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By Jerrilynn D. Dodds.

ISBN-10: 0870996363

ISBN-13: 9780870996368

In 711 a military of Arabs and Berbers from North Africa, united by way of their religion in Islam, crossed the Strait of Gibraltar and arrived at the Iberian Peninsula. In lower than a decade the Muslims introduced lots of the peninsula below their domination they known as the Iberian lands they managed al-Andalus. even if the borders of al-Andalus shifted over the centuries, the Muslims remained a robust strength at the peninsula for nearly 8 hundred years, until eventually 1492, once they have been expelled through Ferdinand and Isabella. This quantity, which accompanies a tremendous exhibition provided on the Alhambra in Granada and The Metropolitan Museum of paintings in long island, is dedicated to the little-known creative legacy of Islamic Spain. From 711 to 1492 al-Andalus used to be the occidental frontier of Islam. Floating at the western fringe of the Mediterranean, bring to a halt from the ecu continent through jagged mountains, it used to be geographically remoted from either North Africa and Europe, from Islamic in addition to Christian lands. actual remoteness gave al-Andalus a privileged position in medieval myths but in addition separated it from the groups of the east and the west, in order that it acquired in simple terms sporadic consciousness from either worlds. even supposing a small staff of students pursued the intense examine of the humanities of Islamic Spain, those arts have for the main half been considered as great and unique vestiges of a misplaced tradition, as gadgets and monuments that left no mark on eu culture.

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