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Author Hermes, Nizar F.

Title The [European] other in medieval Arabic literature and culture : ninth-twelfth century AD / Nizar F. Hermes
Edition First edition
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2012]
©2012
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 241 pages)
Series The new Middle Ages
New Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Contents Translation, Travel, and the Other : the Fascination with Greek and Oriental Cultures -- European Barbarity and Civilization in some Medieval Arabic Geographical Sources : Al-Masudi and al-Bakri as Two Case Studies -- Writing the North : Europe and Europeans in Medieval Arabic Travel Literature -- Poetry, Frontiers, and Alterity : Views and Perceptions of al-Rum (Byzantines) and al-Ifranja (Crusaders) -- Appendix of Translated Poetry
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Arabic poetry -- History and criticism.
Arabic prose literature -- History and criticism.
Christians -- Public opinion -- History -- To 1500 -- Sources.
Europeans -- Public opinion -- History -- To 1500 -- Sources.
Gaze -- Social aspects -- Arab countries -- History -- To 1500 -- Sources.
Muslims -- Arab countries -- Attitudes -- History -- To 1500 -- Sources.
Other (Philosophy) -- Arab countries -- History -- To 1500 -- Sources.
Arab countries -- Relations -- Europe -- Sources.
Europe -- Foreign public opinion, Arab -- History -- To 1500 -- Sources
Europe -- Relations -- Arab countries -- Sources.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Sources.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0230109403
9780230109407