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Author Ibn al-Qūṭīyah, Muḥammad ibn ʻUmar, -977.

Title Early Islamic Spain : the History of Ibn al-Qūṭīya : a study of the unique Arabic manuscript in the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, with a translation, notes, and comments / David James [editor]
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2009


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 174 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Culture and civilization in the Middle East ; 15
Culture and civilisation in the Middle East.
Contents Introduction: the history of the history -- Translation: the history of Ibn al- Qutiya (d. 367/977) -- Tariq ibn Ziyad invades al-Andalus -- Al-Andalus under the Governors of the Damascus Caliphate (92-136/711-756) -- The arrival of 'Abd al-Rahman ibn Muawiya and his reign as Emir (138-172/ 756-788) -- The reign of the Emir Hisham (172-180/788-796) -- The reign of the Emir al-Hakam (180-206/796-822) -- The Reign of the Emir 'Abd al-Rahman II (796-238/822-852) -- The reign of the Emir Muhammad (238-273/852-886) -- The reign of the Emir al-Mundhir (273-275/886-888) -- The reign of the Emir 'Abdallah (275-300/888-912) -- The Reign of the Emir/Caliph 'Abdal-Rahman III (300-350/912-961) -- Appendices -- Appendix i: The location of the symbol ha in the text of the history -- Appendix ii: The Banul-Qutiya, circa. 107-429 / 725-1037 and other descendants of Sara al-Qutiya -- Appendix iii: the firash, carpet-of-office or throne-of-office for officials of the Umayyad Empire -- Appendix iv: Al-Mushaf alladhi yunsab ila 'Uthman ibn 'Affan, the copy of the Quran of 'Uthman ibn 'Affan in the Great Mosque of Cordova -- Appendix v: The location of Sakhrat Jawdharish, west of Bobastro -- Appendix vi: The identity of Abul-Fadl ibn Muh(ammad) al-Wazzan
Summary Includes maps, an extensive introduction and notes and commentary by the translator, Islamic Spain is the first English language translation of the important history of Islamic Spain by Ibn al-Qutiyyah, one of the earliest and significant histories of Muslim Spain and an important source for scholars
Notes Translated from the Arabic
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 154-163) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Muslims -- Spain -- History
Spain -- History -- 711-1516.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author James, David, 1941-
ISBN 9780203882672
Other Titles Tārīkh iftitāḥ al-Andalus. English
History of Ibn al-Qūṭīya