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World History and Cultural Events Book Group

December 8, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Plaut Room

World History and Cultural Events Book Group welcomes you to join in to discuss this month’s title The War of the Three Gods: Romans, Persians, and the Rise of Islam by Peter Crawford.  The War of the Three Gods is a military history of the Near and Middle East in the seventh century—with its chief focus on the reign of the Eastern Roman Emperor Heraclius (AD 610–641)—a pivotal and dramatic time in world history.

Peter Crawford skillfully narrates the three-way struggle between the Christian Roman, Zoroastrian Persian, and Islamic Arab empires, a period of conflict peopled with fascinating characters, including Heraclius, Khusro II, and the Prophet Muhammad himself. Many of the epic battles of the period—Nineveh, Yarmuk, Qadisiyyah and Nahavand—and sieges such as those of Jerusalem and Constantinople are described in as rich detail.

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December 8, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Plaut Room
151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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