World History Sacred and Profane: The Case of Medieval Christian and Islamic World Chronicles
By Ernst Breisach
Historical Reflections / Réflexions Historiques, Vol. 20:3 (1994)
Synopsis: Examines the approach tp world history as presented in various Christian and Islamic chronicles written between 400 and 1400 CE, including the works of al-Tabari, al-Masudi, Osorius, Otto of Freising, Ibn Khaldun and others.