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This appendix section presents the King list, the versions of the King List of Laḫmiden, Bishop list in al-Ḥīra, Sassanid kings and Roman or Byzantine Emperor discussed in this book on al-Ḥīra. The book draws a vivid portrait of the Late Antique Arab metropolis, located on the frontier between Byzantium and Sasanian Iran. Based on new archaeological and textual evidence, the book documents al--Ḥīra's historical impact far beyond its well-known role in literary history and describes its creation of a distinctly Arabic urban cultural symbiosis that drew on neighboring civilizations. The original text of the chapter is in German.

Keywords: al-Ḥīra; Byzantine Emperor; civilizations; Laḫmiden; late antique Arab metropolis; Sassanid kings



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