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Armies of the Muslim Conquest

by David Nicolle

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Published by Osprey Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Land forces & warfare,
  • Military - General,
  • Military History - Ancient,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • Military Science,
  • History / Military / General

  • Edition Notes

    Men-at-Arms

    ContributionsAngus Mcbride (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8992798M
    ISBN 10185532279X
    ISBN 109781855322790

      The Armies of the Caliphs is the first major study of the relationship between army and society in the early Islamic period, and reveals the pivotal role of the military in politics.. Through a thorough examination of recruitment, payment, weaponry and fortifications in the armies, The Armies of the Caliphs offers the most comprehensive view to date of how the early Muslim Reviews: 3. The Arab conquests: 7th century: One of the most dramatic and sudden movements of any people in history is the expansion, by conquest, of the Arabs in the 7th century (only the example of the Mongols in the 13th century can match it). The desert tribesmen of Arabia form the bulk of the Muslim natural ferocity and love of warfare, together with the sense of moral .

    2 Empire and Elites after the Muslim Conquest 3 Abu¯Yu¯suf, Kita¯b al-Khara¯j(Bu¯la¯q, ). As will become clear, I have learned a great deal from Calder’s discussion of Abu ¯Yu¯suf (Studies, chapter 6; for Jaziran material, pp. V.), but I remain unpersuaded by his redating and reattribution of the text. For some criticisms, see. A Book of Conquest The Chachnama and Muslim Origins in South Asia. Manan Ahmed Asif. Add to Cart Product Details. HARDCOVER. $ • £ • € ISBN Publication Date: 09/19/ x Text. pages. /8 x /4 inches. 8 halftones, 1 map. World. Related Subjects.

    Abu Bakr, the first caliph (khalifa) reimposes the authority of the Islamic government throughout Arabia and sends Arab armies of conquest against Mesopotamia and Syria. Muslims conquer Syria and Iraq. Victory against the Byzantines in Palestine (Ajnadayn). Umar (c. ) reigns as the second caliph. The Muslims subjugate. Muslim Conquest of Sindh In , Al-Hajjaj, the Governir of Basra led a battle against Sindh's ruler Dahir, and would defeat Dahir. Despite the victory over Dahir and his army, the Muslims failed to establish a permanent reign in India.


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Armies of the Muslim Conquest by David Nicolle Download PDF EPUB FB2

David Nicolle, Armies of the Muslim Conquest (Oxford: Osprey Publications, ). Provides a good chronology and offers some valuable insights. At the end of the Great Expansion and the Abbasid revolution by CE, for example, Islam’s territory was larger than Rome at its height and ran from northern Spain to the Indus river, from the Horn Cited by: 2.

Therefore warfare, at least among the nomadic bedouin, was a normal aspect of life. Complemented by numerous illustrations, including eight full page colour plates by Angus McBride, this detailed text by David Nicolle tells the real story of the armies of the Muslim conquest.

Get this from a library. Armies of the Muslim conquest. [David Nicolle; Angus McBride] -- The dramatic eruption of the Arab peoples from Arabia after their adoption of the Muslim faith in the 7th century remains one of the most extraordinary events in world history.

By the end of that. The early Muslim conquests (Arabic: الفتوحات الإسلامية ‎, al-Futūḥāt al-Islāmiyya), also referred to as the Arab conquests and the early Islamic conquests began with the Islamic prophet Muhammad in the 7th century. He established a new unified polity in the Arabian Peninsula which under the subsequent Rashidun and Umayyad Caliphates saw a century of rapid on: Levant, Mesopotamia, Persia.

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Armies of the Muslim Conquest by David Nicolle,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(14).

Kennedy writes a book that focuses on the conquest of different regions, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Sogdiana, Transoxiana, Egypt, North Africa, Spain, and the war at sea, during the first years or so of Muslim expansion out of Arabia. He talks about the leaders of the armies that led the campaigns, and the struggles that the armies faced in each by: Army.

