Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,

Gibbon Chapter LI: the successors of Mahomet [sic]

The Arabs conquer, in quick order, I. Persia; II. Syria; III. Egypt; IV. Africa; and, V. Spain. A brilliant summary of the campaigns of the Prophet's immediate successors. Really you need to read the full 90 pages to absorb what a tremendous synthesis of information this is.

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