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Life and Times

Andrew Louth

in St John Damascene

Published in print July 2002 | ISBN: 9780199252381
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600654 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199252386.003.0001

Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies

 Life and Times

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An account of the transformation of the Middle East as a result of the rise of Islam, the Arab conquest of the region and the establishment of the Umayyad Empire, especially as it affected Jerusalem and Palestine, including a discussion of what little can be gleaned about John's own life.

Keywords: Jerusalem; Palestine; Umayyad Empire

Chapter.  5476 words. 

Subjects: Early Christianity

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