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Damascus after the Muslim conquest [electronic resource] : text and image in early Islam / Nancy Khalek.

Author/Creator:
Khalek, Nancy A., 1977-
Publication:
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (217 p.)
Subjects:
Damascus (Syria) -- History.
Syria -- History -- 634-750.
Syria -- Civilization.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Nancy Khalek demonstrates that the changes that took place in Damascus after the Muslim conquest were not 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 multi-faceted social and cultural setting.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Dates and Abbreviations; 1. Narrative and Early Islamic History; 2. Telling Stories: Historical Texts in Early Islamic Syria; 3. Icons: John the Baptist and Sanctified Spaces in Early Islamic Syria; 4. Iconic Texts: Damascus in the Medieval Imagination; Afterword; Selected Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
9786613352866
1-283-35286-9
0-19-987619-3
OCLC:
922970775
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