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T: 0191 334 6574
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T: 0191 334 42974
Associate Director (World Heritage): Professor Robin Coningham - view profile
Associate Director: Professor Barbara Ravelhofer - view profile
The day-to-day running of IMEMS is the responsibility of the Core Executive Committee, comprising the Director and Associate Directors and the Administrator.
Publication detailsKennet, D. (2005). On the eve of Islam: archaeological evidence from Eastern Arabia. Antiquity 79(303): 107-118.
- Publication type: Journal Article
- ISSN/ISBN: 0003-598X, 1745-1744
- DOI: 10.1017/S0003598X00113730
- Keywords: first millennium AD, Sasanian, early Islamic, Arabia, forts
- Further publication details on publisher web site
- Durham Research Online (DRO) - may include full text
Author(s) from Durham
What was the archaeological context of the rise of Islam in Arabia? The author uses new work from Eastern Arabia to show that the advent of Islam coincided with the decline of the Sasanian hegemony and one of Arabia's least affluent periods in 3500 years of history.
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