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The ornament of the world : how Muslims, Jews, and Christians created a culture of tolerance in medieval Spain

text The ornament of the world : how Muslims, Jews, and Christians created a culture of tolerance in medieval Spain

Summary

This history brings to vivid life the rich and thriving culture of medieval Spain where, for more than seven centuries, Muslims, Jews, and Christians lived together in an atmosphere of tolerance, and literature, science, and the arts flourished.

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, sou... Read more
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Description
xviii, 315, [12] p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Publisher
Back Bay Books, Little, Brown 2003

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KCL 946.01 MENOCAL in Adult Non-fiction Available

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