History and Identity in the Late Antique Near East.
Oxford University Press, 2013. 272p. Hardback. Series: Oxford Studies in Late Antiquity. Each chapter in this book supports the notion that identities, whether of individuals, of communities, or of states, were fluid and circumstantial. This definition is especially effective for interpreting a region that was, and still is, experiencing such rapid religious, cultural, and political upheaval. Raymond Van Dam, Journal of the American Oriental Society |a 28/06/2017 (Publisher's information).