosque of Damascus, Syria. Located in the heart of the teeming city of Damascus, the Great Mosque is known to be the oldest existing monumental architecture in the Islamic world. For millennia before the birth of Islam, however, the city of Damascus was a sacred site of ancient and long forgotten cultures.

After bitter fighting, the Muslims were able to undermine the city's fortifications in the area between Damascus Gate and Herod's Gate, near where the Crusaders broke into the town in The defenders realized that they were doomed, and that it was not possible to maintain the Christian conquest of Jerusalem. Iraq after the Muslim Conquest | Morony, Michael G. | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.

After the Islamic conquest of Damascus, the holy site was shared between the Christians and the Muslims of the city. By the succession of the Umayyad Caliph al-Walid bin Abd al-Malik, the church was demolished and a vast congregational mosque constructed instead.   Islam arose as a religious and socio-political force in Arabia in the 7th century CE ( CE onwards). The Islamic Prophet Muhammad (l. CE), despite facing resistance and persecution, amassed a huge following and started building an tenets of this empire were to be humanitarian and its military might uncontestable. After he died in CE, .


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"Damascus after the Muslim Conquest should be required reading for all students of early Islamic history."--Journal of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, Aprilby Zayde Antrim, Associate Professor of History and International Studies at Trinity College.

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This book is a study of Islamic identity in Damascus, Syria, from its fall to Muslim armies in –6 ad until the end of its tenure as the capital of the Islamic Empire in It discusses the shift from late antique to Islamic culture in the eastern Mediterranean. Even as continuity with the world of late antiquity persisted into the early Islamic period, the formation of Islamic identity.

Get this from a library. Damascus after the Muslim conquest: text and image in early Islam. [Nancy A Khalek] -- Unlike other histories of the early Islamic period, which focus on the political and military aspects of the conquests, this book is about narrative history and the constitution of identity in the.

Damascus after the Muslim Conquest Text and Image in Early Islam Nancy Khalek. Unlike other histories of the early Islamic period, which focus on the political and military aspects of the conquests, this book is about narrative history and Damascus after the Muslim conquest book constitution of identity in the changing and dynamic landscape of the early Islamic world.

Damascus after the Muslim Conquest: and these names recur again and again throughout the book. Any attempt to explore the cultural milieu of the seventh and eighth centuries through texts of the ninth and tenth centuries and beyond requires an engagement with modern scholarship on historiography.

Khalek describes the field of early Islamic. In Damascus after the Muslim Conquest, Nancy Khalek demonstrates that the changes that took place in Syria during this formative period of Islamic life were not simply a matter of the replacement of one civilization by another as a result of military conquest, but rather of shifting relationships and practices in a multifaceted social and.

This book is an important addition to growing literature dealing with early Muslim Syria and the Umayyad dynasty (–), which ruled the Muslim empire from Damascus. Early Islamic Damascus, in the words of Nancy Khalek, “was a viscerally Christian place” (p. Review of: N.

Khalek, Damascus after the Muslim conquest. Text and image in early Islam, Oxford Roman Syria. Syria had been under Roman rule for seven centuries prior to the Arab Muslim conquest and had been invaded by the Sassanid Persians on a number of occasions during the 3rd, 6th and 7th centuries; it had also been subject to raids by the Sassanids' Arab allies, the Lakhmids.

During the Roman period, beginning after the fall of Jerusalem in the y the. New Books in Islamic Studies (–) Rate This. Nancy Khalek, "Damascus after the Muslim Conquest" Talk-Show | TV Episode Season 1 | Episode Previous.

All Episodes (0) Next. Add a Plot» Added to Watchlist. Add to Watchlist. View production, box office, & company info. Get this from a library. Damascus after the Muslim conquest: text and image in early Islam. [Nancy A Khalek] -- Before it fell to Muslim armies in AD Damascus had a long and prestigious history as a center of Christianity.

How did the city, which became capital of the Islamic Empire, and its people. After the Conquest of Damascus, Hz. Abu Ubaidah RA, the commander of the army offered Hz. asked him to become the governor of Damascus. Preferring serving for islam to holding a post, Sa’id bin Zaid RA wanted to make jihãd; he said, *"O.

After Raja Dahar was killed, two of his daughters were made captive, whom Muhammad Bin Qasim sent to the capital Damascus. After a few days, the Caliph of the Muslims called the two young women to his court.

The name of the elder daughter of Raja Dahar was Suryadevi, while the younger one’s name was Pirmaldevi. Damascus after the Muslim Conquest: Text and Image in Early Islam By Nancy Khalek Damascus after the Muslim Conquest: Text and Image in Early Islam By Nancy Khalek Clarke, Nicola book reviews 65 book-learning from its wider pedagogical contexts and so to a gradual relocation and identification of knowledge in and with books’ (p.

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Her first book is entitled Damascus after the Muslim Conquest: Text and Image in Early Islam (Oxford University Press, ), and she has published articles and essays in a number of scholarly journals and venues, including the Journal of the American Oriental Society, Der Islam, Arabica, and Dumbarton Oaks, among others.

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$ Pris: kr. inbunden, Skickas inom vardagar. Köp boken Damascus after the Muslim Conquest av Nancy Khalek (ISBN ) hos Adlibris. Fri frakt. Alltid bra priser och snabb leverans. | Adlibris. Nur Eddin’s entry into Damascus united the two main Muslim strongholds: Aleppo and Damascus, and also brought in the lands re-conquered by himself and his father.

Now, there was a semblance of united Muslim territory, which contrasted with the former disunity, which had made the existence of the crusader states possible. ‘The barrier. Even “four centuries after the Muslim conquest,” as the the Christians of Damascus allotted Muslims “half of their homes and churches.” In the earlier version of the document, there.Muslim Conquest of Jerusalem and Damascus After the Muslim prophet Muhammad died Abu Bakr was appointed as hi political and military successor.

Abu Bakar lunched campaign conquer and colonization. Abu Bakr was short lived and he died in but, but he was succeeded by Umar. Under Umar the Islamic empire grew at an increased rate.Review of Nancy Khalek, Damascus after the Muslim Conquest ().