The Middle East: 2000 Years of History from the Birth of Christianity

The Middle East: 2000 Years of History from the Birth of Christianity

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Charting the ever-changing balance of power between the Muslim and Christian worlds this book covers the successive transformations of the Middle East, beginning with the two great empires, the Roman and the Persian, and covering the growth of Christianity, the rise and spread of Islam, the waves of invaders from the east, the Mongol hordes of Jengiz Khan and the rise of the Ottoman Turks.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 129 x 198mm | 505g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 40 B/W Photo\Illu(s),7 Map(s)
  • 0753816482
  • 9780753816486

About Bernard Lewis

Bernard Lewis is Emeritus Professor of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. Formerly Professor of Middle Eastern History at the School of Orientashow more