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  • Menocal, Maria Rosa.
     
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    The ornament of the world : how Muslims, Jews, and Christians created a culture of tolerance in medieval Spain / María Rosa Menocal.
    by Menocal, Maria Rosa.
    Boston : Back Bay Books, Little, Brown, c2002.
    Subjects
  • Toleration -- Spain -- History.
  •  
  • Muslims -- Spain -- History.
  •  
  • Christians -- Spain -- History.
  •  
  • Jews -- Spain -- History.
  •  
  • Spain -- Civilization -- 711-1516.
  •  
  • Spain -- Civilization -- Islamic influences.
  •  
  • Spain -- Ethnic relations.
  •  
  • Europe -- Civilization -- Arab influences.
  •  
  • Europe -- Civilization -- Spanish influences.
  •  
  • Europe -- Relations -- Spain.
  •  
  • Spain -- Relations -- Europe.
  • ISBN: 
    9780316168717 (pbk./rebound)
    0316168718 (pbk./rebound)
    0316566888
    9780316566889
    Bib #: 
    853871
    Description: 
    xviii, 315, [12] p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
    Edition: 
    1st Back Bay pbk. ed./[rebound]
    Contents: 
    Beginnings -- A brief history of a first-rate place -- The palaces of memory -- The mosque and the palm tree: Cordoba 786 -- Mother tongues: Cordoba, 855 -- A grand vizier, a grand city: Cordoba, 949 -- The gardens of memory: Madinat al-Zahra, south of Cordoba, 1009 -- Victorious in exile: The battlefield at Argona, between Cordoba and Granada, 1041 -- Love and its songs: Niebla, just west of Seville, on the road to Huelva, August 1064 ; Barbastro, in the foothills of the Pyrenees, on the road to Saragossa, August 1064 -- The church at the top of the hill: Toledo, 1085 -- An Andalusian in London: Huesca, 1106 -- Sailing away, riding away: Alexandria, 1140 -- The abbot and the Quran: Cluny, 1142 -- Gifts: Sicily, 1236 ; Cordoba, 1236 ; Granada, 1236 -- Banned in Paris: Paris, 1277 -- Visions of other worlds: Avila, 1305 -- Foreign dignitaries at the courts of Castile: Seville, 1364 ; Toledo, 1364 -- In the Alhambra: Granada, 1492 -- Somewhere in La Mancha: 1605 -- Epilogue: Andalusian shards -- A reading group guide: A conversation with María Rosa Menocal ; Questions and topics for discussion.
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