The Arabs and Arabia on the Eve of Islam

The Arabs and Arabia on the Eve of Islam
Author : F.E. Peters
Publisher : Routledge
Total Pages : 458
Release : 2017-09-29
ISBN 10 : 9781351894807
ISBN 13 : 1351894803
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Arabs and Arabia on the Eve of Islam Book Description:

This volume examines the background to the rise of Islam. The opening essays consider the broad context of nomad-sedentary relations in the Near East; thereafter the focus is on the Arabian peninsula and the history of the Arab peoples. The following papers set out the political and economic structures of the pre-Islamic period, and are concerned to trace the evolution of religious beliefs in the area, looking in particular at the role of local traditions and the impact of Jewish and Christian influences.


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