The Ornament of the World

The Ornament of the World : How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain

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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.
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Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 135 x 190 x 15mm | 72g
  • Old Saybrook, CT, United States
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 1541457021
  • 9781541457027

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"A resonant and timely case study . . . [an] unusually graceful study, a sturdy and eminently readable exploration of the 'unknown depths of cultural tolerance and symbiosis in our heritage' that may help revise our view of the Middle Ages." ---Kirkus Starred Review
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