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history of Islamic Spain

W. Montgomery Watt

history of Islamic Spain

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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StatementW.Montgomery Watt.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 210p.
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21699713M


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history of Islamic Spain by W. Montgomery Watt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Not the most detailed book on Islamic Spain but a decent read all the same. Covers all the major points in the history of Islamic Spain from the initial Muslim conquest to the final fall of Grananda with some insight into the art, science and culture of Andalusia. Decent book, easy to read (you could probably get through it in a day)Cited by: This book tells the story of Al-Andalus from the first penetration of Muslims in the 8th century til the final exile roughly years later.

In recent years, for modern reasons, Al-Andalus has been held up as a society of great religious tolerance that led to a great cultural flowering which was squelched when monomaniacal Christian kings re-conquered the Iberian peninsula and set everything /5(17).

This book was loaned to me by a woman who said her ambition was to study the confluence of cultures--Jewish, Christian and Islamic--in Islamic Spain. Reading it was a delight because I knew so little about the Visigoths and pre-Christian Spain but had been exposed to Iberian intellectuals of the period in seminary without the kind of useful /5.

1. God's Crucible: Islam and the Making of Europe, This covers the early history of Islamic Spain and it's role in shaping Europe. Blood and Faith: The Purging of Muslim Spain: This covers the details after the fall of Islamic Spain u.

Internet Islamic History Sourcebook. Editor: Paul Halsall History of Islamic Spain book page is a subset of texts derived from the three major online Sourcebooks. listed below, along with added texts and history of Islamic Spain book site indicators.

For more contextual information, for instance about Western imperialism, or. Get this from a library. A history of Islamic Spain. [W Montgomery Watt] -- The period of Muslim occupation in Spain represents the only significant contact Islam and Europe was ever to have on European soil.

In this important as well as fascinating study, Watt traces. The book covers the period beginning with Islamic expansion after the death of Muhammad in C.E.

through the final expulsion of Muslims from Spain in It considers major events throughout the long period of Islamic influence in the peninsula.

The period of Muslim occupation in Spain represents the only significant contact Islam and Europe was ever to have on European soil. In this important as well as fascinating study, Watt traces Islam's influence upon Spain and European civilization - from the collapse of the Visigoths in the eighth century to the fall of Granada in the fifteenth, and considers Spain's importance as a part of Cited by: Islam In Spain The religion of Islam was present in modern Spanish soil from until beginning with Arab rule and ending with the expulsion of the Moriscos of Al-Andalus.

By the time ‘Abd al-Rahman reached Spain, the Arabs from North History of Islamic Spain book were already entrenched on the Iberian Peninsula and had begun to write one of the most glorious.

A List of Books on Islamic History. Do You want to read Books on Islamic History and you are confused?Here is a list of famous books on Islamic history and a little intro of the Book to help you decide the Book you may Want to Read. Just Click on the title of the Book to get the Book for your Reading.

Jazak allahu khairan. Destiny Disrupted. This comprehensive introduction to the history of Islamic Spain takes thereader through the events, people and movements from to Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

The Umayyad Dynasty of Al Andalus has been established for years. Islamic Spain has seen her ups and downs. Advances are made in medicine, architecture, art. Buy A History of Islamic Spain 1 by Cachia, Pierre (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5). The period of Muslim occupation in Spain represents the only significant contact Islam and Europe was ever to have on European soil.

In this important as well as fascinating study, Watt traces Islam's influence upon Spain and European civilization--from the collapse of the Visigoths in the eighth century to the fall of Granada in the fifteenth, and considers Spain's importance as a part of 4/5(1). A History of Islamic Spain - Ebook written by Professor W Montgomery Watt, Pierre Cachia.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read A History of Islamic Spain.4/5(4). Spain - Spain - Muslim Spain: In the second half of the 7th century ce (1st century ah), Byzantine strongholds in North Africa gave way before the Arab advance.

Carthage fell in In al-Walīd I, the sixth caliph of the Umayyad dynasty, the first great Muslim dynasty centred in Damascus, appointed Mūsā ibn Nuṣayr governor in the west; Mūsā annexed all of North Africa as far as.

Al-Andalus(in Arabic الأنْدَلُس) was the name given by the Muslims during the Middle Ages to the Iberian Peninsula. At its greatest geographical extent, their territory occupied most of the peninsula and a part of present-day southern France, Septimania (8th century), and for nearly a century (9th–10th centuries) extended its control from Fraxinet over the Alpine passes which.

The civilisation of medieval Muslim Spain is perhaps the most brilliant and prosperous of its age and has been essential to the direction which civilisation in medieval Europe took. This volume is the first ever in any language to deal in a really comprehensive manner with all major aspects of Islamic civilisation in 5/5(3).

A magisterial, myth-dispelling history of Islamic Spain spanning the millennium between the founding of Islam in the seventh century and the final expulsion of Spain's Muslims in the seventeenthIn Kingdoms of Faith, award-winning historian Brian A. Hi nofapforreal.

Some suggestions for general reading on al-Andalus from me would be Watt's A History of Islamic Spain and Fletcher's Moorish Spain, although I'd really suggest you look at Watt's slightly older take on it, because he was a major figure in Islamic scholarship in the West rather than a take from a Medieval European are worth the look, though.

A goal of this book, the first publication in over forty years to study the art and architecture of al-Andalus in depth, is to reveal the value of these arts as part of an autonomous culture and also as a presence with deep significance for both Europe and the Islamic world.

A history of Islamic Spain by W. Montgomery Watt; 8 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History, Historia, España, Muslims, Civilisation, Histoire; Places.

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His book, Kingdoms of Faith: A New History of Islamic Spain was published by Basic Books in Maywith German (Beck), Spanish (Pasado y Presente), Simplified Chinese (Gingko) and Complex Chinese (Owl) translations as well as an audiobook coming in This book is the first published English-language translation of the significant History of Islamic Spainby Ibn al-Qutiya (d.

Cordova / ). Including extensive notes and comments, a genealogical table and relevant maps, the text is preceded by a study of the author and his work, and is the only serious examination of the unique manuscript.

Hachim Oulad Mhammed was reading an Arabic book on ancient history when he first learnt that Madrid had Islamic origins. It piqued his curiosity and he began investigating. Montgomery Watt and Pierre Cachia, A History of Islamic Spain.

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Most of this expansion had been achieved through conquest.