The Legacy of Muslim Spain

Salma Khadra Jayyusi
Brill, 2000 - 552 pages
The civilization of medieval Muslim Spain is perhaps the most brilliant and prosperous of its age. It has proved essential to the direction which civilization in medieval Europe took. In this monumental, collected work, all major aspects of Islamic civilization in medieval Spain, including its influence on medieval Christianity, are dealt with in a comprehensive manner. This indispensable compendium is highly recommended to experts and to everyone interested in the legacy of Muslim Spain. It offers a variety of information and presents it in an encyclopedic fashion, combining a high level of scholarship and a wide range of subject that bring this period of Arab-Islamic history to life. It is the first study in any language to deal with all major aspects of Islamic civilization in medieval Spain.

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