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The conquest of Khūzistān: a historiographical reassessment

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The 'appendix' to a mid- to late seventh-century East Syriac history includes a detailed account of the conquest of Khūzistān by Muslim armies between c. 635 and 642. This article translates this section of the 'appendix' (along with another dealing with the conquest of Egypt), subjects it to detailed analysis and criticism, and compares it with Arabic accounts of the conquest of Khūzistān that survive in the much later historical and legal traditions. The results of this exercise - using an ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S0041977X04000023

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies Journal website
Volume:
67
Issue:
1
Pages:
14-39
Publication date:
2004-02-01
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EISSN:
1474-0699
ISSN:
0041-977X
Language:
English
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Local pid:
ora:1546
Deposit date:
2008-03-14

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