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Medieval Andalusian Courtly Culture discusses the unicum manuscript of the Hadîth Bayâd wa Riyâd, the only illustrated manuscript known to have survived for more than eight centuries of Muslim and Arabic-speaking presence in present-day Spain. The manuscript is of paramount importance as it contains the only known surviving version, both in terms of text and of image, of the love story of Bayâd wa Riyâd.

This study will place this manuscript within the context of late medieval Mediterranean courtly culture, offering:

an annotated translation into English of the entire text
reproductions of its images
an analysis of both text and images in a series of progressively broader contexts including that of al-Andalus(Arabic-speaking); of "reconquista" Iberia; and the larger Mediterranean world.

Cynthia Robinson broadens understanding of the Mediterranean region during the Middle Ages, making this text an invaluable resource for scholars with interests in Medieval Spain, art and Mediterranean courtly culture.

GÉNERO
Historia
PUBLICADO
2006
diciembre 12
LENGUAJE
EN
Inglés
EXTENSIÓN
230
Páginas
EDITORIAL
Taylor and Francis
VENDEDOR
Taylor & Francis Group
TAMAÑO
4.4
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