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Author Corfis, Ivy A.

Title Al-Andalus, Sepharad and medieval Iberia : cultural contact and diffusion / Ivy A. Corfis
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 257 pages, xviii) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Special issue: Al-Andalus, Sepharad and medieval Iberia : cultural contact and diffusion -- pt. 1. Contact through art and learning -- Astronomy as a "neutral zone" : interreligious cooperation in medieval Spain / Bernard R. Goldstein -- Alfonso X "the Wise" : the last Almohad caliph? / Maribel Fierro -- It takes three to tango : Ramon Llull, Solomon ibn Adret and Alfonso of Valladolid debate the Trinity / Harvey J. Hames -- Ibn Rushd/Averroes and "Islamic" rationalism / Richard C. Taylor -- Music in medieval Iberia : contact, influence and hybridization / Dwight F. Reynolds -- pt. 2. Contact through society -- The Jews and the origins of Romance script in Castile : a new paradigm / Francisco J. Hernández -- The Moors? / Ross Brann -- Christian, Muslim and Jewish women in late medieval Iberia / María Jesús Fuente -- pt. 3. Contact through conflict -- The ransoming of prisoners in medieval North Africa and Andalusia : an analysis of the legal framework / Russell Hopley -- Representing and remembering al-Andalus : some historical considerations regarding the end of time and the making of nostalgia / Justin Stearns -- Legends of the fall : Conde Julián in medieval Arabic and Hispano-Latin historiography / Denise K. Filios -- Churches made fit for a king : Alfonso X and meaning in the religious architecture of post-conquest Seville / Danya Crites
Summary This volume show the many facets of contact in al-Andalus and Medieval Iberia, with issues still vital after more than a millennium as cultures face off and open or close frontiers to ideas, customs, ideologies and the arts
Notes "Special offprint of Medieval encounters vol. 15, nos. 2-4 (2009)"--Cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Acculturation -- Spain -- History -- To 1500.
Acculturation -- Spain -- Andalusia -- History -- To 1500.
Culture diffusion -- Spain -- History -- To 1500.
Culture diffusion -- Spain -- Andalusia -- History -- To 1500.
Andalusia (Spain) -- Civilization.
Andalusia (Spain) -- Ethnic relations.
Iberian Peninsula -- Civilization.
Iberian Peninsula -- Ethnic relations.
Spain -- Civilization.
Spain -- Ethnic relations.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009031414
ISBN 128303896X
9047441540 (electronic bk.)
9781283038966
9789047441540 (electronic bk.)