Enclosed beyond Alexander’s Barrier: On the Comparative Study of 'Abbāsid Culture

Adam Silverstein

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)287-306
Number of pages20
JournalJournal of the American Oriental Society
Volume134
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2014
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

This is a review article of Gog and Magog in Early Christian and Islamic Sources: Sallam’s Quest for Alexan­ der's Wall. By Emeri van Donzel and Andrea Schmidt. Brill’s Inner Asian Library, vol. 22. Leiden: Brill, 2010. Pp. xx + 271. $147; and Mapping Frontiers across Medieval Islam: Geography, Translation and the Abbasid
Empire. By Travis Zadeh. Library of Middle East History, vol. 27. London: I. B. Tauris, 2011. Pp. xiv + 316. £59.50, $99.

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