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The Guadalquivir, Its Personality, Its People and Its Associations;

By: Slater, Ernest

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE GUADALQUIVIR Author: PAUL GWYNNE Language: English Subject: Fiction, L... ...... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...- I - I- M /: Ex Libris C. K. OGDEN THE GUADALQUIVIR ITS PERSONALITY, ITS PEOPLE AND ITS ASSOCIATIONS BY PAUL GWYNNE AUTHOR OF "MARTA," "THE BANDOLER... ... Typical of old Moorish approaches to Andalucian towns . .184 Types op the People. Including the planchadora and the chnlo. (Coloured plate) . . 192 I... ...er back, her coat was ragged and patchy as though she had been through the wars. But her great eyes seemed full of contentment as long as the foal gam... ...other influences. When the Omeyas made Damascus their capital, they called Byzantine archi- tects and artificers to help them render the place magnifi... ...and artificers to help them render the place magnifi- cent. From this Arab-Byzantine art, purified in further developments, we afterwards have Spanish...

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Arab–Byzantine wars

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...The Arab–Byzantine wars were a series of wars between the mostly Arab Muslims and the East Roman or Byzantin... ...The Arab–Byzantine wars were a series of wars between the mostly Arab Muslims and the East Roman or Byzantine E... ...The Arab–Byzantine wars were a series of wars between the mostly Arab Muslims and the East Roman or Byzantine Empire betwee... ... series of wars between the mostly Arab Muslims and the East Roman or Byzantine Empire between the 7th and 11th centuries AD. These started duri... ...e mostly Arab Muslims and the East Roman or Byzantine Empire between the 7th and 11th centuries AD. These started during the initial Muslim con... ...nd continued by their successors until the mid-11th century. The eruption of the Arabs from the Arab Peninsula in the 630s resulted in the rapid lo... ...ssive Umayyads caliphs, the Muslims would launch repeated raids into still-Byzantine Asia Minor, twice threaten the Byzantine capital, Constantinopl... ...ds in Syria, but the border remained stable until the appearance of a new people, the Seljuk Turks, after 1060. The Muslims also took to the sea, a... ...), 318 Conquest of the Exarchate of Africa { cellspacing="5" "The people of Homs replied, "We like your rule and justice far better than th...

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A History of Historical Writing Volume Ii

By: James Westfall Thompson

... (Etig ftohltr SJthntry This Volume is for REFERENCE USE ONLY A History of Historical Writing THE MACMILLAN COMPANY NEW YORK. BOSTON CHICAGO DAL... ... This Volume is for REFERENCE USE ONLY A History of Historical Writing THE MACMILLAN COMPANY NEW YORK. BOSTON CHICAGO DALLAS ATLANTA SAN FRANCIS... ...FRANCISCO MACMILLAN AND CO., LIMITED LONDON BOMBAY CALCUTTA MADRAS MELBOURNE THE MACMILLAN COMPANY OF CANADA, LIMITED TORONTO A HISTORY Oi 1 HISTORIC... ...D CO., LIMITED LONDON BOMBAY CALCUTTA MADRAS MELBOURNE THE MACMILLAN COMPANY OF CANADA, LIMITED TORONTO A HISTORY Oi 1 HISTORICAL WRITING VOLUME II T... ....................... 439 BOOK X THE ANCIENT ORIENT, CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY, AND BYZANTINE STUDIES LVI. THE RECOVERY OF THE ANCIENT ORIENT .................. ...ODERN HISTORIANS OF GREECE AND ROME ............. 488 LVIII. THE PROGRESS OF BYZANTINE STUDIES .................. 512 BOOK XI CHURCH HISTORIANS OF THE... ...s issued from the Vatican press in 1588 a significant year! The politics and wars of the Reformation era curiously promoted and facilitated this new i... ...anks had delivered the Romanized Gauls from'theRoman yoke, and fused intoone people with them; the Franco- Gallic commonwealth was based on the sovere... ... gave him a lodging in 68 J. J. Jusserand, A Literary History of the English People (New York, 1895-1909), III, 511. 69 The Selden Society was named i...

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Byzantine Greece

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... People ... ... Byzantine Greeks ... ...I Irene of Athens ... ...I Nikon the Metanoeite ... ...te Luke of Steiris ... ...iologos Byzantine scholars in Renaissance ... ... Theme of the Aegean ... ...noclasm Arab–Byzantine wars ... ... People ...

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A Short History of Antioch, 300 B. C. A. D. 1268

By: Bouchier, E. S. (Edmund Spenser), B. 1876

...tl ittftSJfo*!iVZKi)Mic ! asrc HANDBOUND AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO PRESS ^Tg<^ 7 A SHORT HISTORY OF ANTIOCH BY... ...tl ittftSJfo*!iVZKi)Mic ! asrc HANDBOUND AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO PRESS ^Tg<^ 7 A SHORT HISTORY OF ANTIOCH BY THE SAME AUTHO... ...HE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO PRESS ^Tg<^ 7 A SHORT HISTORY OF ANTIOCH BY THE SAME AUTHOR LIFE AND LETTERS IN ROMAN AFRICA. 5s. net SPAIN UNDER THE R... ...gazine. X H K o w X H S o « (I) > < K W z w O ! * Ipjp A SHORT HISTORY OF ANTIOCH 3OO B.C.— A.D. 1268 V ,v 4 u c o BY V 5 " « E. S. BOUCHIER, M.A.... ...ome cases obscure the fact that these matters often meant as little to the people con- cerned as the constitution and duties of a town or parish counc... ...barbarian enemies, have obliterated ancient Antioch except for part of the Byzantine circumvallation. Something will no vii Introduction doubt be one... ...emples. Chapter IV. is no longer concerned with history, but with what the people thought about their origin, the impression made on travellers from t... ...eem to have visited the city except in connection with one of the Parthian wars, for which it afforded the natural base. In Chapter VI. there is a sli... ... heroic Nicephorus Phocas, and the restoration of Antioch to the rule of a Byzantine Duke, whoheld the position of a mediaeval Lord Marcher, engaged i...

