The Great Arab Conquests by Hugh (Hugh N.) Kennedy

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson .

Written in English

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  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Ancient World

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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10316528M
ISBN 100297846574
ISBN 109780297846574

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The Great Arab Conquests covers the period from death of the Prophet Mohammed in to the beginning of the Abbasid Caliphate in We follow the victorious Arab armies as they spread from Mecca and Medina out through the Middle East into Afghanistan, The Great Arab Conquests by Hugh Kennedy is a delightful book to read, full of interesting /5.

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Info Share. 1) The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live In – Hugh Kennedy Da Capo Press | | EPUB, PDF Today’s Arab world was created at breathtaking speed.

In just over one hundred years following the death of Mohammed inArabs had subjugated a territory with an east-west expanse greater than the Roman. The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live in, by Hugh Kennedy pp, Weidenfeld, £ Armies of God: Islam and Empire on the Nile, - The First Jihad of.

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The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live In. Hugh Kennedy. Hachette Books, - History - pages. 4 Reviews. Today's Arab world was created at breathtaking speed.

In just over one hundred years following the death of Mohammed inArabs had subjugated a territory with an east-west expanse 4/5(4). Examines the history of the great Islamic expansion, reveals how the Arab armies were able to overcome almost everything in their path, and brings to light the unique characteristics of Islamic settlement in new lands and the conversion to Islam of vast p4/5(3).

The triumph was not just military. The explosive expansion of Islam severed at a stroke the 1,year-old links of commerce, culture, Author: Max Rodenbeck.

The early Muslim conquests (Arabic: الفتوحات الإسلامية ‎, al-Futūḥāt al-Islāmiyya), also referred to as the Arab conquests and early Islamic conquests began with the Islamic prophet Muhammad in the 7th century.

He established a new unified polity in the Arabian Peninsula which under the subsequent Rashidun and Umayyad Caliphates saw a century of rapid on: Levant, Mesopotamia, Persia.

The Great Arab Conquests is the story of the spectacular, Arab-led birth and expansion of the Muslim empire, from the Hejira in to its stabilisation around Kennedy's book is extremely easy to follow, and indeed reads like a novel.

At the same time, this is serious scholarship, with a valuable introduction on sources and constant 4/5(51). Kennedy offers one such clue early in his book, which chronicles the Arab conquests following the death of Muhammed and their larger meaning to the conquered and to the rest of the world.

In focusing on the life of Muhammed, Kennedy draws this verse (among others) from the Koran, substantiating the basis of Muslim conquest: “Let those fight.

Book Review: Hugh Kennedy: The Great Arab Conquests: How The Spread Of Islam Changed The World We LiveWeidenfield & Nicolson,xxiii + pp. Read "The Great Arab Conquests How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live In" by Hugh Kennedy available from Rakuten Kobo.

Today's Arab world was created at breathtaking speed. In just over one hundred years following the death of Mohammed in Brand: Hachette Books. The historic Muslim conquests began in the vast Arabian Peninsula, an area that required days of continuous travel by animal to cross.

One of the first recorded Arab leaders was Queen Zenobia who established her kingdom around an oasis, the trading city of Palmyra. The Roman emperor Aurelian conquered her empire in A.D.

/10(). The Arab Conquests and the Creation of an Islamic Empire. Author: Robert G. Hoyland; Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» In just over a hundred years--from the death of Muhammad in to the beginning of the Abbasid Caliphate in the followers of the Prophet swept across the.

But readers should not worry about this book. Hugh Kennedy's history of the Arab Conquests is a smart book by a skilled historian about events that really did change the world we live in.

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The great Arab conquests. [John Bagot Glubb, Sir] -- In less than fifty years, the Bedouins of Arabia established the greatest empire in the world of their day and one of the greatest in history.

These years, fromnot only transformed a whole. READ The Great Arab Conquests: How The Spread Of Islam Changed The World We Live In () Online Free. Free Reading Epub, Pdf. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages: genealogical table, maps ; 21 cm: Responsibility: John Bagot Glubb.

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The Great Arab Conquests How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live In. Hugh Kennedy. $; $; Publisher Description. Today's Arab world was created at breathtaking speed. In just over one hundred years following the death of Mohammed inArabs had subjugated a territory with an east-west expanse greater than the Roman Empire.

THE GREAT ARAB CONQUESTS. Age Range: - GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. This is an exciting work, as admirable for its penetration into the spirit of the Arab peoples as for its historical and military scholarship.

General Glubb, the author, spent thirty years among the Arabs as a. The Great Arab Conquests: Why People Reverted to Islam This is the ninth post in my series about Hugh Kennedy's book, The Great Arab Conquests.

Here, Kennedy examines, at the very end of the book (pages ), why people in Author: Jdsg. The history of the spread of Islam spans about years.

Muslim conquests following Muhammad's death led to the creation of the caliphates, occupying a vast geographical area; conversion to Islam was boosted by missionary activities, particularly those of imams, who intermingled with local populations to propagate the religious teachings.

These early. The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live In Hugh Kennedy In this engaging history, world-renowned historian Hugh Kennedy deftly sews together the stories of the people, armies, and events that conquered an area from Spain to China in just over years.

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This ancient Arabic manuscript is the only treatise on the archery of the medieval Orient that has been translated into English. The Great Arab Conquests How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live in (Book): Kennedy, Hugh: Examines the history of the great Islamic expansion, reveals how the Arab armies were able to overcome almost everything in their path, and brings to light the unique characteristics of Islamic settlement in new lands and the conversion to Islam of vast populations.

getAbstract Summary: Get the key points from this book in less than 10 minutes. This sweeping, engrossing narrative of Muslim conquests begins after the death of Muhammad in The prophet's death and the subsequent Islam-inspired military conquests had. Thanks, I'll look it up, but I'm interested in a book that covers a longer period of Arab imperialism.

It would need to cover the early conquests of the Arabian peninsula, and the wars with the Eastern Roman empire and the Sassanids, etc. Basically the golden age of Islam, during the 7th and 8th centuries.

Just how and why that happened is the subject of Hugh Kennedy’s ambitious and highly annotated The Great Arab Conquests: How the /5.

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