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The Golden Age of Persia: The Arabs in the East

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The four hundred years which followed the explosive spread of Islam in the 7th century brough a unique fusion of cultures to Iran - unique because Iran embraced Islam while maintaining continuity with its own Persian heritage. The result was the great age of Iranian civilization, a broad culture created from the meeting of traditions: art and architecture flourished; Persian poetry flowered, in a language expanded by the rich Arabic vocabulary; great advances were made in science and medicine. Richard Frye describes these ...

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Golden Age of Persia: The Arabs in the East
1988, Littlehampton Book Services Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780297793809

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The Golden Age of Persia: The Arabs in the East
1975, George Weidenfeld & Nicholson

ISBN-13: 9780297768715

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