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The Crisis of the Seventh Century: Environmental and Demographic Disaster

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

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...Shortly after the completing of the great Nahrawan system, Mesopotamia was ravaged by a series of disasters: civil wars, invasions, floods, and epidemics. The combined effect was devastating and by late Sassanian times the southern part...

Chapter XVI

History of the Patriarchs of Alexandria : The Copts of Egypt Before and After the Early Islamic Conquests

I.B.Tauris, 2017

Book chapter

...Isaac, The Forty-First Patriarch. A. D. 686-689. This is the father, Abba Isaac, of whom it was revealed to the father, Abba John, that he should sit after him, by his prayers and wishes, according to what has been related before...

Chapter XV

History of the Patriarchs of Alexandria : The Copts of Egypt Before and After the Early Islamic Conquests

I.B.Tauris, 2017

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...Agathon, The Thirty-Ninth Patriarch. A.D. 661–677. In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost, the one God. The second division of the histories of the holy Church, consisting of six chapters and the lives...

Conclusions to Part 3

Marriage, Sex and Death : The Family and the Fall of the Roman West

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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...As we noted in Part 1, the primary cultural, societal and personal motivations for having children were to continue family name and protect patrimony, to ensure care in old age for parents and for emotional fulfilment of the couple. While...

How Christian Was Anglo-Saxon England c.700?

The Christianization of the Anglo-Saxons c.597–C.700 : Discourses of Life, Death and Afterlife

Continuum, 2009

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...How far had the Church succeeded in Christianizing the Anglo-Saxons by c.700? From the point of view of the popes in Rome, the young Church must have looked to be much more securely integrated into the Christian oikoumene than it had been...

The Arab–Muslim Conquests and the Late Antique Imperial Shatterzone

The Eastern Frontier : Limits of Empire in Late Antique and Early Medieval Central Asia

IB Tauris, 2019

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...The Marzbān of Marw al-Rūd In the mid-seventh century, the armies of the Arab–Muslim conquest first entered Khurāsān and quickly spread up to and beyond the borders of the Sasanian Empire. As they headed east, they encountered at least...

Property, Power and Bride Price

Marriage, Sex and Death : The Family and the Fall of the Roman West

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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...We begin with the issue of property and betrothal. It is a truism that Roman law was concerned not with marriage, but with the ancestral, property and financial consequences of marriage.Buckland, 1963: p. 106; Crook, 1990: p. 166...

Collecting Saints’ Stories

Early Medieval Hagiography

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...The writing of sacred biography was only one part of the literary world of saints. Saints, hagiographers, and their audiences all knew that they were participating in a culture that transcended individuals to embrace the faithful...

Friendship and Diplomacy in the Histories of Gregory of Tours

The Merovingian Kingdoms and the Mediterranean World : Revisiting the Sources

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The concept of amicitia, rooted in classical thought, can be used to better understand diplomacy in the early medieval period. Merovingian writers do not explicitly define amicitia, so modern scholars of friendship must create a definition...

Fredegar

Shifting Ethnic Identities in Spain and Gaul, 500-700 : From Romans to Goths and Franks

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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...The nearest seventh-century counterpart to Gregory of Tours’ Histories is the Chronicle of Fredegar, and as such these two sources are frequently compared. The chronicler(s) that a later editor named Fredegar wrote in Burgundy and Austrasia...