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Hellenistic History in a Near Eastern Perspective: The Book of Daniel*

Fergus Millar

in Rome, the Greek World, and the East: Volume 3: The Greek World, the Jews, and the East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830307
eISBN:
9781469603216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876657_millar.9
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter analyses the structure of the Book of Daniel's text that shows Near Eastern history from the sixth century up to the 160s bc The Book of Daniel, written in the 160s bc, incorporates a ... More


The Crusader States and their Neighbours: A Military History, 1099-1187

Nicholas Morton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198824541
eISBN:
9780191863325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824541.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Military History

The Crusader States and their Neighbours explores the military history of the medieval Near East, piecing together the fault-lines of conflict which entangled this much-contested region. This was an ... More


The Rise of Nur al-Din 1149–74

Nicholas Morton

in The Crusader States and their Neighbours: A Military History, 1099-1187

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198824541
eISBN:
9780191863325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824541.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Military History

Chapter 5 The Rise of Nur al-Din focuses on the tumultuous years following the Second Crusade. This was an era when Nur al-Din was carving out an empire for himself, seizing Damascus, and coming into ... More


The Qur'an and Late Antiquity: A Shared Heritage

Angelika Neuwirth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199928958
eISBN:
9780190921316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199928958.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The Qurʾan and Late Antiquity: A Shared Heritage, the culminating summary of the work of the most prominent German scholar of the Qurʾan, provides an original introduction to the Qurʾan against the ... More


Friends and Foes (1099–1129)

Nicholas Morton

in The Crusader States and their Neighbours: A Military History, 1099-1187

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198824541
eISBN:
9780191863325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824541.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Military History

Chapter 2 Friends and Foes discusses the Crusader States’ closest neighbours in the early years of the twelfth century. On their southern borders the Franks confronted the Egyptian Fatimid Empire and ... More


The Evolving Balance of Power (1130s–1148)

Nicholas Morton

in The Crusader States and their Neighbours: A Military History, 1099-1187

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198824541
eISBN:
9780191863325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824541.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Military History

Chapter 4 The Evolving Balance of Power examines the period when the Crusader States’ military expansion was essentially over. It discusses how the Franks adjusted themselves to a new environment in ... More


Aleppo and Damascus (1117–29): The Challenge of the Big Cities

Nicholas Morton

in The Crusader States and their Neighbours: A Military History, 1099-1187

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198824541
eISBN:
9780191863325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824541.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Military History

Chapter 3 Aleppo and Damascus discusses the military high point in the Crusader States’ territorial expansion, a period when they aspired to conquer the major cities of Aleppo and Damascus. On ... More


Frankish Expansion

Nicholas Morton

in The Crusader States and their Neighbours: A Military History, 1099-1187

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198824541
eISBN:
9780191863325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824541.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Military History

Chapter 1, Frankish Expansion, explores the chaotic years following the departure of the First Crusaders. In this period, the Frankish settlers who chose to remain and defend the newly-founded ... More


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