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Macedonian art (Byzantine)

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... David playing the harp, from the Paris Psalter. Mace... ...ter. Macedonian art (sometimes called the Macedonian Renaissance) was a period in Byzantine art which began with ... ...cedonian art (sometimes called the Macedonian Renaissance) was a period in Byzantine art which began with the reign of the Emperor Basil I of the Mace... ...nian Renaissance) was a period in Byzantine art which began with the reign of the Emperor Basil I of the Macedonian dynasty in 867. It was a period in... ..., literature, and architecture flourished. The period followed the lifting of the ban on icons (iconoclasm) and lasted until the fall of the dynasty i... ... Western Europe. There was a long period of the struggling for life in the Byzantine empire due to the military. Then in the ninth and tenth centuries... ... People ... ... People ... ...noclasm Arab–Byzantine wars ...

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Rambles in the Pyrenees and the Adjacent Districts, Gascony, Pays de Foix, And Roussillon

By: Jackson, F. Hamilton (Frederick Hamilton), 1848-1923

... I I % % % \ i 1 j J i I 3 j M I H i 1 J J I I j M ^ /HoT, \ \ I RAMBLES IN THE PYRENEES UNIFORM WITH THIS VOLUME THE SHORES OF THE ADRIATIC Part I.... ... ^ /HoT, \ \ I RAMBLES IN THE PYRENEES UNIFORM WITH THIS VOLUME THE SHORES OF THE ADRIATIC Part I. THE ITALIAN SIDE Part II. THE AUSTRIAN SIDE i^... ...ITH THIS VOLUME THE SHORES OF THE ADRIATIC Part I. THE ITALIAN SIDE Part II. THE AUSTRIAN SIDE i^ 9 RAMBLES IN THE PYRENEES AND THE ADJACENT DISTR... ...ICTS, GASCONY, PAYS DE FOIX & ROUSSILLON BY F. HAMILTON JACKSON, RBA. ADTHOR OF "THE SHORES OF THE ADRIATIC" WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS AND PLANS GEN... ...n much the same. Certain portions of the districts are well known to English people, and these I have for the most part passed by, as my interest is s... ...east of that of Lot and Garonne. According to the best authorities, the nine peoples who occupied the country were : the Sotiates, con- quered by Cras... ...Gascony, and with him the union of the royal domain was almost complete. The wars of religion afflicted Gascony sorely. Montgomery and Blaise de Montl... ... and panels with a fishbone pattern. There are also two or three others with Byzantine-looking vine panels, a fourth - century fragment with a mosaic ... ...escent from the cross, and is very quaint. The cross is gemmed like an early Byzantine cross ; above are heads of the sun and moon emergent from hangi...

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Bardas Phokas the Elder

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... Allegiance Byzantine Empire Years ... ...Byzantine Empire Years of service 910s–955 ... ... Rank Domestic of the Schools Battles/wars ... ... Rank Domestic of the Schools Battles/wars ... ... Battles/wars Battle of Acheloos, Arab–Byzantine Wars, Rus' attack of 941 ... ... Battles/wars Battle of Acheloos, Arab–Byzantine Wars, Rus' attack of 941 Bar... ...(Greek: Βάρδας Φωκᾶς) (c. 878 – c. 968) was a notable Byzantine general in the first half of the 10th century, and father of Byzantine emperor Nikepho... ... Byzantine generals 10th-century Byzantine people Phokas family Caesares ... ...okas family Caesares Byzantine people of the Arab–Byzantine wars Domestics of the Sc...

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Seville; An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Pearl of Andalusia,

By: Calvert, Albert Frederick, 1872-1946; Hartley, C. Gasquoine (Catherine Gasquoine), 1867-1928

... ^3r^?SlnTtf^ to of tl]t Pniucrstty of Coroiitu Herbert Otto Frind, Esq, CL^ THE SPANISH SERIES SEVIL... ...nTtf^ to of tl]t Pniucrstty of Coroiitu Herbert Otto Frind, Esq, CL^ THE SPANISH SERIES SEVILLE THE SPANISH SERIES Edited by ALBERT F. CALVER... ...E SPANISH SERIES Edited by ALBERT F. CALVERT MURILLO Spanish Arms and Armour The Escorial Cordova Seville The Prado In Preparation Goya Granada and Al... ...rado In Preparation Goya Granada and Alhambra Velazquez Toledo Royal Palaces of Spain Madrid Leon, Burgos and Salamanca Valladolid, Oviedo, Segovia, Z... ... Roman SEVILLE 3 civilisation made no deep impression on the country or the people. " We have in Spain," he continues, " aqueducts, bridges, circuses... ...only be ascribed a few capitals and stone ornaments, roughly executed in the Byzantine style. These, hke the Roman remains, were used by the Moors in ... ...illians took advantage of his absence to shake off his yoke, assisted by the people of Beja and Niebla. Their triumph was short lived. Abdelasis, son ... ...process of formation in Spain. The impos- ing monuments of Roman, Greek, and Byzantine civilisation, which the victorious hosts of Islam found ever in... ...s honour- able motto the city won by its loyalty to Alfonso during the civil wars which distracted the kingdom during his reign. Seville bears the spl...

