Bactrian Documents: New Source for the Early Islamic History of Tukharistan
November 22, 2018 · by Reza Huseini · in Eyeopeners
Traditionally, the history of the early Muslim conquests of Tukharistan is based on Arabic historical narratives compiled during the early Abbasid period. However, they are written in Arabic by Muslim figures for Arabic speaking audiences within a particular framework to…
When is an Arab not an Arab?
November 22, 2018 · by Edmund Hayes · in Eyeopeners
Conversations with EmCo guest Robert Hoyland, and Leiden specialists Peter Webb, Marijn van Putten and Ahmad al-Jallad inspired EmCo researcher, Ed Hayes to write a post for the Leiden Islam blog, When is an Arab Not an Arab?