Climate as a determining factor in the economic development of the Middle East on the example of Medieval Iraq in the 10th century

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Affiliation: Институт восточных рукописей РАН
Sections HISTORY OF THE EAST. General history
Pages 807 - 815

A comprehensive study of the socio-economic relations in medieval Muslim society started late. This fact is evidenced by the limited number of researches related to this aspect of public life in the Middle East in the Middle Ages. In particular, modern researchers do not have sufϐicient data on the economic life of the region in the research period. The article analyzes the inϐluence of climatic conditions on the economic development of Iraq and as a consequence the entire ‘Abbasid state during the crisis of the 10th century. The paper describes in detail the natural disasters (ϐloods, hurricanes, earthquakes, droughts and others) that overtook the region in the 10th century, as well as their economic consequences.

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