The Cross and the Crescent: The Dramatic Story of the Earliest Encounters Between Christians and Muslims

The Cross and the Crescent: The Dramatic Story of the Earliest Encounters Between Christians and Muslims

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by Richard Fletcher
     
 

'The Cross and the Crescent is a brilliant account of the relations between Islam and Christianity from the time of Muhammad to the Reformation, by Englands leading mediaeval historian.See more details below

Overview

'The Cross and the Crescent is a brilliant account of the relations between Islam and Christianity from the time of Muhammad to the Reformation, by Englands leading mediaeval historian.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780143034810
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
945,562
Product dimensions:
5.24(w) x 7.86(h) x 0.57(d)
Age Range:
18 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Richard Fletcher is the author of seven books, including The Quest for El Cid, winner of the Wolfson Award, and the Los Angeles Times History Prize. Recently retired from the University of York, where he was a professor of history, he lives in England.

Table of Contents

List of Maps
Preface

1. Ishmael's Children 1
2. An Elephant for Charlemagne 30
3. Crossing Frontiers 67
4. Commerce, Coexistence and Scholarship 100
5. Sieving the Koran 131
6. Epilogue 157

Chronology 162
Further Reading 166
Notes 170
Index 175

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