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Byzantium Viewed by the Arabs (Harvard Middle Eastern Monographs) Paperback – 6 Aug 2004

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  • Paperback: 254 pages
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press (6 Aug. 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0932885306
  • ISBN-13: 978-0932885302
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 2.5 x 20.3 cm
  • Customer reviews: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,258,544 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The achievement of this book is to have made a wide-ranging, theoretically informed, and useful introduction to an important subject. It has succeeded in signaling the most important periods and themes of its subject, cutting a new trail for future Arabist scholarship and giving specialists from other fields a view of the treasures that can be found in this one.-- (12/19/2004)

In this very readable book, El Cheikh has given us an interesting and well-researched study into the perceptions entertained by the Muslims about their neighbours, the Byzantines... I have no hesitation at all in warmly recommending it to students and scholars seeking to learn more about this fascinating topic.--Robert G. Hoyland"Jerusalem Studies in Arabic and Islam" (01/01/2006)

[El Cheikh] offers a clear and thorough survey of the various sources in a chronological framework. Her work is a valuable contribution to an area that has too often focused on polemics and has failed to see how identity is formed by defining oneself against the other... In addition, her work will be useful to those who want to examine the historical relationship between Islam and Christian cultures, especially outside of the usual areas of inquiry, the Crusades or colonialism. In addition to a survey of Arab-Muslim images of Byzantium, El Cheikh offers an historical evaluation of two faith traditions that have yet to live in peaceful coexistence in many parts of the world. Peaceful coexistence cannot be built when one faith has a consistent desire to conquer and dominate the other. El Cheikh's work can also be seen as an invitation to dialogue, not just among historians and Byzantinists, but among Christians and Muslims who want to evaluate their own common histories honestly and openly.-- (01/01/2006)

About the Author

Nadia Maria El Cheikh is Professor of History at the American University of Beirut.


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