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The Middle East under Rome

Maurice Sartre

The Middle East under Rome

by Maurice Sartre

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Published by Belknap Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Middle East,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • Middle East - General,
  • History / Ancient / Rome,
  • Ancient - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCatherine Porter (Translator), Elizabeth Rawlings (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages688
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7691975M
    ISBN 100674025652
    ISBN 109780674025653

    The word translated "Grecia" in the book of Daniel is the name "Yavan" ('Javan', the name of a son of Joktan, and of the race Ionians, i.e. Greeks). There is a strong enmity between the Greeks (Christian Orthodox) and the Turks (Muslims) that goes back to the conquest of Constantinople (Istanbul) and the rise of the Ottoman Empire. General. Geographically, the Middle East can be thought of as Western Asia with the addition of Egypt (which is the non-Maghreb region of Northern Africa) and with the exclusion of the Middle East was the first to experience a Neolithic Revolution (c. the 10th millennium BC), as well as the first to enter the Bronze Age (c. – BC) and Iron Age (c. – BC).

    If you want really general, Goldschidmt is very good, as is A History of the Modern Middle East by William L Cleveland and Martin Bunton. If you want something a little more nuanced is A History of the Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani or A History of Modern Iran by Ervand Abrahamanian. There are two answers, one snarky one serious * The serious one * * The Roman legions invaded the area that is now Iraq and Kuwait under Emperor Trajan in the early part of the second century AD. They conquered this area from the Parthian empire.

    In terms of the lessons to be drawn from Roman history, of course it will always hold a mirror up to the present, for the simple reason that what is distinctive about Western civilisation, particularly compared with the other great civilisations like China or India or even the Middle East, is that in the West we have had two cracks at it. Part of the Middle East was in the Roman Empire: Turkey, Armenia (which back then was in the east of modern day Turkey) northern Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Israel/Palestine, Jordan and the northern.


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