The Muslim Discovery of Europe

The Muslim Discovery of Europe


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The Muslim Discovery of Europe by Bernard Lewis, B. Lewis, Lewis Bernard

"Full of rare and exact information.... A distinguished work."—New York Review of Books
The eleventh-century Muslim world was a great civilization while Europe lay slumbering in the Dark Ages. Slowly, inevitably, Europe and Islam came together, through trade and war, crusade and diplomacy. The ebb and flow between these two worlds for seven hundred years, illuminated here by a brilliant historian, is one of the great sagas of world history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393321654
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 10/17/2001
Series: Harpur and Iles Mystery Series
Edition description: (Reissue)
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Bernard Lewis is Cleveland E. Dodge Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Emeritus, at Princeton University.


Princeton, New Jersey

Date of Birth:

May 31, 1916

Place of Birth:

London, England


B.A., University of London, 1936; Diplome des Etudes Semitiques, University of Paris, 1937; Ph.D., University of London,

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