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The Last Pagans of Iraq

Ibn Wahshiyya And His Nabatean Agriculture (Islamic History and Civilization) (Islamic History and Civilization)

by Jaakko Hameen-anttila

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • Iraq,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Islamic countries,
  • Middle East,
  • Middle East - General,
  • 9th cent.,
  • Filåaòhah al-Nabaòtåiyah,
  • Ibn Waòhshåiyah, Aòhmad ibn °Alåi,,
  • Philosophy, Ancient,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9085503M
    ISBN 109004150102
    ISBN 109789004150102

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Sanjeev Sanyal is an economist and the author of The Indian Renaissance and The Land of the Seven Rivers. He was named a Young Global Leader in by. Flavius Claudius Julianus was the last pagan to sit on the Roman imperial throne ().

Born in Constantinople in orJulian was raised as a Christian, but apostatized, and during his short reign tried to revive paganism, which, after the conversion to Christianity of his uncle Constantine the Great early in the fourth century, began losing ground at an accelerating.

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"The Last Pagans of Rome is a book of a generation. A model of erudition and integrity of argument, it is also a book that will be with us for many generations to come."--Peter Brown, New York Review of Books "As befits a scholar whose work in this area since includes countless articles and reviews and six books, the weighing of ancient evidence and modern scholarly opinion in The Last Reviews: 6.

No other book I’ve read takes us closer to the lives of the people there, breathing a much-needed human dimension to understanding life in Iraq. 2. The Iraq .Review of the book The Last Pagans of Rome - Paganism came to an end in Rome during the early fifth century AD.

The question is whether Rome's last pagans went out with a bang or a whimper. This book, by one of the foremost scholars of late antiquity, is a closely argued thesis in favour of the 'out with a whimper' school of thought.