Table of contents for The Byzantine-Islamic transition in Palestine : an archaeological approach / Gideon Avni.


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List of Illustrations
Preface and Acknowledgements
Prologue Four Eyewitness Accounts versus 'Arguments in Stone'
1. Shifting Paradigms for the Byzantine: Islamic Transition
2. From Polis to Madina: The Evolution of Large Urban Communities
3. A Tale of Two Cities: Jerusalem and Ramla in the Early Islamic Period
4. The Changing Land: Settlement Patterns and Ethnic Identities
5. The Transformation of Settlement and Society: A Synthesis
6. Conclusion
Appendix I: Cities in Byzantine Palestine, Phoenice, and Arabia
Appendix II: Early Islamic Settlements in Palestine and Jordan
Appendix III: Regional Surveys Byzantine and Early Islamic Sites
Bibliography
Index



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Palestine -- Antiquities, Byzantine.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Palestine.
Palestine -- Church history.
Palestine -- History -- 70-638.
Palestine -- History -- 638-1917.
Islamic Empire -- Relations -- Byzantine Empire.
Byzantine Empire -- Relations -- Islamic Empire.