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Byzantine History - Chronological
- David Kennedy and Derrick Riley. Rome's Desert Frontier.
(Austin: University of Texas Press, 1990), Chapter One: Physical and Human Geography,
- Irfan Shahid: Byzantium
and the Arabs in the Fifth Century. (Washington DC: Dumbarton Oaks Research
Library, Washington, D.C. 1989), Vll. BYZANTINISM AND ARABISM: INTERACTION, 528-539
- Judith Herrin: The
Formation of Christendom. "Byzantium Confronted by Islam",
(Princeton: Princeton Univ, Press. 1987), 183-213
Stylianos G. Papadopoulos: The Holy Trinity and
the Parousia of the Holy Spirit According to St. John Chrysostom [At Orthodox
Research Institute]Constantine Scouteris: Platonic
Elements in Pseudo-Dionysius Anti-Manichaean Ontology [At University of Athens]
Arnold Toynbee: Christianity
and Civilization [At Church of Greece]
A very different view than Gibbon's.
- Richard Frye: Heritage of
- Richard Frye: History of
Ancient Iran, 325-334
- Patricia Crone: Meccan Trade and
the Rise of Islam, (Princeton: Princeton University Press. 1987), 231-250
- Montgomery Watt: Muhammad Prophet
and Statesman (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1961) Last Chapter
- Maxime Rodinson: Muhammad.
(New York: Pantheon Books. 1980), pp. 38. ff, Chapter 3
- Fred Donner: The Early Islamic
Conquests, (Princeton: Princeton Univ Press, 1981), pp.251 ff - Chapter VI.
"Conclusions: 1. Tribe and State in Arabia: Second Essay"
- Oleg Grabar: Ceremonial Art at
the Ummayyad Court. PhD Dissertation, Princeton Univ 1955. Chap. I. The Umayyad Royal
Idea and its Expression under Mu'awiyah I. pp 18 ff
- Oleg Grabar: The Formation of
Islamic Art, (New Haven: Yale Univ Press, 19??), pp. 43- 71,.Chap. 3 "The
Symbolic Appropriation of the Land" chapter 3
- Seyyed Hossein Nasr: Science and
Civilization in Islam, (New York : New American Library. 1968).
- J. Schacht: "Law and
Justice", in Cambridge Encyclopaedia of Islam, vol. II, pt. VIII/chap. 4,
pp. 539 ff.
- Gaston Wiet: Baghdad: Metropolis
of the Abbasid Caliphate, (Norman OK: Univ of Oklahoma Press, 19?? ) Chap. 5
- Yacov Lev: State and Society in
Fatamid Egypt, (Leiden: E. J. Brill., 1991), CHAPTER FOUR: THE RULING CIRCLES
- David J. Wasserstein: The
Caliphate in the West, (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993), chap. 1. "The Caliphal
Institution in al-Andalus until 422/1031"
- J. J. Saunders: A History of
Medieval Islam, (London: Routledge, 19??), chap. 9. "IX The Turkish
- Hadia Dajani-Shakeel: Some
Medieval Accounts of Salah al-Din's Recovery of Jerusalem (Al-Quds) in Hisham Nashabe
(ed) Studia Palaestina: Studies in honour of Constantine K. Zurayk, Institute for
Palestine Studies, Beirut 1988.
- Bernard Lewis: Race and Slavery
in the Middle East, (New York: Oxford Univ Press 1994) Chap 1.
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