Reading List: Israeli/Palestinian Conflict 3-Rise of Islam and Caliphate Rule through Medieval Europe

Rise of Islam and Caliphate Rule

The Byzantine-Islamic Transition in Palestine: An Archaeological Approach (Oxford Studies in Byzantium) by Gideon Avni

The Great Caliphs: The Golden Age of the ‘Abbasid Empire by Amira K. Bennison

The Formation of Islam: Religion and Society in the Near East, 600-1800 (Themes in Islamic History) by Jonathan P. Berkey

The Rise of Islam (Greenwood Guides to Historic Events of the Medieval World) by Matthew Gordon

The First Dynasty of Islam: The Umayyad Caliphate AD 661-750 by G. R Hawting

The Early Abbasid Caliphate: A Political History by Hugh Kennedy

The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live In by Hugh Kennedy

When Baghdad Ruled the Muslim World: The Rise and Fall of Islam’s Greatest Dynasty by Hugh Kennedy

Islam in the Middle Ages: The Origins and Shaping of Classical Islamic Civilization (Praeger Series on the Middle Ages) by Jacob Lassner

The Ottomans and the Mamluks: Imperial Diplomacy and Warfare in the Islamic World (Library of Ottoman Studies) by Cihan Yüksel Muslu

The History of Jerusalem: The Early Muslim Period (638-1099) by Joshua Prawer

Byzantine Empire and Medieval Europe

The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land by Thomas Asbridge

The Byzantine-Islamic Transition in Palestine: An Archaeological Approach (Oxford Studies in Byzantium) by Gideon Avni

The Crusader States by Malcolm Barber

The Byzantine Empire by Robert Browning

Reassessing Jewish Life in Medieval Europe by Robert Chazan

The Jews of Medieval Western Christendom, 1000-1500 (Cambridge Medieval Textbooks) by Robert Chazan

The Race for Paradise: An Islamic History of the Crusades by Paul M. Cobb

Under Crescent and Cross: The Jews in the Middle Ages by Mark R. Cohen

Exclusiveness and Tolerance: Studies in Jewish-Gentile Relations in Medieval and Modern Times (Scripta Judaica, 3) by Jacob Katz

The Crusades and the Christian World of the East: Rough Tolerance (The Middle Ages Series) by Christopher MacEvitt

The Concise History of the Crusades (Critical Issues in World and International History) by Thomas F. Madden

Religious Communities in Byzantine Palestina: The Relationship Between Judaism, Christianity and Islam AD 400-700 (Bar International Series) by Eliya Ribak

The Crusades: A History by Jonathan Riley-Smith

A Short History of the Byzantine Empire (I.B. Tauris Short Histories) by Dionysios Stathakopoulos

Alienated Minority: The Jews of Medieval Latin Europe by Kenneth Stow

God’s War: A New History of the Crusades by Christopher Tyerman

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