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Author Metcalfe, A. (Alex)

Title The muslims of medieval Italy / Alex Metcalfe.

Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2009]
©2009

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  945.03088297 METC    DUE 01-03-21
Physical description xiv, 314 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Series The new Edinburgh Islamic surveys.
New Edinburgh Islamic surveys.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Muslim expansion into the central Mediterranean -- 2. The consolidation of Muslim authority in Sicily -- 3. Fatimid rule in Sicily -- 4. The civil war and Sicilian ta'ifa period -- 5. The Norman conquest of Muslim Sicily -- 6. Muslims under early Norman rule : churches, charters and lordships -- 7. The Muslims in the kingdom of Sicily -- 8. The Normans in Africa -- 9. The Muslim massacres of the 1160s -- 10. Eunuchs, familiars, collaborators and conspirators -- 11. Monreale and the Muslims -- 12. The art of leisure -- 13. The science of power -- 14. The Muslim revolts and the colony at Lucera.
Subject Muslims -- Italy -- History -- To 1500.
Muslims -- Italy -- Sicily -- History -- To 1500.
Islam -- Relations -- Christianity -- Italy -- History -- To 1500.
Islam -- Relations -- Christianity -- Italy -- Sicily -- History -- To 1500.
Italy -- History -- 476-1268.
Sicily (Italy) -- History -- 800-1016.
ISBN 0748620079 (hbk.)
9780748620074 (hbk.)
0748620087 (paperback)
9780748620081 (paperback)