By Adnan Husain, K. E. Fleming
Modern academia depends categorization. one could examine Africa or Europe; East or West; the center a long time or the Early sleek interval. during this leading edge choice of essays, the Mediterranean is taken as an entire. The birthplace of the 3 significant monotheistic religions, it's proven to be a unique cultural area characterised by means of hybridity, range, and cultural dynamism.
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The history of Muslim Lucera is largely unknown to social, economic, and political historians. Literary historians know even less about the city, for a simple reason: it has left virtually no trace in the literary record. 106 30/04/2007 4:29 PM Page 34 34 A Faithful Sea Beyond this unsavory mention, the only acknowledgements of the city in the late medieval Italian literary record that I am aware of can be found in the medieval commentaries on Dante’s Commedia. Dante did not mention the city in his work.
180, “But the conflict between the Mediterranean and the neighbouring desert is something more than plough versus flock. ” Also, p. ” 25. , pp. 171–188, 757–775. 26. , pp. 758–760. 27. See M. E. Yapp, “Europe in the Turkish Mirror,” Past and Present, 137, 1992, pp. ” 28. Hodgson, The Venture of Islam, vol. 1, pp. 110–132. 29. : Princeton University Press, 1994), esp. pp. 80–168. 30. Dmitri Gutas, Greek Thought, Arabic Culture: The Graeco-Arabic Translation Movement in Baghdad and Early ‘Abbasid Society (London: Routledge, 1998), pp.
More than that, it represents an important tendency, amply attested in the northern Mediterranean in general: the reluctance of Christian conquerors to purge conquered territories of their Muslim residents. Not expulsion but rather a limited integration followed by containment and isolation typified the policies of the first Latin Christian rulers of southern Italy toward conquered Muslim populations. In recent years social and economic historians have produced masterful studies detailing the Christian state’s accommodation of its Muslim residents in Sicily.
A Faithful Sea: The Religious Cultures of the Mediterranean, 1200-1700 by Adnan Husain, K. E. Fleming