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Asad ibn al-Furat

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...سد بن الفرات‎; 759-828) was a jurist and theologian in Ifriqiya, who began the Muslim conquest of Sicily. His family, originally f... ...28) was a jurist and theologian in Ifriqiya, who began the Muslim conquest of Sicily. His family, originally from Harran in Mesopo... ...migrated with him to Ifriqiya. Asad studied in Medina with Malik ibn Anas, the founder of the Malikite school, and in Kufa with a disciple of Abu Hani... ...h him to Ifriqiya. Asad studied in Medina with Malik ibn Anas, the founder of the Malikite school, and in Kufa with a disciple of Abu Hanifa, the foun... ...is unwelcome critic, Ziyadat appointed Asad the leader of an expedition to Byzantine Sicily. In 827 Asad landed with a force of Arabs in Sicily and fo... ... 827 Asad landed with a force of Arabs in Sicily and following a defeat of Byzantine troops proceeded to besiege Syracuse. However, the city could not... ...ian theologians Aghlabids Arab people of the Arab–Byzantine wars Emirate of Sicily ... ...s Aghlabids Arab people of the Arab–Byzantine wars Emirate of Sicily ... ... Aghlabids Arab people of the Arab–Byzantine wars Emirate of Sicily All stub...

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Seville; An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Pearl of Andalusia

By: Calvert, Albert Frederick, 1872-1946; Hartley, C. Gasquoine (Catherine Gasquoine), 1867-1928

... S E V I L L E AN HISTORICAL AND DE- SCRIPTIVE ACCOUNT OF -THE PEARL OF ANDALUSIA" BY ALBERT F. CALVERT WITH 300 ILLUSTRAT... ... S E V I L L E AN HISTORICAL AND DE- SCRIPTIVE ACCOUNT OF -THE PEARL OF ANDALUSIA" BY ALBERT F. CALVERT WITH 300 ILLUSTRATIONS... ...EARL OF ANDALUSIA" BY ALBERT F. CALVERT WITH 300 ILLUSTRATIONS LONDON : JOHN LANE, THE BODLEY HEAD NEW YORK: JOHN LANE COMPANY MCMVII TURNBULL AND SP... ...which produces in the traveller visit- ing the city for the first time a sensation of physical ecstasy. The spell of the Pearl of Andalusia is instant... ...s that Roman SEVILLE 3 civilisation made no deep impression on the country or the people. " We have in Spain," he continues, " aqueducts, bridges, ci... ...m can only be ascribed a few capitals and stone ornaments, roughly executed in the Byzantine style. These, like the Roman remains, were used by the Mo... ...he Sevillians took advantage of his absence to shake off his yoke, assisted by the people of Beja and Niebla. Their triumph was short lived. Abdelasis... ...as in process of formation in Spain. The impos- ing monuments of Roman, Greek, and Byzantine civilisation, which the victorious hosts of Islam found e... ...o familiar to us in England, whither so many have travelled through the fortune of wars are entirely Spanish in their direct realism. Velazquez worked...

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Nikephoros Phokas the Elder

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... Allegiance Byzantine Empire Years ... ...Byzantine Empire Years of service ca. 872–895/6 ... ... Rank Domestic of the Schools Wars ... ... Rank Domestic of the Schools Wars ... ... Wars Arab–Byzantine wars in the East and southern Italy, Byzantine–Bulgarian war... ... Wars Arab–Byzantine wars in the East and southern Italy, Byzantine–Bulgarian wars ... ... Wars Arab–Byzantine wars in the East and southern Italy, Byzantine–Bulgarian wars ... ... Tougher, Shaun (1997). The Reign of Leo VI (886–912): Politics and People. BRILL.   Further reading ... ... CS1 errors: Chapter ignored 9th-century Byzantine people 830s births 890s deaths ...

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In the Track of the Moors : Sketches in Spain and Northern Africa

By: Fitzgerald, Sybil

...FITZGERALD Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF THE MOORS Title: IN THE TRACK OF THE MOORS Author: SYBIL FITZGER... ...ZGERALD Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF THE MOORS Title: IN THE TRACK OF THE MOORS Author: SYBIL FITZGERALD... ...... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...nd, for Madrid itself is the most modern town in the world and the Spanish people, in spite of Taine's verdict on the Spain of Madame d'Aulnoy's time,... ...te of Taine's verdict on the Spain of Madame d'Aulnoy's time, are the only people who, however profound or superficial their decline has been, have ou... ...tyle of Arab architecture of the eleventh century, rather than to the Arab-Byzantine, such as is seen in Cordova, Tarragona, and elsewhere. But in the... ...eir textures woven with natural figures, and statues inspired by Greek and Byzantine art are said to have marked their artistic glory. So these painti... ...er," and vulgarised when the art penetrated into France during the Spanish wars of Louis XIV. 's reign, is the name now broadly associated with the an...

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Yazid ibn Abi Sufyan

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...Yazid ibn Abu Sufyan (Arabic: يزيد بن أبي سفيان‎) was one of the companions of Muhammad Biography ... ...Yazid ibn Abu Sufyan (Arabic: يزيد بن أبي سفيان‎) was one of the companions of Muhammad Biography ... ... Biography Yazid ibn Abi Sufyan was the son of Abu Sufyan ibn Harb and Zaynab bint Nawfal, hence a paternal bro... ... Biography Yazid ibn Abi Sufyan was the son of Abu Sufyan ibn Harb and Zaynab bint Nawfal, hence a paternal brother of ... ...ths Year of birth missing Arab people of the Arab–Byzantine wars 7th-century deaths ... ... Year of birth missing Arab people of the Arab–Byzantine wars 7th-century deaths from plague (d... ... Year of birth missing Arab people of the Arab–Byzantine wars 7th-century deaths from plague (diseas... ...ths Year of birth missing Arab people of the Arab–Byzantine wars 7th-century deaths ... ... Year of birth missing Arab people of the Arab–Byzantine wars 7th-century deaths from plague (diseas...

