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Before and After Muhammad: The First Millennium Refocused

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Description for Before and After Muhammad: The First Millennium Refocused Hardback. Islam emerged amid flourishing Christian and Jewish cultures, yet students of Antiquity and the Middle Ages mostly ignore it. This title suggests a new way of thinking about the historical relationship between the scriptural monotheisms, integrating Islam into European and West Asian history. Num Pages: 248 pages, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 3D; 3F; HBLA; HBLC; HRAX; HRH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 237 x 159 x 21. Weight in Grams: 488.
Islam emerged amid flourishing Christian and Jewish cultures, yet students of Antiquity and the Middle Ages mostly ignore it. Despite intensive study of late Antiquity over the last fifty years, even generous definitions of this period have reached only the eighth century, whereas Islam did not mature sufficiently to compare with Christianity or rabbinic Judaism until the tenth century. Before and After Muhammad suggests a new way of thinking about the historical relationship between the scriptural monotheisms, integrating Islam into European and West Asian history. Garth Fowden identifies the whole of the First Millennium--from Augustus and Christ to the ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
Number of Pages
248
Place of Publication
New Jersey, United States
ISBN
9780691158532
SKU
V9780691158532
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About Garth Fowden
Garth Fowden is Research Director at the Institute of Historical Research, National Research Foundation, Athens, and Sultan Qaboos Professor of Abrahamic Faiths at the University of Cambridge. His books include The Egyptian Hermes: A Historical Approach to the Late Pagan Mind and Empire to Commonwealth: Consequences of Monotheism in Late Antiquity (both Princeton).

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"[T]he points he raises are important to understanding chronology and periodization on a global scale."
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