Autor: G. W. Bowersock
ISBN-13: 9780199739325
Einband: Buch
Seiten: 179
Format: 221x148x20 mm
Sprache: Englisch

The Throne of Adulis

Red Sea Wars on the Eve of Islam
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Leading historian G.W. Bowersock provides a narrative account of a fascinating but overlooked chapter in pre-Islamic Arabian history - the holy war between Christian Ethiopians and Jewish Arabs in the sixth century AD.
Preface; Abbreviations; List of Maps and Illustrations; Maps; I. The Throne; II. A Christian Traveller in the Red Sea; III. Ptolemy's Elephants; IV. The Kingdom of Axum; V. Christianity Comes to Axum; VI. Judaism Comes to Himyar; VII. The Ethiopian Invasion of 525; VIII. Entry of the Great Powers; IX. Reckoning; Appendix: Nonnosus; Bibliography; Index
Leading historian G.W. Bowersock provides a narrative account of a fascinating but overlooked chapter in pre-Islamic Arabian history -- the holy war between Christian Ethiopians and Jewish Arabs in the sixth century AD.
Autor: G. W. Bowersock
G.W. Bowersock, Institute for Advanced Study

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Autor: G. W. Bowersock
ISBN-13:: 9780199739325
ISBN: 0199739323
Erscheinungsjahr: 27.06.2013
Verlag: Oxford University Press
Gewicht: 378g
Seiten: 179
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 221x148x20 mm, 8 illus. 2 maps