Only Muslims were allowed to join the Rashidun army as regular soldiers. During the Ridda wars in the reign of Caliph Abu Bakr, the army mainly consisted of the corps from Medina, Mecca and on during the conquest of Iraq in many bedouin corps were recruited as regular soldiers.

During the Islamic conquest of Sassanid Persia (), s. In the West, Muslim armies laid siege to Constantinople and conquered the Iberian Peninsula.

In AD, Muslim armies invaded France and were met on the battlefield by the French army of Charles Martel. The Battle of Tours was the high-water mark for the Muslim’s in the conquest.

Conquest The early rise of Islam () although one recent book suggests that Islam certainly facilitated the growth of Muslim power. and Lebanon were conquered by the Muslim armies. “The Mohammedan conquest of India is probably the bloodiest story in history.

The Islamic historians and scholars have recorded with great glee and pride the slaughters of Hindus, forced conversions, abduction of Hindu women and children to slave markets and the destruction of temples carried out by the warriors of Islam during AD to   The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live in, by Hugh Kennedy pp, Weidenfeld, £ Armies of God: Islam and Empire on the Nile, - The First Jihad of.

This book presents an enquiry into a fundamental historical problem in early Byzantine history: why the Byzantine Empire failed to contain emergent Islam in the new religion's initial years, and in particular how and why the Byzantines first lost Syria, Palestine, Mesopotamia, and Armenia before partial recovery.

Therefore warfare, at least among the nomadic bedouin, was a normal aspect of life. Complemented by numerous illustrations, including eight full page color plates by Angus McBride, this detailed text by David Nicolle tells the real story of the armies of the Muslim conquest.

The book is a very good summary of how Arab armies and political maneuvering spread Islam across the map. It doesn't really live up to the " Changed The World We Live In" part to any meaningful extent, but it is a very solid, detailed, well-sourced account of a roughly year period of history that is often just summarized in history books/5(82).

Yet the Muslims’ esprit de corps, their desert-trained mobility and the cleverness of their generals still cannot explain how such astonishingly small armies perh men for the conquest.

Therefore warfare, at least among the nomadic bedouin, was a normal aspect of life. Complemented by numerous illustrations, including eight full page colour plates by Angus McBride, this detailed text by David Nicolle tells the real story of the armies of the Muslim conquest.

Series: Men-at-Arms (Book ) Paperback: 48 pagesSeller Rating: % positive. Jihad in the West: Muslim Conquests from the 7th to the 21st Centuries. Prometheus Books. ISBN Nicolle, David (). Armies of the Muslim Conquest (Men-at-Arms). Osprey Publishing. ISBN X. Trifković, Srđa (). The Sword of the Prophet: The politically incorrect guide to Islam: History, Theology, Impact on the World.

This arrangement allowed for very rapid conquest as the Arab forces moved quickly through the area, securing oaths of fealty, exacting promises of tribute, and expanding to the next targets.

By leaving local organizational structures intact, Muslim armies were able to continue. In CE, at the height of the Dark Ages after the fall of Rome, Islam seemed unstoppable.

Boiling out of the Arabian desert just a century before, the Muslim armies conquered North Africa, Spain. What effect did the Muslim conquest have on Spain?

Muslim armies left Spanish land and crops in ruins. Muslim culture influenced Spanish languages and architecture. Spanish Christians fled to France and Portugal.

Spaniards who refused to convert to Islam were killed. In summary, like the similar Osprey titles 'Saladin and the Saracens', 'Armies of the Muslim Conquest', and 'The Armies of Islam 7thth Centuries', this book's text would be a great introduction, but the photographs and especially the color plates can be used and enjoyed by anyone with an interest in the last and the greatest of the medieval Reviews: 7.Wherever Muslim armies went they earned success and collected spoils.

“The conquest of Sind took place at the very time in which, at the opposite extremes of the known world, the Muhammadan armies were subjugating Spain, and pressing on the southern frontier of France, while they were adding Khwarizm to their already mighty empire.” 3.