Two Unpublished Arabic Funerary Inscriptions in Tsoutsouros (Crete) (8th Century)

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Year of publication 2020
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Graeco-Arabica
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Web Stránka vydavatele
Keywords Arabic Crete; Early Middle Ages; Byzantine architecture; Arabic funeral monuments
Description The paper is analyzing a grave stela with two Arabic commemorative inscriptions dedicated to two Arabs who died in Crete at the beginning of the 8th century C.E It is an exceptional find highly valuable for further historical interpretations connected to the Arab conquest of Crete. As far there are only these two inscriptions witnessing the physical presents of Arabs on the Early Byzantine Crete.
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