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Moorish remains in Spain : being a brief record of the Arabian conquest of the Peninsula ; with a particular account of the Mohammedan architecture and decoration in Cordova, Seville & Toledo

By: Calvert, Albert Frederick, 1872-1946

... MOORISH REMAINS IN SPAIN CORDOVA. THE AOSQUE, Vertical Section of the Dome and Cupola of the Mihr... ... MOORISH REMAINS IN SPAIN CORDOVA. THE AOSQUE, Vertical Section of the Dome and Cupola of the Mihrab. C El m m M w M MOORISH R... ...nd Cupola of the Mihrab. C El m m M w M MOORISH REMAINS IN SPAIN BEING A BRIEF RECORD OF THE ARABIAN CONQUEST OF THE PENINSULA WITH A PARTICULAR ACCO... ...Cupola of the Mihrab. C El m m M w M MOORISH REMAINS IN SPAIN BEING A BRIEF RECORD OF THE ARABIAN CONQUEST OF THE PENINSULA WITH A PARTICULAR ACCOUNT... ...uslim Empire in Spain; Hannah Lynch's Toledo; Walter M. Gallichan's Seville; The Latin-Byzantine Monuments of Cordova; Monumentos Arquitectonicos de E... ... and the face of the country was to be scarred with fire and the sword ; once more the people were to learn to serve new masters and conform to new la... ...ably observed, reconciled the vanquished Spaniards to their new conquerors. The common people welcomed the promise of a new era, while the nobles fled... ...persecutions of Diocletian and Maximilian. Neitherwas it the Cordova which had endured wars, hunger, and plague sooner than be contaminated with Arian... ...the extremity of the prin- cipal nave towards the South, coveredwith rich and dazzling Byzantine ornamentation, the venerated copy of the holy house o...

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John Kaminiates

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... The sack of Thessalonica in 904, from the Madrid Skylitzes. ... ... John Kaminiates (Greek: Ιωάννης Καμινιάτης, fl. tenth century) was a Greek resident of Thessalonica when the cit... ... John Kaminiates (Greek: Ιωάννης Καμινιάτης, fl. tenth century) was a Greek resident of Thessalonica when the city, then one of the la... ...Ιωάννης Καμινιάτης, fl. tenth century) was a Greek resident of Thessalonica when the city, then one of the largest in the Byzantine Empire, was besieg... ...ica when the city, then one of the largest in the Byzantine Empire, was besieged and sacked by a Saracen force led by Leo of Tripoli in 904. His accou... ... Thessaloniki (D. Frendo, A. Fotiou, and G.Böhlig, trans.) Byzantina Australiensia, 12. Perth: Australian Association for Byzantine Studies, 2000. ISB... ...71. 1978. p. 301-314. ISSN 0007-7704. Tougher, Shaun The Reign of Leo VI (886-912): Politics and People BRILL, 1997. ISBN 90-... ... Categories 10th-century historians 10th-century Byzantine people ... ...ry Byzantine people Byzantine Thessalonian historians Byzantine people of the Arab–Byzantine wars ...

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Moorish Remains in Spain : Being a Brief Record of the Arabian Conquest of the Peninsula ; With a Particular Account of the Mohammedan Architecture and Decoration in Cordova, Seville and Toledo

By: Calvert, Albert Frederick, 1872-1946

...... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ..., and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators ... ... in Spain; Hannah Lynch's Toledo; Walter M. Gallichan's Seville; The Latin-Byzantine Monuments of Cordova; Monumentos Arquitectonicos de Espana; Pedro... ...e of the country was to be scarred with fire and the sword ; once more the people were to learn to serve new masters and conform to new laws. Of a tru... ...d, reconciled the vanquished Spaniards to their new conquerors. The common people welcomed the promise of a new era, while the nobles fled before the ... ... of Diocletian and Maximilian. Neitherwas it the Cordova which had endured wars, hunger, and plague sooner than be contaminated with Arianism, and the... ...y of the prin- cipal nave towards the South, coveredwith rich and dazzling Byzantine ornamentation, the venerated copy of the holy house of Mecca. The...

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Leo Phokas the Younger

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...or Phocas (Greek: Λέων Φωκᾶς, c. 915-920 – after 971) was a prominent Byzantine general who scored a number of successes in the eastern frontier ... ...20 – after 971) was a prominent Byzantine general who scored a number of successes in the eastern frontier in the mid-10th century alongside his ... ...971) was a prominent Byzantine general who scored a number of successes in the eastern frontier in the mid-10th century alongside his older brother, t... ... Tzimiskes. Depiction of Leo's victory at Andrassos, from the Madrid Skylitzes ... ... Depiction of Leo's victory at Andrassos, from the Madrid Skylitzes Leo was the young... ...'s old adversary, the emir of Aleppo Sayf al-Daula, whose army had invaded Byzantine Asia Minor, made good progress, and was retiring laden with booty... ...ontaining Greek-language text 10th-century Byzantine people 910s births Byzantine ge... ... Byzantine prisoners and detainees Byzantine people of the Arab–Byzantine wars Year of death unkno... ...tine prisoners and detainees Byzantine people of the Arab–Byzantine wars Year of death unknown ...

