The Ornament of the World

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The Ornament of the World

How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain

By Maria Rosa Menocal

Back Bay Books, Paperback, 9780316168717, 352pp.

Publication Date: April 2, 2003

Description

Widely hailed as a revelation of a "lost" golden age, this history brings to vivid life the rich and thriving culture of medieval Spain where, for more than seven centuries, Muslims, Jews, and Christians lived together in an atmosphere of tolerance, and literature, science, and the arts flourished. of photos. 3 maps.

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