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The Fall of the Sasanian Empire to the Arab Muslims: From Two Centuries of Silence to Decline and Fall of the Sasanian Empire: the Partho-Sasanian Confederacy and the Arab Conquest of Iran

01 Jan 2010-Journal of Persianate Studies (BRILL)-Vol. 3, Iss: 2, pp 239-254
About: This article is published in Journal of Persianate Studies.The article was published on 2010-01-01. It has received 25 citations till now. The article focuses on the topics: Empire.
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30 Sep 2013
TL;DR: In this article, the prophet Mohammad's Persian companion, Salman al-Farisi, was described as a prophet who asserted the end of the past and reformed Iranians' memories of pre-Islamic times.
Abstract: 1. Prior connections to Islam 2. Muhammad's Persian companion, Salman al-Farisi 3. Finding meaning in the past 4. Reforming Iranians' memories of pre-Islamic times 5. The unhappy prophet 6. Asserting the end of the past.

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156 citations

"The Fall of the Sasanian Empire to ..." refers background in this paper

  • ...Noteworthy as well, is M. Morony’s work, which takes into account both Islamic and Syriac Christian material cultures to analyze the aftermath of the conquest in the Sasanian province of Iraq (Pahlavi Sūrestān) (Morony, 1984; Spuler, 1984-86: 39-40)....


21 Apr 1984

154 citations