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The Throne of Adulis: Red Sea Wars on the Eve of Islam

The Throne of Adulis: Red Sea Wars on the Eve of Islam( )
Author: Bowersock, G. W.
Series title:Emblems of Antiquity Ser.
ISBN:978-1-299-62236-4
Publication Date:Jan 2013
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $43.66
Book Description:

Just prior to the rise of Islam in the sixth century AD, southern Arabia was embroiled in a violent conflict between Christian Ethiopians and Jewish Arabs. Though little known today, this was an international war that involved both the Byzantine Empire, which had established Christian churches in Ethiopia, and the Sasanian Empire in Persia, which supported the Jews in what became a proxy war against its longtime foe Byzantium. Our knowledge of these events derives largely from an...
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