Arabia and the Arabs by Robert G. Hoyland
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Arabia and the Arabs
By Robert G. Hoyland

Arabia and the Arabs

From the Bronze Age to the Coming of Islam

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Arabia and the Arabs by Robert G. Hoyland

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Long before Muhammed preached the religion of Islam, the inhabitants of his native Arabia had played an important role in world history as both merchants and warriors Arabia and the Arabs provides the only up-to-date, one-volume survey of the region and its peoples, from prehistory to the coming of Islam Using a wide range of sources - inscriptions, poetry, histories, and archaeological evidence - Robert Hoyland explores the main cultural areas of Arabia, from ancient Sheba in the south, to the deserts and oases of the north. He then examines the major themes of *the economy *society *religion *art, architecture and artefacts *language and literature *Arabhood and Arabisation The volume is illustrated with more than 50 photographs, drawings and maps.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415195355
ISBN-10: 0415195357
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Aug-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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