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Arab Conquests - 
      Justin Marozzi

Arab Conquests

«This book delivers drama through sublime writing, but mainly through marvellous images... As sharp as the Arabian desert in the midday sun'»

The story of the Muslim conquests of the 7th and 8th centuries AD, when armies inspired by the new religion of Islam burst out of Arabia to subjugate the Levant, southwest Asia, North Africa and the Iberian peninsula, destroying two great empires in the process. Les mer
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The story of the Muslim conquests of the 7th and 8th centuries AD, when armies inspired by the new religion of Islam burst out of Arabia to subjugate the Levant, southwest Asia, North Africa and the Iberian peninsula, destroying two great empires in the process.
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Forlag: Apollo
Innbinding: Innbundet
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 256
ISBN: 9781838933401
Format: 20 x 14 cm
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«This book delivers drama through sublime writing, but mainly through marvellous images... As sharp as the Arabian desert in the midday sun'»

«'Marozzi's sense of landscape [...] and five appendices from different contemporary sources, gives <i>The Arab Conquests</i> particular immediacy and authenticity'»

Catholic Herald

«Thoroughly good fun... The narration moves swiftly but gracefully from episode to episode'»

Sunday Times

«'A swashbuckling tale with a racy narrative, vibrant evocations of place, characteristic sense of humour and clever use of original sources'»

Aspects of History

«'A refreshing and fair retelling of arguably the most important and influential social upheaval of the Middle Ages'»

Middle East Monitor

«'A travel writer and historian blended into one, he delivers drama through fine writing, but also through marvellous images. In this beautiful book illustrations stir the imagination in a way that mere words cannot'»

The Times, '21 best history books of 2021'

«'An excellent prelude to Marozzi's previous books'»

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Justin Marozzi is a travel writer, historian and political risk consultant. He writes regularly for the Financial Times, Sunday Telegraph and Spectator. His first book, South of Barbary (HarperCollins), told the story of his 1,200-mile crossing of the Libyan Sahara by camel. His second book was the bestselling Tamerlane: Sword of Islam, Conqueror of the World (HarperCollins). His latest projects are a travel history of Herodotus and a satirical novel based on the war in Iraq.