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This is a short but valuable and fascinating book only 133 pages with another 9 pages for the appendix I wish it had been longer because the story being told and the way it was told made me want to learn This was reinforced by the fact that until uite recently there were few books about what was happening South of the Roman Empire and the Sassanian one between the third and the sixth century ADThe book also has a very narrow focus The events contained in the book are those that are mentioned on a now lost marble throne which was set up at Adulis The inscriptions however were not lost because they were copied by a sixth century Christian merchant Other inscriptions on similar stone thrones which were ex votos are presented by Bowersock and together they provide the basis for his short overview of the history of Axum from the times of Ptolemy III mid century BC to the first Arab conuestsBy and large the story is somewhat fascinating because it is little known It is also told uite rigorously based on epigraphic evidence and sources and this is also why you get only glimpses of it There are not Tom Holland style interpretations to be found here and although some may feel that it makes the story somewhat dry it also makes it less far fetched even if at times the author does tend to repeat himselfWhile the expansion of the Kingdom of Axum roughly modern Erithrea and parts of Ethiopia in all directions is retraced and explained one of the most interesting parts is its growing involvement with Southern Arabia roughly modern Yemen and Oman Through epigraphy several occupations of the Arab kingdom of Himyar can be recorded both before and after the Kings of Axum adopted Christianity Although not the core subject of this book the author does emphasize the importance of controlling the trading ports on both sides of the Red Sea and controlling the trade coming from Ceylon and IndiaAnother key point made by the author is that the Kings of Axum developed an imperialist irredentism towards what is now Yemen and that this tension was further exacerbated during the fourth century when they became Christians whereas Himyar in addition to pagan Arabs developed Jewish and Christian communities The former communities sought the protection and support of the Persians The Kings of Axum were self appointed protectors of the Christians and received the support of the Eastern Roman or Early Byzantine EmpireTensions built up until in the reign of Justin 1st the uncle of Justinian the Jewish king of Himyar tried to force the Christians to convert and persecuted and massacred at least some of the Christian communities in his Kingdom on what seems to be have been a rather large scale This triggered an invasion from Axum the conuest of the Kingdom of Himyar in 525 and a period of some forty years where the Christians dominated before the Persians took control Finally the last chapter of this little book titled Reckoning is focused on the beginnings of Islam and the influence that these upheavals are than likely to have had on itFor me this book was well worth four stars Although I would have wanted a bit meat on the bones to give it five stars it certainly made me want to learn about this period and region Fortunately both seem to have become increasingly fashionable among historians nowadays A Geomantic Tarot Spread Using the Power of Astrology and Geomancy to Enhance Your Tarot Divination of Islam in the sixth century AD southern Arabia was embroiled in a violent conflict between Christian Ethiopians and Jewish Arabs Though little known today this was an international war that involved both the Byzantine Empire which had established Christian churches in Ethiopia and the Sasanian Empire in Persia which supported the Jews in what became a proxy war against its longtime foe ByzantiumOur knowledge Study Smart Study Less of these events derives largely from an inscribed marble throne at the Ethiopian port Roy The Messy Boy of Adulis meticulously described by a sixth cent. 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