This makes the book an easy read for ESL users as well as those of us who want to relax and enjoy imbibing our history.
There was the great arabic empire that stretched from Marocco to Pakistan, with it's poetry and philosofy and a culture where religion and science went hand in hand.
So severe and intolerant was their rule that they not only scattered Jews and Christians but drove away many Muslims not meeting "muster".
Great information. Repetitive. Poorly written. Poorly edited.Published 1 day ago by francine zieverink
Wonderful writing, well-organized, both broad and focused information. Reads like a series of short stories as it compiles the fascinating history of the region.Published 1 month ago by Helen
the book. A lot of information contained in this book. Somewhat slanted, but that's history, I suppose. Could be better.Published 3 months ago by F. Miranda
I wish I had read this earlier in life...and it would have been a great addition to trip planning while I was living in Spain.Published 3 months ago by Ed Batterson
This is one of the most amazing books I have ever read, it is so rich with the information it gives about the religion of Islam an the Arabs who achieved so much and gave to the... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Abba
Fantastic background info in the complex history of Moorish Spai, the cultural development, the Greek heritage, the origin of Europe and also the influence on ''recent'' Spain and... Read morePublished 8 months ago by JACQUES JOOSTEN
Medieval Spain is well worth a visit in this age of religious controversy. For 700 years Spain experienced a multi-cultural society that was both beautiful and flawed, by turns... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Carol Luther