Salma Khadra Jayyusi

The civilization of medieval Muslim Spain is perhaps the most brilliant and prosperous of its age. It has proved essential to the direction which civilization in medieval Europe took. In this monumental, collected work, all major aspects of Islamic civilization in medieval Spain, including its influence on medieval Christianity, are dealt with in a comprehensive manner. This indispensable compendium is highly recommended to experts and to everyone interested in the legacy of Muslim Spain. It offers a variety of information and presents it in an encyclopedic fashion, combining a high level of scholarship and a wide range of subject that bring this period of Arab-Islamic history to life. It is the first study in any language to deal with all major aspects of Islamic civilization in medieval Spain.

Edited by Salma Khadra Jayyusi

As a result of the extreme popularity of the 1992 cloth edition of The Legacy of Muslim Spain, we are now proud to announce the publication of a 2-volume quality paperback edition.
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.
The Legacy of Muslim Spain is the first work, in any language, to deal comprehensively with all the major aspects of the society. Comprising nine detailed sections, ranging from Music, Art and Architecture to Science, Technology and Agriculture, the new paperback edition is great value for money. With its vast scope of information, colourful illustrations, extensive indexing, biographical notes and supply of maps for easy reference, The Legacy of Muslim Spain is a publication which no one can afford to be without.

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Edited by Salma Khadra Jayyusi

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 medieval Spain.