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Caliphate of Al-RaDi Billah Abu ‘L- ‘Abbas Mohammed son of Muqtadir in the year 322.

Abu Ali Miskawayh

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Abu ′Ali Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Ya′qublgn Miskawayh (932-1030), known as Miskawayh, was a prominent Persian philosopher and historian, born at Ray in Iran. He served at court in Baghdad and Shiraz and was also librarian and keeper of state papers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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D.S. Margoliouth

D.S. Margoliouth (1858-1940), Laudian Professor of Arabic, University of Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hugh Kennedy

Hugh Kennedy is Professor of Arabic at the School of Oriental and African Studies. His books include The Great Arab Conquests (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Eclipse of the ‘Abbasid Caliphate : Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World

I.B.Tauris, 2015

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...WHEN the Saji and Hujari retainers had arrested Qahir, they found their way to the place (290) wherein Abu ‘l- ‘Abbas son of Muqtadir was housed, their guide being a deputy of ZAIRAK the serving-man. Opening the door, they entered...

Timeline

Dionysios Stathakopoulos

Dionysios Stathakopoulos is Lecturer in Byzantine Studies at King's College London. He is the author of Famine and Pestilence in the Late Roman and Byzantine Empire (2004). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Short History of the Byzantine Empire

I.B. Tauris, 2015

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...The reigns of Byzantine emperors are given in bold; those of Western Roman emperors in bold italics...

Foreword

Edmund Herzig

Edmund Herzig is Soudavar Professor of Persian Studies and a Fellow of Wadham College, University of Oxford. He is the author of The Armenians: A Handbook and Iran and the World in the Safavid Age (I.B.Tauris). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sarah Stewart

Sarah Stewart is Lecturer in Zoroastrianism in the Department of the Study of Religions and Deputy Director of the London Middle East Institute at SOAS, University of London. She is co-editor, with Vesta Curtis, of Birth of the Persian Empire, Age of the Parthians, The Sasanian Era and The Rise of Islam, all published by I.B.Tauris. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Early Islamic Iran

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...The chapters in this volume are based on papers presented at two symposia in The Idea of Iran series held in London in 2009 and 2010 and both dealing with the early Islamic period in Iranian history. Many questions about this period remain...

Continuation of “The Experiences of the Nations.”

Abu Ali Miskawayh

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Abu ′Ali Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Ya′qublgn Miskawayh (932-1030), known as Miskawayh, was a prominent Persian philosopher and historian, born at Ray in Iran. He served at court in Baghdad and Shiraz and was also librarian and keeper of state papers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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D.S. Margoliouth

D.S. Margoliouth (1858-1940), Laudian Professor of Arabic, University of Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hugh Kennedy

Hugh Kennedy is Professor of Arabic at the School of Oriental and African Studies. His books include The Great Arab Conquests (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Eclipse of the ‘Abbasid Caliphate : Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World

I.B.Tauris, 2015

Book chapter

...Account of the affairs of ‘Adud al-daulah on his expedition to the Jabal. He started at the head of his army on Saturday 3 Dhu’l-Hijjah (June 19, 980) having in his company ABU ‘ABD ALLAH HUSAIN B. SA’DAN to see to the execution of orders...

Recapitulation and Comparison: Contrasting Highlands with Floodplain

Pete Christensen

Peter Christensen is Lecturer at the Institute of History, University of Copenhagen and at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad, Copenhagen. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Steve Sampson

Steve Sampson

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The Decline of Iranshahr : Irrigation and Environment in the Middle East, 500 bc–ad 1500

I.B.Tauris, 2016

Book chapter

...Like Mesopotamia, the Plateau clearly saw a considerable expansion of settlement and irrigation in Parthian and Sassanian times. Moreover, again like Mesopotamia, state-directed colonization appears to have been a key part in the process...

The Caliphate of Al-Qahir Billah Abu Mansur Mohammed son of Mu ‘Tadid.

Abu Ali Miskawayh

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Abu ′Ali Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Ya′qublgn Miskawayh (932-1030), known as Miskawayh, was a prominent Persian philosopher and historian, born at Ray in Iran. He served at court in Baghdad and Shiraz and was also librarian and keeper of state papers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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D.S. Margoliouth

D.S. Margoliouth (1858-1940), Laudian Professor of Arabic, University of Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hugh Kennedy

Hugh Kennedy is Professor of Arabic at the School of Oriental and African Studies. His books include The Great Arab Conquests (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Eclipse of the ‘Abbasid Caliphate : Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World

I.B.Tauris, 2015

Book chapter

...In the year 320. WHEN Muqtadir was put to death and his head brought into the presence of Mu ‘nis, he burst into tears, saying: You have killed him ! By Allah we shall all be killed ! The least you can do is to declare that this happened...

Account of the Caliphate of Muti‘ and the Experiences through which he Passed.

Abu Ali Miskawayh

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Abu ′Ali Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Ya′qublgn Miskawayh (932-1030), known as Miskawayh, was a prominent Persian philosopher and historian, born at Ray in Iran. He served at court in Baghdad and Shiraz and was also librarian and keeper of state papers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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D.S. Margoliouth

D.S. Margoliouth (1858-1940), Laudian Professor of Arabic, University of Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hugh Kennedy

Hugh Kennedy is Professor of Arabic at the School of Oriental and African Studies. His books include The Great Arab Conquests (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Eclipse of the ‘Abbasid Caliphate : Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World

I.B.Tauris, 2015

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...Ibn Shirzad, without taking the title vizier, acted as his vizier in the administration of affairs and provincial appointments, and chose as the Caliph’s private secretary and as his deputy Abu’L-HAsan TAzad B. ‘Isa. Muti appointed as his...

Caliphate Of Al-Mustakfi Billah.

Abu Ali Miskawayh

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Abu ′Ali Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Ya′qublgn Miskawayh (932-1030), known as Miskawayh, was a prominent Persian philosopher and historian, born at Ray in Iran. He served at court in Baghdad and Shiraz and was also librarian and keeper of state papers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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D.S. Margoliouth

D.S. Margoliouth (1858-1940), Laudian Professor of Arabic, University of Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hugh Kennedy

Hugh Kennedy is Professor of Arabic at the School of Oriental and African Studies. His books include The Great Arab Conquests (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Eclipse of the ‘Abbasid Caliphate : Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World

I.B.Tauris, 2015

Book chapter

...This heading is omitted by the author or by his copyist. He does not even state that the son of Muktafi took this title. (76) Account of the expedition of the Prince Ahmad b. Buwaihi to the Diyala. Prior to the accession of Mustakfi...

Conclusions

A. Asa Eger

A. Asa Eger is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. He holds a PhD in Islamic Archaeology from the University of Chicago. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Islamic–Byzantine Frontier : Interaction and Exchange Among Muslim and Christian Communities

I.B.Tauris, 2015

Book chapter

...The frontier in history, cultural consciousness, and current scholarship has always lingered just beyond the grasp of understanding. Indeed, its traditional definition, as a wilderness on the edge of civilization or as a boundary separating...

Introduction

A. Asa Eger

A. Asa Eger is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. He holds a PhD in Islamic Archaeology from the University of Chicago. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Islamic–Byzantine Frontier : Interaction and Exchange Among Muslim and Christian Communities

I.B.Tauris, 2015

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...Standing on a high point in the Cilician Gates north of ṣarsūs, surveying his former lands stretched out before him, the Byzantine Emperor Heraklios allegedly uttered his most famous lament, a farewell: ‘Peace unto thee, O Syria, and what...