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The caliph's splendor : Islam and the West in the golden age of Baghdad, Benson Bobrick

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The caliph's splendor : Islam and the West in the golden age of Baghdad
Title
The caliph's splendor
Title remainder
Islam and the West in the golden age of Baghdad
Statement of responsibility
Benson Bobrick
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1947-
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Bobrick, Benson
Dewey number
327.53049509/021
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS38.6
LC item number
.B63 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hārūn al-Rashīd
  • Charlemagne
  • Islam
  • Christianity and other religions
  • Islamic Empire
  • Byzantine Empire
  • Islamic Empire
  • Byzantine Empire
Label
The caliph's splendor : Islam and the West in the golden age of Baghdad, Benson Bobrick
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-270) and index
Contents
Minaret and tower -- The night of destiny -- King of kings -- Baghdad -- The culture of prosperity -- al-Andalus -- Greek fire -- Lombards, Saxons, and a poisoned crown -- "Iron Charles" -- Even the lowliest camel driver knew -- The harder they fall -- "Rum" and Khurasan -- The red soil of Tus -- The Siege of Baghdad -- Interregnum -- "Oval, square, and round" -- "City of the flower" -- Turban and cowl -- Appendix. The Umayyad caliphs of Damascus and the Abbasid caliphs of Baghdad
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 284 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416567622
Lccn
2011-44430
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm759695905
  • 4548-14260
  • (OCoLC)759695905
  • (OCoLC)ocn759695905
  • (OCoLC)759695905
  • (OUa)vtls000827250
  • (OCoLC)ocn759695905
Label
The caliph's splendor : Islam and the West in the golden age of Baghdad, Benson Bobrick
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-270) and index
Contents
Minaret and tower -- The night of destiny -- King of kings -- Baghdad -- The culture of prosperity -- al-Andalus -- Greek fire -- Lombards, Saxons, and a poisoned crown -- "Iron Charles" -- Even the lowliest camel driver knew -- The harder they fall -- "Rum" and Khurasan -- The red soil of Tus -- The Siege of Baghdad -- Interregnum -- "Oval, square, and round" -- "City of the flower" -- Turban and cowl -- Appendix. The Umayyad caliphs of Damascus and the Abbasid caliphs of Baghdad
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 284 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416567622
Lccn
2011-44430
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm759695905
  • 4548-14260
  • (OCoLC)759695905
  • (OCoLC)ocn759695905
  • (OCoLC)759695905
  • (OUa)vtls000827250
  • (OCoLC)ocn759695905

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