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The writer bargains an perception into how the Arabic-Islamic global perceived medieval Western Europe, refuting earlier claims that the Muslim international seemed Western Europe as a cultural backwater, in its place arguing for the presence of cultural and data flows among the 2 very various societies.

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1. 14 An integral part of the empire’s eastern domains by the second century ce, Arab groups must have been aware of the wider Roman sphere. 22 It seems rather improbable that such 13 Bowersock, Arabia (1994). 14 Millar, East (1993), pp. 10, 66, 75, 274, 294; Retsö, Arabs (2003), pp. 364–504. 15 Knauf, ‘Arabo-Aramaic’ (2010), p. 230 n. 104. Cf. Retsö, Arabs (2003), pp. 364–91, on the question whether Nabateans were Arabs. 16 al-Talhi and al-Daire, ‘Presence’ (2005), pp. 205–17. For other Latin inscriptions on the Arabian Peninsula, see Costa, ‘Inscription’ (1977), pp.

Arab groups involved in Roman-Byzantine campaigns of the sixth century do not seem vol. 1, p. 86, ignores his name but mentions his conversion and his death at the hands of the pagan Decius; Ibn Khaldūn, tārīkh, ed. Zakkār and Shaḥāda, vol. 2, p. 236, mentions his genealogy, the duration of his reign, his conversion, and his murder at the hands of Decius. On Philip’s sympathy for Christianity, see Prickartz, ‘Philippe’ (1995), pp. 146–50. 23 See the medieval definition by Isidorus Hispalensis (d.

52–71; Eddé, ‘Saint Louis’ (2000), pp. 72–111; Renterghem, ‘Réaction’ (2000), pp. 37–59; Humphreys, ‘Dāwiyya’ (2004), p. 204; Chevedden, ‘Interpretation’ (2006), pp. 90–136; Leclercq, Portraits (2010); Mallett, Reactions (2014). 98 Oesterle, ‘Papst’ (2008), pp. 57–72; König, ‘Ausstrahlung’ (2010), pp. 1–52; Beihammer, ‘Kirche’ (2013), pp. 267–97. 99 Gottschalk, ‘al-anbaratūr’ (1958), pp. 31–6; Oesterle, ‘Papst’ (2008), pp. 57–72; König, ‘Ausstrahlung’ (2010), pp. 1–52. On Frederick II, see Leder, ‘Kaiser’ (2008), pp.

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