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The Rise of Islam

Sarkhosh Curtis, Vesta and Stewart, Sarah, eds. (2009) The Rise of Islam. London: I.B. Tauris. (The Idea of Iran, Vol. 4)

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Abstract

Following the Arab conquest of Iran the state religion of Zoroastrianism was dismantled to make way for Islam. Yet Iran managed to retain its Persian language and distinctive Iranian identity under Muslim governance. The reason for this is discussed by eminent scholars in this book which covers the whole spectrum of life in early Islamic Iran.

Item Type: Edited Books
SOAS Departments & Centres: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Department of the Study of Religions
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
ISBN: 9781845116910
Depositing User: Sarah Stewart
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2009 15:38
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/7244

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