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Empire and Elites after the Muslim Conquest : The Transformation of Northern Mesopotamia.

By: Series: Cambridge Studies in Islamic CivilizationPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2000Copyright date: ©2000Description: 1 online resource (225 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780511150791
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Empire and Elites after the Muslim Conquest : The Transformation of Northern MesopotamiaDDC classification:
  • 956.74
LOC classification:
  • HN768.Z9 E47 2000
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- Note on dates and citations -- ONE Conquest history and its uses -- Treaties: forms and functions -- Christian conquest accounts -- Administration and apologia -- Conclusions -- TWO The seventh-century Jazira -- Mosul and the Jazira -- Edessa and Nisibis -- Taxation -- The Second Fitna and its consequences -- Christian authority in the Sufyanid Jazira -- Conclusion: Sufyanid concerns -- THREE From garrison to city: the birth of Mosul -- The post-conquest site -- The birth of the city -- The character and consequences of Marwanid building -- FOUR Christian élites in the Mosuli hinterland: the shaharija -- The shaharija of the north: geography and taxes -- The shaharija: Christology and history -- The shaharija of the Sasanian period -- FIVE Islam in the north: Jaziran Kharijism -- Origins -- Salih b. Musarrih and Shabıb b. Yazıd -- Causes and consequences -- SIX Massacre and narrative: the Abbasid Revolution in Mosul I -- Some themes -- Responsibility and narrative -- Diffusion, transmission and evidence for other reconstructions -- SEVEN Massacre and élite politics: the Abbasid Revolution in Mosul II -- The city élite and its politics -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Primary sources -- Islamic -- Christian -- Secondary literature -- Index.
Summary: The history of northern Mesopotamia from the Islamic conquests until the early Abbasids, first published in 2000.
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Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- Note on dates and citations -- ONE Conquest history and its uses -- Treaties: forms and functions -- Christian conquest accounts -- Administration and apologia -- Conclusions -- TWO The seventh-century Jazira -- Mosul and the Jazira -- Edessa and Nisibis -- Taxation -- The Second Fitna and its consequences -- Christian authority in the Sufyanid Jazira -- Conclusion: Sufyanid concerns -- THREE From garrison to city: the birth of Mosul -- The post-conquest site -- The birth of the city -- The character and consequences of Marwanid building -- FOUR Christian élites in the Mosuli hinterland: the shaharija -- The shaharija of the north: geography and taxes -- The shaharija: Christology and history -- The shaharija of the Sasanian period -- FIVE Islam in the north: Jaziran Kharijism -- Origins -- Salih b. Musarrih and Shabıb b. Yazıd -- Causes and consequences -- SIX Massacre and narrative: the Abbasid Revolution in Mosul I -- Some themes -- Responsibility and narrative -- Diffusion, transmission and evidence for other reconstructions -- SEVEN Massacre and élite politics: the Abbasid Revolution in Mosul II -- The city élite and its politics -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Primary sources -- Islamic -- Christian -- Secondary literature -- Index.

The history of northern Mesopotamia from the Islamic conquests until the early Abbasids, first published in 2000.

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