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Moorish remains in Spain; being a brief record of the Arabian conquest of the Peninsula

By: Calvert, Albert Frederick, 1872-1946

... 1 1 /i R«Ry OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CUIFORHIt LIBRARY OF THE UNIVEflSITY OF CH'JFORIIIII RARY OF THE UNIVE... ... 1 1 /i R«Ry OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CUIFORHIt LIBRARY OF THE UNIVEflSITY OF CH'JFORIIIII RARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA 9 = ... ... CUIFORHIt LIBRARY OF THE UNIVEflSITY OF CH'JFORIIIII RARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA 9 = ^ RtRY OF THE UHIVERSITY OF CUIFORNIA .W ^ i ^m LIBRARY... ...IVEflSITY OF CH'JFORIIIII RARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA 9 = ^ RtRY OF THE UHIVERSITY OF CUIFORNIA .W ^ i ^m LIBRARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFO... ...e in Spain; Hannah Lynch's Toledo; Walter M. Gallichan's Seville; The Latin- Byzantine Monuments of Cordova; Monumentos Arquitectonicos de Espana; Ped... ...ace of the country was to be scarred with fire and the sword ; once more the people were to learn to serve new masters and conform to new laws. Of a t... ...ved, reconciled the vanquished Spaniards to their new conquerors. The common people welcomed the promise of a new era, while the nobles fled before th... ...s of Diocletian and Maximilian. Neither was it the Cordova which had endured wars, hunger, and plague sooner than be contaminated with Arianism, and t... ...ity of the prin- cipal nave towards the South, coveredwith rich and dazzling Byzantine ornamentation, the venerated copy of the holy house of Mecca. T...

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Ziyadat Allah I of Ifriqiya

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Moorish Remains in Spain; Being a Brief Record of the Arabian Conquest of the Peninsula

By: Calvert, Albert Frederick, 1872-1946

...... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ..., and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators ... ...in Spain; Hannah Lynch's Toledo; Walter M. Gallichan's Seville; The Latin- Byzantine Monuments of Cordova; Monumentos Arquitectonicos de Espana; Pedro... ...e of the country was to be scarred with fire and the sword ; once more the people were to learn to serve new masters and conform to new laws. Of a tru... ...d, reconciled the vanquished Spaniards to their new conquerors. The common people welcomed the promise of a new era, while the nobles fled before the ... ...of Diocletian and Maximilian. Neither was it the Cordova which had endured wars, hunger, and plague sooner than be contaminated with Arianism, and the... ...y of the prin- cipal nave towards the South, coveredwith rich and dazzling Byzantine ornamentation, the venerated copy of the holy house of Mecca. The...

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Damian Dalassenos

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...Damian Dalassenos (Greek: Δαμιανός Δαλασσηνός; died 998) was a Byzantine aristocrat and general, who served as the military governor (doux... ...αλασσηνός; died 998) was a Byzantine aristocrat and general, who served as the military governor (doux) of Antioch in 995/996–998. ... ...zantine aristocrat and general, who served as the military governor (doux) of Antioch in 995/996–998. Conten... ... Biography Damian is the first attested member of the distinguished Dalassenos clan. As a holder... ... Biography Damian is the first attested member of the distinguished Dalassenos clan. As a holder of the high title of magi... ...s.[1][2] This post was one of the most important military positions in the Byzantine Empire, as its holder commanded the forces arrayed against the Fa... ... 998 deaths 10th-century Byzantine people Byzantine generals Byzan... ...le Dalassenos family Byzantine people of the Arab–Byzantine wars Generals of Basil I... ... Dalassenos family Byzantine people of the Arab–Byzantine wars Generals of Basil II ...

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A History of Spain from the Earliest Times to the Death of Ferdinand the Catholic : Vol. 2

By: Burke, Ulick Ralph, 1845-1895, Hume, Martin Andrew Sharp, 1847-1910

... LIBRARY UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO presented to the UNIVERSITY LIBRARY UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO by Dr. Helen S.... ...RSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO presented to the UNIVERSITY LIBRARY UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO by Dr. Helen S. Nicholson ABERDEEN UNIVERSITY ... ...A SAN DIEGO by Dr. Helen S. Nicholson ABERDEEN UNIVERSITY PRESS. HISTORY OF SPAIN FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE DEATH OF FERDINAND THE CATHOLIC U... ... Dr. Helen S. Nicholson ABERDEEN UNIVERSITY PRESS. HISTORY OF SPAIN FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE DEATH OF FERDINAND THE CATHOLIC ULICK RALPH BUR... ... conveys a somewhat false impression Provengal was never the language of the people of the Kingdom ofAragon. It was the language of literature under t... ...the Spanish language in its native purity, and most justly judge the Spanish people in their characteristic simplicity and shrewdness, should devote s... ...with his Christian neighbours. He did not even take advantage of their civil wars in Castile to add to the diffi- culties of Isabella, either by indep... ...g or decadent, can have originated the style that is conventionally known as Byzantine, it is somewhat hard to say ; for the Byzantine differed, not o... ...at characteristic of the Greek ; lightness the distinguishing feature of the Byzantine. The Parthenon would support a roof of ten times the weight tha...

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Christianity and Islam

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...Subcategories This category has the following 13 subcategories, out of 13 total. ... ...Subcategories This category has the following 13 subcategories, out of 13 total. A ... ... Arab–Byzantine wars ... ... Arab–Byzantine wars ... ... Destruction of churches by Muslims ... ... Mosques converted from churches by the Ottoman Empire ... ... Shabak people ... ... List of Muslim Christianity scholars List of people in both the Bible and the Quran M ... ... Arab–Byzantine wars ...

