ISBN-10:
0415749689
ISBN-13:
9780415749688
Pub. Date:
09/15/2017
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Arabs and Iranians in the Islamic Conquest Narrative: Memory and Identity Construction in Islamic Historiography, 750-1050 / Edition 1

Arabs and Iranians in the Islamic Conquest Narrative: Memory and Identity Construction in Islamic Historiography, 750-1050 / Edition 1

by Scott Savran

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ISBN-13: 9780415749688
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/15/2017
Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East Series
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Scott Savran obtained his PhD from the University of Wisconsin in 2011. Dr Savran's research focuses on identity-based discourses in early Islamic historiography.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Shifting Patterns of Identity and Early Islamic Historiography in Context

3. The Opening of the Drama: Shāpūr and the Sheikh

4. Bahrām V Gūr, the Lakhmids, and the Hephthalite Disaster

5. The Twilight of Sasanian Power: Khusraw I Anūshirvān and the Saga of Ḥimyar

6. The Buildup to the Confrontation: Khusraw II Parvīz and the Rise of the Arabs

7. The Climax: The Islamic Victory over the Sasanians

8. Conclusion

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