Meccan trade and the rise of Islam /

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Main Author: Crone, Patricia, 1945-2015. (Author)

Format: Book

Language: English

Published: Piscataway, NJ : Gorgias Press, 2004.

Edition: 1st Gorgias Press ed.


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Call Number: HF3763 .Z9 M43 2004

Table of Contents:
  • •1. Introduction •2. The classical spice trade •3. The "Meccan spice trade" •4. What did the Meccans export? •5. Where were the Meccans active? •6. What Meccan trade was not •7. What Meccan trade may have been •8. The sanctuary and Meccan trade •9. The sources •10. The rise of Islam •App. 1. The provenance of classical cinnamon •App. 2. Calamus •App. 3. The etymology and original meaning of Aloe.