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A Pilghrimage to Palestine

By: Harry Emerson Fosdick

...... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ..., and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators ... ... the twin mountains, Gerizim and Ebal, where victorious Joshua pledged the people to Jehovah s service* 1 As I saw the overflowing fountains, the fert... ... shore with the prevailing southwest winds blowing in upon it. No maritime people ever could come from such a coast or ever did come. When, therefore,... ...he excavators dug, finding in one level below another the remains of Arab, Byzantine, Roman, Hellenistic, Jewish, and then prehistoric life; and far d... ...fore David took it up to his new shrine on Zion. Here are the remains of a Byzantine church destroyed by Chosroes II, the Persian, in the seventh cent... ...aoiah 2:4. THE HEBREW INVASION 89 one hears at Ashdod the echo of endless wars. The longest siege recorded in history occurred here when., according ...

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Valentinus (usurper)

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... Valentinus (Greek: Οὐαλεντῖνος/Βαλεντῖνος) (died 644) was a Byzantine general and usurper. ... ... Biography According to Sebeos, Valentinus was of Armenian origin, being descended from the royal Arsacid cl... ... According to Sebeos, Valentinus was of Armenian origin, being descended from the royal Arsacid clan.[1][2] He was initially a member of th... ...ian origin, being descended from the royal Arsacid clan.[1][2] He was initially a member of the retinue of the sakellarios Philagrios, and was tasked ... ...ked in early 641 by Emperor Constantine III (r. February–May 641) to distribute money to the troops in order to secure their loyalty to his infant son... ...artina. It is possible that he had been appointed as general or plenipotentiary over the Byzantine army, or that he held the post of comes Obsequii.[3... ...ources (de) 644 deaths 7th-century Byzantine people Byzantine generals ... ...tine Armenians Comites excubitorum Byzantine people of the Arab–Byzantine wars Year ... ... Comites excubitorum Byzantine people of the Arab–Byzantine wars Year of birth unkno...

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The Methodist Review : Series 5, Volume 32, Part 1

...ture Collection World Public Library.org REVIEW, VOL. XXXII Title: THE METHODIST REVIEW, VOL. XXXII Author: WILLIAM V. KELLEY Language: Englis... ...... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...IAL DEPARTMENTS: Notes and Disccssions 770 Bishop McInttre on "Buttoned-Up People," 770. The Arena 787 Christ and The Man From Boston, 7S7; Prejudice ... ...id : "They'll be at it again in the afternoon. They arc fighting for other people." Dr. Pay and I disagree; but in love for the Methodist Epis- copal ... ... are indebted for some of the facts presented in this article. As Colonel "Warson pointed out, much had been written during the past centuries upon Pa... ... (Kadesh Barnea), tlie Negeh, or south country, with its many ruins of the Byzantine epoch; such as forts, churches, reservoirs, etc. Passing through ... ... Though few monuments of the .stone age are found here, stone ruins of the Byzantine period abound. There are hundreds of ruined buildings, cairns, ri...

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Karbeas

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...rbeas (Greek: Καρβέας), or Karbaias (Καρβαίας),[1] was a Paulician leader, who following the anti-Paulician pogroms in 843 abandoned his service in th... ...ian leader, who following the anti-Paulician pogroms in 843 abandoned his service in the Byzantine army and went over to the Arabs. With the aid of th... ...ti-Paulician pogroms in 843 abandoned his service in the Byzantine army and went over to the Arabs. With the aid of the emir of Melitene, Umar al-Aqta... ...843 abandoned his service in the Byzantine army and went over to the Arabs. With the aid of the emir of Melitene, Umar al-Aqta, he founded the Paulici... ...ith the aid of the emir of Melitene, Umar al-Aqta, he founded the Paulician principality of Tephrike, which he ruled until his death in 863. During th... ...h in 863. During this period he participated alongside Umar in several raids against the Byzantine Empire. C... ...] Map of Byzantine Anatolia and the Arab–Byzantine borderlands in the mid-9th century ... ...ources (de) 863 deaths 9th-century Byzantine people Paulicians ... ... Paulicians Byzantine defectors People of the Arab–Byzantine wars Year ...

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The Italians : History, Art, And the Genius of a People

By: Norwich, John Julius, 1929

...i^; mmmwmmmmmmmmm iiiiiiiiliiiiiiiiiii iSiiililiiiiliiiiliiS ;'';%; THE ITALIANS ?tc h/^-r^f^"' 77f2l .'(h^'T' i^u1 yy 7 THE ITALIANS HISTORY... ...ORK Editorandpublisher wish to acknowledge thegenerous advicegiven by all the authors on the selection ofthe illustrationsand the wording of the capt... ...ven by all the authors on the selection ofthe illustrationsand the wording of the captions: it must be made clear, however, thatfinal responsibilityfo... ...rd PAGE 63 III • Humanism and Renaissance: 13 50-1 5 27 J.R.HALE Professor of Italian, University College, University ofLondon PAGE 103 IV • Disaster ... ...ook the viewpoint will be consistently Italian, presenting the history and people of Italy in theirown terms and through theirown works. In this openi... ...In this opening section we approach them from outside and ask : what draws people from all over the world to Italy? What do they go to see? What do th... ...d intellectual influences, coming principally, as they did, from outside - Byzantine, Arab, Lombard, Norman, German, Angevin, Spanish - were utterly d... ...ir compatriots as they could muster, to help liberate South Italy from the Byzantines: an invitation that ultimately led to the Norman conquest Pallad... ...andGreekswere conqueredpiecemeal, the Carthaginians beaten in three hitter wars. 46 after year, to fight its campaigns with armies ofordinary citizens...

