Kennet, D. (2005) 'On the eve of Islam : archaeological evidence from Eastern Arabia.', Antiquity., 79 (303). pp. 107-118.
What was the archaeological context of the rise of Islam in Arabia? The author uses new work from Eastern Arabia to show that the advent of Islam coincided with the decline of the Sasanian hegemony and one of Arabia's least affluent periods in 3500 years of history.
|Keywords:||First millennium AD, Sasanian, Early Islamic, Arabia, Forts.|
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|Date deposited:||17 June 2011|
|Date of first online publication:||March 2005|
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