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epigraphy, Etruscan

Jean Turfa.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Historical and Diachronic Linguistics; Greek and Roman Archaeology; Religion in the Ancient World. 5134 words.

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The First Islamic Empire

Chase F. Robinson.

in The Oxford Handbook of the State in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean

February 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Middle Eastern Languages; Religion in the Ancient World. 9728 words.

This chapter examines the history of the establishment of the first Islamic Empire. It explains that the Arab Muslims took control of a culturally and religiously heterogeneous and...

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Mandaic Literature

Jorunn J. Buckley.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Literatures of the Roman Empire

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern Languages; Religion in the Ancient World. 15912 words.

Still extant, the Mandaeans are the longest-surviving Gnostic people from the era of late antiquity. Belonging to the rubric of Gnostic Baptists, the Mandaeans may have had a historical...

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