Die Eroberung von Damaskus (Islamic History and by Scheiner

By Scheiner

The conquest of Damascus is likely one of the major occasions of the Islamic conquests in bilād al-Shām. hence, it sounds as if with nearly one thousand narratives within the Islamic literature. This booklet exhibits the dependencies of those narratives. It accordingly exemplifies the historiography from 700-1300 CE utilizing one unmarried occasion. utilizing the tactic of isnād-cum-matn-analysis the oldest sorts of Islamic historiography are reconstructed. between them will not be in simple terms the model by way of Ibn Ishāq, but additionally the narratives within the futūh-work ascribed to al-Waqidī and in al-Azdī's Futūh al-Sham. ultimately, the process the occasions is defined at the foundation of the oldest reconstructed models. Die Eroberung von Damaskus gehort zu den bedeutendsten Ereignissen der futūh im historischen Syrien. Folglich ist sie mit circa a thousand Einzeluberlieferungen ein haufig vorkommendes aspect in der islamischen Literatur. Die Zusammenhange und Abhangigkeiten der Uberlieferungen zu analysieren, ist das Hauptanliegen dieser Studie. So konnen Aussagen uber die Historiography von 700-1300 n. Chr. an Hand eines historischen Beispiels getroffen werden. Mit Hilfe der isnād-cum-matn-Analyse gelingt es zudem die fruhesten Formen muslimischer Geschichtsschreibung zu rekonstruieren. Zu diesen gehoren neben der model Ibn Ishāqs auch die Erzahlungen, die sich in dem Futūḥ-Werk, das al-Waqidī zugeschrieben wird, und dem Futūḥ al-Shām al-Azdīs finden. Auf Grundlage dieser altesten rekonstruierten Fassungen zeichnet diese Untersuchung abschlieend die Eroberung von Damaskus nach.

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The Writings of John Greenwood 1587-1590, together with the by John Greenwood

By John Greenwood

Henry Barrow and John Greenwood are the fathers of Elizabethan Separatism. in contrast to Robert Browne, they refused to compromise their ideals or comply with Anglicanism and thus they died in 1593 - as martyrs for his or her steadfast adherence to the foundations of English Congregationalism. Volumes 3 and 4 contain c. forty goods derived from manuscripts, surreptitiously published books and extremely infrequent pamphlets and records which permit assessment of the lessons of the Separatists, with regards to the actions of the Elizabethan hierarchy, to the Puritans, to the Pilgrims within the Netherlands and the hot global and to the Independents and Congregationalists. (16 of the items are via Barrow, 6 through Greenwood and five via either males, as well as thirteen comparable Barrowist goods within the Appendix).

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Russian Nationalism and the Politics of Soviet Literature: by Simon Cosgrove

By Simon Cosgrove

Russian nationalism, more and more very important because the Russian Federation unearths its position on the earth, isn't really a brand new phenomenon. Who have been the Russian nationalists prior to the production of cutting-edge Russia? What have been their perspectives? What used to be their political effect? This ebook seeks solutions to those questions by way of having a look intimately on the final decade of the USSR during the eyes of a bunch of Russian nationalist intellectuals collected round the literary magazine Nash sovremennik. the writer means that, within the twenty-first century, a particularly Russian kind of nationalism, ethnic and statist, may supply the ideological underpinning for a brand new authoritarianism.

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A Brief History of the United States by John Bach McMaster

By John Bach McMaster

A bestseller whilst it used to be first released in 1883, this primary quantity of historian John Bach McMaster's magnum opus is a full of life background of the USA that's as wonderful because it is informative. ultimately stretching to 8 volumes, McMaster's epic used to be unique in its emphasis on social and monetary stipulations as identifying components in shaping a nation's tradition: as well as the phrases and activities of significant males and the results of vital skirmishes and battles, McMaster indulges his obsession with attention-grabbing trivialities, from which vegatables and fruits have been to be present in the markets of 18th-century Boston to the price of books in Pennsylvania sooner than the Revolution. American historian JOHN BACH McMASTER (1852-1932) taught on the Wharton institution of Finance and economic system on the collage of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, from 1883 to 1919. He additionally wrote Benjamin Franklin as a guy of Letters (1887) and a college heritage of the USA (1897), which turned a definitive textbook.

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As If an Enemy's Country: The British Occupation of Boston by Richard Archer

By Richard Archer

Within the dramatic few years whilst colonial american citizens have been galvanized to withstand British rule, might be not anything did extra to foment anti-British sentiment than the armed career of Boston. as though an Enemy's kingdom is Richard Archer's gripping narrative of these serious months among October 1, 1768 and the iciness of 1770 while Boston was once an occupied city. Bringing colonial Boston to lifestyles, Archer deftly strikes among the governor's mansion and cobblestoned back-alleys as he strains the origins of the colonists' clash with Britain. He unearths the maneuvering of colonial political leaders corresponding to Governor Francis Bernard, Lieutenant Governor Thomas Hutchinson, and James Otis Jr. as they spoke back to London's new regulations, and he inspires the outrage many Bostonians felt in the direction of Parliament and its neighborhood representatives. Archer captures the preferred mobilization less than the management of John Hancock and Samuel Adams that met the oppressive imperial measures--most particularly the Sugar Act and the Stamp Act--with demonstrations, Liberty bushes, violence, and non-importation agreements. while the British govt made up our minds to garrison Boston with troops, it posed a stunning problem to the folk of Massachusetts. town used to be flooded with troops; presently, tempers flared and violent conflicts broke out. Archer's vibrant story culminates within the swirling tragedy of the Boston bloodbath and its aftermath, together with the trial and exoneration of the British troops concerned. an exhilarating and unique paintings of historical past, as though an Enemy's state tells the riveting tale of what made the Boston townspeople, and with them different colonists, flip towards revolution.

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Western Civilization: A Brief History, Volume II : From the by Marvin Perry

By Marvin Perry

WESTERN CIVILIZATION: a quick historical past, 7th version, continues a company grounding in political heritage, whereas protecting highbrow heritage (particularly the importance of rules and contributions) to a better and deeper volume than the other textual content for the path. writer Marvin Perry's available writing sort and versatile method make this abridged model of WESTERN CIVILIZATION: principles, POLITICS AND SOCIETY an enticing textual content for teachers and scholars of the Western Civilization survey path. the main major addition for the 7th version is the insertion in each bankruptcy of a major resource that illuminates the narrative.

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