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Host: Daunt Books
Speaker: Tom Holland, Barnaby Rogerson
Following Rubicon and Persian Fire, In the Shadow of the Sword completes Tom Holland’s superb trilogy of ancient histories. The rise of the Arab empire is one of the supreme narratives of ancient history; a story dazzlingly rich in drama, character and achievement.
Barnaby Rogerson runs the wonderful Eland publishing house, and is the author of numerous guidebooks, a history of North Africa, and a biography of the Prophet Muhammad. His latest book is The Last Crusaders.More Information