Muslims In Medieval Italy

Muslims In Medieval Italy

by Julie Anne Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0739114840

ISBN-13: 9780739114841

Pub. Date: 12/01/2005

Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc

Muslims in Medieval Italy: The Colony at Lucera is the history of a Muslim colony in the southern Italian city of Lucera during the Middle Ages. Author Julie Taylor draws on a vast array of primary sources, unpublished manuscripts, and archeological data to provide a detailed account of the lives of Muslims against the backdrop of the social and political

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Muslims in Medieval Italy: The Colony at Lucera is the history of a Muslim colony in the southern Italian city of Lucera during the Middle Ages. Author Julie Taylor draws on a vast array of primary sources, unpublished manuscripts, and archeological data to provide a detailed account of the lives of Muslims against the backdrop of the social and political complexities of medieval Lucera. Taylor's work illuminates the legal and social status of Muslims in Christendom and the contributions made by Muslims to the economy and defense of the kingdom of Sicily, and it also yields noteworthy insights into Muslim-Christian relations. Muslims in Medieval Italy is a thoroughly researched and absorbing account.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739114841
Publisher:
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
12/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Muslims in Italy Prior to the Thirteenth Century Chapter 2 The Creation of a Muslim Colony in Apulia Chapter 3 Muslim Status, Religious Practice, and Culture Chapter 4 The Administration of the Muslim Community Chapter 5 Muslim Occupations Chapter 6 Lucera Under Manfred Chapter 7 Angevin Lucera Chapter 8 The Fall of Muslim Lucera Chapter 9 Conclusion

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