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Mu'awiya ibn Hudayj

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...kuni (variously transliterated as Muawia bin Hudeij or Mu'àuia ibn-Hodeig) was a general of the Kindah tribe under Muawiyah I in Ifriqiya. He led 10,0... ...i (variously transliterated as Muawia bin Hudeij or Mu'àuia ibn-Hodeig) was a general of the Kindah tribe under Muawiyah I in Ifriqiya. He led 10,000 ... ...neral of the Kindah tribe under Muawiyah I in Ifriqiya. He led 10,000 troops in the area of Sousse (Hadrumetum).[1] He participate... ...000 troops in the area of Sousse (Hadrumetum).[1] He participated in the Battle of Yarmuk,[1] the Battle of al-Qādisiyyah,[2] and ... ... References ^ a b Muslim Expansion and Byzantine Collapse in North Africa By Walter E. Kaegi, Walter... ...rsity of New York Press. Page 12. ^ L' Afrique vandale et byzantine: Revue internationale d'histoire et d'archéologie (... ... Umayyad generals Umayyad governors Arab people of the Arab–Byzantine wars 7th-c... ...enerals Umayyad governors Arab people of the Arab–Byzantine wars 7th-century Arab pe... ... Umayyad governors Arab people of the Arab–Byzantine wars 7th-century Arab people ...

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Nature; Volume: 110 July-Dec. 1922

By: Lockyer, Joseph Norman, Sir 1836-1920, Editor

... Nature, "| February 10, 1923J Nature A WEEKLY ILLUSTRATED JOURNAL OF SCIENCE VOLUME CX JULY, 1922, to DECEMBER, 1922 " To the sol... ...e A WEEKLY ILLUSTRATED JOURNAL OF SCIENCE VOLUME CX JULY, 1922, to DECEMBER, 1922 " To the solid ground Of Nature trusts the mind which buildsfor aye'... ...Oml, 'Dec, INDEX, NAME INDEX. Abbot (Dr. C. G), F. E. Fowle, and L. B. Aldrich, Annals of the Astrophysical Observatory of the Smithsonian Institution... ..., 'Dec, INDEX, NAME INDEX. Abbot (Dr. C. G), F. E. Fowle, and L. B. Aldrich, Annals of the Astrophysical Observatory of the Smithsonian Institution. V... ...fe in the Sea, 353, 44* Allen (Dr. F. J.), Seasonal Incidence of the Births of Eminent People, 40 Allen (H. N.), Periodic Structure of Atoms and Eleme... ...ng Plant Tissue when infected by Parasitic Fungus, 480 Evans' (I. H.), Among Primitive Peoples in Borneo : a Description of the Lives, Habits and Cust... ... this country to withstand the tremendous drain on her resources due to the Napoleonic wars. Starting life as a barber, Arkwright became a hair mercha... ...ing out extensive operations in manufactures, metallurgy, and practical engineering at Warsaw. E. C. S. NO. 2755, I IO 268 NATURE [August 19, 1922 So... ...of excavation. The stratification shows a continuous occupation of the site from Arab, Byzantine, and Classical times down to the early Semitic period...

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Islam in Andorra

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...According to the US Religious Freedom Report of 2006 there are about 2000 North Africans currently living in Andorra (ou... ... 2006 there are about 2000 North Africans currently living in Andorra (out of 72,000) and they are the largest Muslim group in the country.[1] The Mus... ...00 North Africans currently living in Andorra (out of 72,000) and they are the largest Muslim group in the country.[1] The Muslims are split between t... ...akistanis (79) Institutions The Muslim community has an Islamic Cultural Center which provides about 50... ...harlemagne gave his protection to Andorra and declared them as a sovereign people.[3] See also Islam ... ... Norman-Arab-Byzantine culture ... ... Ottoman wars in Europe ... ...harlemagne gave his protection to Andorra and declared them as a sovereign people.[3] See also Islam ... ... Norman-Arab-Byzantine culture ...

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In the Track of the Moors : Sketches in Spain and Northern Africa : Vol. 1

By: Fitzgerald, Sybil; Fitzgerald, Augustine

...FITZGERALD Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF THE MOORS Title: IN THE TRACK OF THE MOORS Author: SYBIL FITZGERA... ...ZGERALD Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF THE MOORS Title: IN THE TRACK OF THE MOORS Author: SYBIL FITZGERALD ... ...... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...nd, for Madrid itself is the most modern town in the world and the Spanish people, in spite of Taine's verdict on the Spain of Madame d'Aulnoy's time,... ...te of Taine's verdict on the Spain of Madame d'Aulnoy's time, are the only people who, however profound or superficial their decline has been, have ou... ...style ofArab architecture of the eleventh century, rather than to the Arab-Byzantine, such as is seen in Cordova, Tarragona, and elsewhere. But in the... ...eir textures woven with natural figures, and statues inspired by Greek and Byzantine art are said to have marked their artistic glory. So these painti... ...er," and vulgarised when the art penetrated into France during the Spanish wars of Louis XIV. 's reign, is the name now broadly associated with the an...

...Impressions of Spain.- Andalusia.- Granada.- Origins of Moorish architecture in Spain.- The Moorish gardens of Spain.- Arabesque and Azulejo.- Women of Spain and their traditions.- In the shadow of Islam.- Morocco.- Algeria.- Tunisia.- S...

