By Bertold Spuler
Bertold Spuler. Edited through Robert G. Hoyland, college of Oxford
Translated by way of Gwendolin Goldbloom & Berenike Walburg †
This ebook provides a translation of Bertold Spuler’s groundbreaking paintings at the transformation of Iran from a Persian Zoroastrian Empire to a province of the Arab Muslim Empire to a land divided through a few Persian and Turkish kingdoms.
Robert G. Hoyland is professor of heart East heritage at NYUs Institute for learn of the traditional international and Oxford’s Oriental Institute. He has released a few books and articles at the center East within the overdue old and early Islamic classes, together with Seeing Islam as Others observed it (Princeton, 1997) and Arabia and the Arabs (London, 2001).
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I 2247–56 (following Mesopotamian reports, which go back to the highly unreliable Sayf ibn ʿUmar), Dīn. 125. 22 Yāq. vii 4–8. ei ii 655. Several different etymologies of the name Qādisīya are compiled by Aḥmad Susa, but in my opinion these are not tenable when compared with ei. See Susa, Rayy Sāmarāʾ, i, 247f. 23 Ṭab. i 2258–84. ei iv 30f. , Sk. vi 72. Chronological Overview of Political History 7 63725 cannot | be determined with any certainty,26 but certainly in the spring. The Persians were far superior in numbers, although it is doubtful whether they were indeed 80,000 men;27 rather the statements vary between 30,000 and 120,000 men.
Sk. ; Caet. vii 29f, and 240–48 for a critique of earlier presentations of this event. 10 On the historical geography of Mesopotamia in this period a new description by Helmut Braun (Hamburg) is expected, in addition to the works by Maximilian Streck (Die alte Landschaft Babylonien as well as relevant articles in the ei) and Aḥmad Susa (see note on p. 8 below). 11 Ṭab. i 2019; Athīr ii 147f. Arabic form of the name: Hurmuzān. 12 Ṭab. ; Athīr ii 148. 13 Dīn. ; Dennett 18f. 14 Ṭab. i 2360, 2389, 2481; Mas.
Athīr ii 204; Caet. , 833–63; Reitemeyer 29–40; Qūzānlū i 249–62. 15 Ṭab. 123; Caet. iii 769–84; Reitemeyer 11–28. 20 In the ‘Battle of the Tents’ al-Muthannā, now chief general again, was able to prevent the Persians from penetrating once more into the northern Arabian– Syrian desert, and he raided a number of essential markets as far as the village of Baghdad. 22 For weeks the Arabs under Saʿd ibn Abī Waqqāṣ were pitted against the Persians under Rustam;23 although whether this occurred in the year 63624 or 16 Ṭab.
Iran in the Early Islamic Period: Politics, Culture, Administration and Public Life Between the Arab and the Seljuk Conquests, 633-1055 by Bertold Spuler