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By Patricia Crone, Hanna Siurua

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Patricia Crone's accrued reports in 3 Volumes brings jointly a few her released, unpublished, and revised writings on close to japanese and Islamic heritage, prepared round 3 exact yet interconnected subject matters. quantity 1, The Qurʾānic Pagans and comparable issues, pursues the reconstruction of the spiritual surroundings within which Islam arose and develops an intertextual method of learning the Qurʾānic spiritual milieu. quantity 2, The Iranian Reception of Islam: The Non-Traditionalist Strands, examines the reception of pre-Islamic legacies in Islam, in particular that of the Iranians. quantity three, Islam, the traditional close to East and forms of Godlessness, locations the increase of Islam within the context of the traditional close to East and investigates sceptical and subversive principles within the Islamic international.

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Proceedings of the xviiith International Congress of Roman Frontier Studies Held in Amman, Jordan (September 2000), i (bar International Series 1084(i), Oxford, 2002), 80; cf. , 111 f. 67 26 68 chapter 2 his view, Agathias’ figure of 150,000 for Justinian’s army is exaggerated rather than minimized. Like Whitby and Treadgold, however, Kaegi seems to assume that Agathias’ figure is for the field army rather than the entire army inclusive of frontier troops, for he estimates Heraclius’ troops at 130,000 at the higher end and 98,000 at the lower (as opposed to the 100,000 to 50,000 or fewer that would constitute two-thirds to one-third or less of Agathias’ figure).

Jones, The Later Roman Empire 284–602 (Oxford, 1964), i, 670–674; J. ; Kaegi, Byzantium and the Early Islamic Conquests, 36. On the annona see also B. E. Kaegi, ‘The “Annona Militaris” in the early seventh century’, Byzantina (Thessalonika) 13, 1985; F. Mitthof, Annona Militaris: die Heeresversorgung im spätantiken Ägypten (Florence, 2001). Cf. , with reference to an earlier period. For a seventh-century Greek letter from Egypt concerning a despatch of leather and hides, see A. ), Fünfunddreissig griechische Papyrusbriefe aus der Spätantike (Corpus Papyrorum Raineri, vol.

37, 22, cf. T. ), The Roman Frontier in Central Jordan: Interim Report on the Limes Arabicus Project 1980–1985 (Oxford, 1987), 196, 807 f. e. in tents, during a freezing winter in Anatolia in the midfirst century had been transferred from Syria (Tacitus, Annals, 13, 35). But sub pellibus was a standard phrase for “in the camp” and could have been used even when the tents were made of something else. G. Jacob, Altarabisches Beduinenleben (Berlin, 1897), 41; A. G. Hoyland, Arabia and the Arabs from the Bronze Age to the Coming of Islam (London and New York, 2001), 173.

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