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Medieval Muslim Perceptions of Constantinople

Medieval Muslim Perceptions of Constantinople

Paper by Carole Hillenbrand (University of Edinburgh)

Given at the International Symposium on the Historical Relations Between Arabia, the Greek and Byzantine World (5th century B.C. – 10th century A.D.) on December 7, 2010

Shows how the Islamic views on the Byzantine city of Constantinople as shown in various chronicles, religious traditions, geographical texts and literary tales.

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