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A New Periodization: The First Millennium

Garth Fowden

in Before and After Muhammad: The First Millennium Refocused

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158532
eISBN:
9781400848164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158532.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter proposes the First Millennium as an alternative or parallel periodization, arguing that it has the basic advantage of embracing the “long” late Antiquity advocated by Peter Brown: the ... More


Viewpoints Around 1000: Ṭūs, Baṣra, Baghdad, Pisa

Garth Fowden

in Before and After Muhammad: The First Millennium Refocused

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158532
eISBN:
9781400848164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158532.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter considers the years around 1000 as a viewing point from which to consolidate the argument that emphasizes the First Millennium's distinctiveness. It explores four themes broached earlier ... More


Exegetical Cultures 2: Law and Religion

Garth Fowden

in Before and After Muhammad: The First Millennium Refocused

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158532
eISBN:
9781400848164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158532.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines several other major learned or religious traditions that flourished during the First Millennium, with particular emphasis on their maturation through exegesis of and commentary ... More


Including Islam

Garth Fowden

in Before and After Muhammad: The First Millennium Refocused

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158532
eISBN:
9781400848164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158532.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book examines history and thought “before and after Muhammad” by offering a new perspective on the debate about “the West and the Rest,” about America's destiny and Europe's identity. One party ... More


Before and After Muhammad: The First Millennium Refocused

Garth Fowden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158532
eISBN:
9781400848164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158532.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Islam emerged amid flourishing Christian and Jewish cultures, yet students of antiquity and the Middle Ages mostly ignore it. Despite intensive study of late antiquity over the last fifty years, even ... More


The Apocalyptic Year 1000: Religious Expectation and Social Change, 950-1050

Richard Landes, Andrew Gow, and David C. Van Meter (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161625
eISBN:
9780199849666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161625.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The chapters in this book challenge prevailing views on the way in which apocalyptic concerns contributed to larger processes of social change at the first millennium. Several basic questions unify ... More


Seeking the Invisible: New Approaches to Roman Glass Recycling

Chloë N. Duckworth

in Recycling and Reuse in the Roman Economy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198860846
eISBN:
9780191892912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860846.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

In this chapter, the results of a large-scale programme of glass chemical data collation and analysis are presented to argue that glass recycling in the Roman period was far more extensive than has ... More


Historical Ecology: Using What Works to Cross the Divide

William J. Meyer and Carole L. Crumley

in Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter advances historical ecology as one of a number of approaches to new studies of the first millennium BC. It provides guidelines on how a research team might organize a historical ... More


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