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The Resource The ornament of the world : how muslims, jews and christians created a culture of tolerance in medieval Spain, Maria Rosa Menocal

The ornament of the world : how muslims, jews and christians created a culture of tolerance in medieval Spain, Maria Rosa Menocal

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The ornament of the world : how muslims, jews and christians created a culture of tolerance in medieval Spain
Title
The ornament of the world
Title remainder
how muslims, jews and christians created a culture of tolerance in medieval Spain
Statement of responsibility
Maria Rosa Menocal
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This enthralling history, widely hailed as a revelation of a "lost" golden age, brings to vivid life the rich and thriving culture of medieval Spain, where for more than seven centuries Muslims, Jews, and Christians lived together in an atmosphere of tolerance, and where literature, science, and the arts flourished. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
BDS
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Menocal, Maria Rosa
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Toleration
  • Muslims
  • Jews
  • Christians
  • Spain
  • Spain
Label
The ornament of the world : how muslims, jews and christians created a culture of tolerance in medieval Spain, Maria Rosa Menocal
Instantiates
Publication
Note
'Back Bay books'
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 284-292) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Maps
  • Foreword/
  • Harold Bloom
  • Note on Transliterations and Non-English Names
  • Beginnings.
  • p. 3
  • Brief History of a First-Rate Place.
  • p. 15
  • Palaces of Memory.
  • p. 51
  • Mosque and the Palm Tree.
  • p. 53
  • Cordoba.
  • p. 786
  • Mother Tongues.
  • p. 66
  • Cordoba.
  • p. 855
  • Grand Vizier, a Grand City.
  • p. 79
  • Cordoba.
  • p. 949
  • Gardens of Memory.
  • p. 91
  • Madinat al-Zahra, South of Cordoba.
  • p. 1009
  • Victorious in Exile.
  • p. 101
  • Battlefield at Argona, Between Cordoba and Granada.
  • p. 1041
  • Love and Its Songs.
  • p. 112
  • Niebla, Just West of Seville, on the Road to Huelva, August.
  • p. 1064
  • Barbastro, in the Foothills of the Pyrenees, on the Road to Saragossa, August.
  • p. 1064
  • Church at the Top of the Hill.
  • p. 130
  • Toledo.
  • p. 1085
  • Andalusian in London.
  • p. 147
  • Huesca.
  • p. 1106
  • Sailing Away, Riding Away.
  • p. 158
  • Alexandria.
  • p. 1140
  • Abbot and the Quran.
  • p. 174
  • Cluny.
  • p. 1142
  • Gifts.
  • p. 189
  • Sicily.
  • p. 1236
  • Cordoba.
  • p. 1236
  • Granada.
  • p. 1236
  • Banned in Paris.
  • p. 201
  • Paris.
  • p. 1277
  • Visions of Other Worlds.
  • p. 216
  • Avila.
  • p. 1305
  • Foreign Dignitaries at the Courts of Castile.
  • p. 229
  • Seville.
  • p. 1364
  • Toledo.
  • p. 1364
  • In the Alhambra.
  • p. 244
  • Granada.
  • p. 1492
  • Somewhere in La Mancha 1605.
  • p. 253
  • Epilogue: Andalusian Shards.
  • p. 266
  • Postscript.
  • p. 282
  • Other Readings.
  • p. 284
  • Thanks.
  • p. 293
  • Index.
  • p. 299
Control code
b90316168718
Extent
xvi, 315 p.
Isbn
9780316168717
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The ornament of the world : how muslims, jews and christians created a culture of tolerance in medieval Spain, Maria Rosa Menocal
Publication
Note
'Back Bay books'
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 284-292) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Maps
  • Foreword/
  • Harold Bloom
  • Note on Transliterations and Non-English Names
  • Beginnings.
  • p. 3
  • Brief History of a First-Rate Place.
  • p. 15
  • Palaces of Memory.
  • p. 51
  • Mosque and the Palm Tree.
  • p. 53
  • Cordoba.
  • p. 786
  • Mother Tongues.
  • p. 66
  • Cordoba.
  • p. 855
  • Grand Vizier, a Grand City.
  • p. 79
  • Cordoba.
  • p. 949
  • Gardens of Memory.
  • p. 91
  • Madinat al-Zahra, South of Cordoba.
  • p. 1009
  • Victorious in Exile.
  • p. 101
  • Battlefield at Argona, Between Cordoba and Granada.
  • p. 1041
  • Love and Its Songs.
  • p. 112
  • Niebla, Just West of Seville, on the Road to Huelva, August.
  • p. 1064
  • Barbastro, in the Foothills of the Pyrenees, on the Road to Saragossa, August.
  • p. 1064
  • Church at the Top of the Hill.
  • p. 130
  • Toledo.
  • p. 1085
  • Andalusian in London.
  • p. 147
  • Huesca.
  • p. 1106
  • Sailing Away, Riding Away.
  • p. 158
  • Alexandria.
  • p. 1140
  • Abbot and the Quran.
  • p. 174
  • Cluny.
  • p. 1142
  • Gifts.
  • p. 189
  • Sicily.
  • p. 1236
  • Cordoba.
  • p. 1236
  • Granada.
  • p. 1236
  • Banned in Paris.
  • p. 201
  • Paris.
  • p. 1277
  • Visions of Other Worlds.
  • p. 216
  • Avila.
  • p. 1305
  • Foreign Dignitaries at the Courts of Castile.
  • p. 229
  • Seville.
  • p. 1364
  • Toledo.
  • p. 1364
  • In the Alhambra.
  • p. 244
  • Granada.
  • p. 1492
  • Somewhere in La Mancha 1605.
  • p. 253
  • Epilogue: Andalusian Shards.
  • p. 266
  • Postscript.
  • p. 282
  • Other Readings.
  • p. 284
  • Thanks.
  • p. 293
  • Index.
  • p. 299
Control code
b90316168718
Extent
xvi, 315 p.
Isbn
9780316168717
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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