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830s

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...ts – Disestablishments This is a list of events occurring in the 830s, ordered by year. ... ... This is a list of events occurring in the 830s, ordered by year. 830 ... ... By place Africa Creation of the Ad-dimnah hospital in al-Qayrawan by the Aghlabid ruler Ziyadat Alla... ...y place Africa Creation of the Ad-dimnah hospital in al-Qayrawan by the Aghlabid ruler Ziyadat Allah I... ...un into Cappadocia. Heraclea Cybistra and Tyana fall to the Arabs, and the Byzantine emperor Theophilos is defeated by Al-Abbas ibn al-Ma'mun ... ... Asia The strategically important Byzantine fortress of Loulon falls to the Abbasids. ... ... By place Asia July 22 – Arab–Byzantine wars: The Byzantine emperor Theophilos is heavily defeated a... ...e Empire's reigning Amorian dynasty. Mid-August – Arab–Byzantine wars: Sack of Amorium by the Abbasid Caliphate. ... ...Central Italy. Significant people Louis the Pious ...

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A History of Spain from the Earliest Times to the Death of Ferdinand the Catholic

By: Ulick Ralph Burke

...lassic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: HISTORY OF SPAIN Author: Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publis... ...... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...as, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educator... ...onVt"ys a somewhat false impression-Proven981 was never the language of the people of the Kin..fdom of A,aKon. It was the language of literature unde... ...e Spanish language in its native purity, and most justly judge the Spanish people in their characteristic simplicity and shrewdness, should devote ... ...ith his Christian neighbours. He did not even take advantage of their civil wars in Castile to add to the diffi­ culties of Isabella, either by indep... ...coupled, grouped and twisted. The difference between the Greek roof and the Byzantine cupola is even more striking; and in place of the great stones... ...e more modem style with its characteristic elegance. The ground plan of the Byzantine buildings, moreover, shows an equally radical change. The para...

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Theophobos

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... Allegiance Khurramites (until 833) Byzantine Empire (833–842) ... ...re (833–842) Battles/wars Battle of Anzen ... ... Theophobos or Theophobus (Greek: Θεόφοβος), originally Nasir, Nasr, or Nusayr,[1] was an Iranian commander of the Khurramites who converted to Chr... ... Theophobos or Theophobus (Greek: Θεόφοβος), originally Nasir, Nasr, or Nusayr,[1] was an Iranian commander of the Khurramites who converted to Christ... ...sir, Nasr, or Nusayr,[1] was an Iranian commander of the Khurramites who converted to Christianity and entered Byzantine service under Emperor Theophi... ...y and entered Byzantine service under Emperor Theophilos (r. 829–843).[2] Raised to high rank and married into the imperial family, Theophobos was giv... ... CS1 errors: Chapter ignored 842 deaths 9th-century Byzantine people Converts t... ...zantine generals Byzantine usurpers Patricii People executed by the Byzantine Empire... ...ine Empire People executed by decapitation Byzantine people of the Arab–Byzantine wars ...

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A History of Spain from the Earliest Times to the Death of Ferdinand the Catholic

By: Ulick Ralph Burke

...ssic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: A HISTORY OF SPAIN, VOL. II, SECOND EDITION Author: ULICK RALPH BURKE Language: Eng... ...... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...as, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educator... ... conveys a somewhat false impression-Proven~l was never the language of the people of the Ki"gdom of Ara~01I. It was the lariguage of literature unde... ...e Spanish language in its native purity, and most justly judge the Spanish people in their characteristic sintplicity and shrewdness, should devote... ...ith his Christian neighbours. He did not even take advantage of their civil wars in CastUe to add to the diffi­ culties of Isabella, either by indepe... ... ''' , -, '' - "'.- ...... _ - The difference between the Greek roof and the Byzantine cupola is even more striking ; and in place of the great stone... ...e more modem style with its characteristic elegance. The ground plan of the Byzantine buildings, moreover, shows an equally radical change. The para...

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Salih ibn Ali

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The Arab Kingdom and Its Fall

By: Wellhausen, J.

...c Literature Collection World Public Library.org AND ITS FALL Title: THE ARAB KINGDOM AND ITS FALL Author: J. WELLHAUSEN Language: English Su... ...... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ... ex vivo ore, by enquiries in the most diverse directions, from all possible people who could have first-hand information or who had been present to s... ...rned in them, are, as a rule, not true. Still, we must hope that un- learned people will not make too extensive a use of their sound common-sense. It ... ... which the Arabs dwelt. Times had changed through the cessation of the great wars of conquest. Peace INTRODUCTION 4* had followed upon turmoil, sobri... ...e a succession from father to son, such as existed with the Sasanids and the Byzantines. According to Arab law the ruling power certain- ly was passed... ...regni gubernacula praeroganti, adlatus est. So runs the judgment of the Arab-Byzantine continuer, Isidor (par. 38) concerning this Khalifa. His intent...

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Battle of Lalakaon

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...The Battle of Lalakaon or the Battle of Poson (or Porson ) . was fought in 863 between the Byzan... ...The Battle of Lalakaon or the Battle of Poson (or Porson ) . was fought in 863 between the Byzantine Empire ... ... or the Battle of Poson (or Porson ) . was fought in 863 between the Byzantine Empire and an invading Arab army in Paphlagonia (modern nort... ... and an invading Arab army in Paphlagonia (modern northern Turkey ). The Byzantine army was led by Petronas, the uncle of Emperor Michael II... ... an invading Arab army in Paphlagonia (modern northern Turkey ). The Byzantine army was led by Petronas, the uncle of Emperor Michael III (r... ...n northern Turkey ). The Byzantine army was led by Petronas, the uncle of Emperor Michael III (r. 842–867), although Arab sources also mention t... ... nation's absorption into the Byzantine cultural sphere . Background Arab–Byzantine border wars Following the rapid Muslim conquests of the ... ...nto the Byzantine cultural sphere . Background Arab–Byzantine border wars Following the rapid Muslim conquests of the 7th century, the Byzan... ...he German (r. 817–876) for a possible conversion of himself and his pagan people to Christianity. This expansion of Rome's ecclesiastic influence up ...

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