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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Sicily (Italy),
  • Italy,
  • Sicily

Subjects:

  • Arabs -- Italy -- Sicily -- History,
  • Sicily (Italy) -- History -- 800-1016,
  • Sicily (Italy) -- History -- 1016-1194

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAziz Ahmad.
SeriesIslamic surveys ;, 10
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS36.85 .I8 no. 10, DG867.11 .I8 no. 10
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 147 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5254117M
ISBN 100852242743
LC Control Number75327122

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The book, now in it’s second revised edition, covers the period of Muslim Arab rule on the island from A.D. to the Norman conquest in A.D. It is the first detailed study in English covering the various aspects of this year period. The history of Islam in Sicily and Southern Italy began with the first Arab settlement in Sicily, at Mazara, which was captured in The subsequent rule of Sicily and Malta started in the 10th century. The Emirate of Sicily lasted from until , and controlled the whole island by Though Sicily was the primary Muslim stronghold in Italy, some temporary footholds, the most. All aspects of society underwent change, making Sicily part of the Arabo-Muslim world for more than two hundred years. The book also examines Sicilys relations with Muslim Spain, the Byzantine Empire, southern Italy, and North Africa. A History of Muslim Sicily brings to light a history of the island that rarely has been known outside Italy/5(7). A History of Islamic Sicily (Islamic Surveys) by Aziz Ahmad and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at