City of the Three Mosques: Avila and Its Muslims in the Middle Ages

City of the Three Mosques: Avila and Its Muslims in the Middle Ages

by Ana Echevarria Arsuaga

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783895008290
Publisher: Dr Ludwig Reichert Verlag
Publication date: 11/23/2011
Series: 'Textualia. Jews, Christians and Muslims in their texts' Series , #1
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 7

Acknowledgements 9

Introduction 11

Part I The Creation of a Minority

1 Al-Andalus north of the Meseta 15

2 Ávila, a frontier city (eleventh and twelfth centuries) 25

3 The Moors of our bishopric' The Muslims of Ávila under ecclesiastical rule (thirteenth and fourteenth centuries) 48

Part II The Persistence of Islamic Institutions

4 The launching of Ávila's aljama 69

5 Acceptance of Islamic law among the Mudejars of northern Castile 85

6 Religious practices of the Islamic community 104

7 Family structures, genealogy, and kinship 122

8 The Mudejar cultural heritage 138

Bibliography

a Unpublished document collections 151

b Published sources 151

c Published document collections 152

d Secondary literature 154

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