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Routledge Revivals: Medieval Iberia (2003)

An Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

Edited by E Michael Gerli

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951 pages

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First published in 2003, Medieval Iberia: An Encyclopedia, is the first comprehensive reference to the vital world of medieval Spain. This unique volume focuses on the Iberian kingdoms from the fall of the Roman Empire to the aftermath of the Reconquista and encompass topics of key relevance to medieval Iberia, including people, events, works, and institutions, as well as interdisciplinary coverage of literature, language, history, arts, folklore, religion, and science. It also provides in-depth discussions of the rich contributions of Muslim and Jewish cultures, and offers useful insights into their interactions with Catholic Spain.

With nearly 1,000 signed A-Z entries and written by renowned specialists in the field, this comprehensive work is an invaluable tool for students, scholars, and general readers alike.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Acknowledgements; Publisher’s Note; Arabic Transliteration; Contributors; Alphabetical List of Entries; Entries A to Z; Index

About the Editor

Michael Gerli is Commonwealth Professor of Hispanic Studies at the University of Virginia.

About the Series

Routledge Revivals: Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages

The Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages comprises of sixteen comprehensive reference titles covering a range of regions and themes in the Medieval period.

First published between 1993 and 2006, the Encyclopedias provide complete and multidisciplinary guides to topics such as Women and Gender, Archaeology, Islamic and Jewish Civilization and Science, Technology and Medicine, as well as a number of regions including Italy, Scandinavia, France, England and the Middle East.

Written by leading experts in the field, these reference works will be valuable resources not only to students and scholars of the middle ages, but also those studying a number of humanities and social sciences. They are also accessible to general and introductory readers.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS037010
HISTORY / Medieval
HIS045000
HISTORY / Europe / Spain & Portugal