Arab Conquests of Egypt, Syria, Palestine, Persia
Qasr Amra, Jordan. Umayyad desert palace, ca. 710 c.e.
Read: Kennedy, pp. 50-81.
Read both of the following, write form for Donner only - due Sunday February 8.
"The Political History of Jerusalem During the Early Muslim Period"
, in Joshua Prawer and Haggai Ben-Shammai (eds),
The History of Jerusalem, The Early Muslim Period, 638-1099.
, from his
Early Muslim Conquests
. Study guide for
and the Umayyad Caliphs.
for Week Five