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Titel: A History of Palestine, 634-1099
Verlag: Cambridge University Press
Einband: Soft cover
This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Preface; Abbreviations; Glossary of Hebrew and Arabic terms; Introduction; 1. The conquest; 2. Islam strikes roots; 3. The local population and the Muslims; 4. The economy; 5. Palestine from the beginning of Abbasid rule to the Fatimids; 6. The Fatimid conquest: the war of sixty years and other events during the eleventh century; 7. The Christians; 8. The Jewish population and its leadership; 9. Karaites and Samaritans; 10. The Crusaders' conquest and the fate of Palestinian Jewry; Chronology; Indexes. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_usedgood_0521599849
Inhaltsangabe: This was the first comprehensive history of Palestine from the Muslim conquest in 634 to that of the Crusaders in 1099. It is a 1992 translation and revised version of volume I of Palestine During the First Muslim Period which was published in Hebrew in 1983 and presents an authoritative survey of the early mediaeval Islamic and Jewish worlds. Based on an impressive array of sources including documents from the Cairo Geniza collection, the author examines the lives of the Jewish, Christian and Muslim communities of Palestine against a background of the political and military events of the period. Specific attention is paid to the history of Palestinian Jews under Muslim rule. An essential resource for students and specialists of mediaeval Islamic and Jewish history, religious studies and for anyone interested in the history of the Holy Land.
Inhaltsangabe: Moshe Gil's history of Palestine from the Muslim conquest to the Crusades was the first comprehensive survey of its kind. Based on an impressive array of sources, the author examines the lives of the Jewish, Christian and Muslim communities of Palestine against a background of the political and military events of the period.
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