Course on Medieval History in Cairo: The History of al-Andalus

Today I start teaching a course about the History of al-Andalus, consisting of 4 sessions addressing the following topics:

1- History and Geography of al-Andalus
From the conquest to the fall, history over eight centuries
2- Art and Science in al-Andalus
The contributions of Ziryab, Ibn Rushd, Ibn Arabi, al-Majriti and others
3- The Fall and the Expulsion of the Moriscos
Reasons and consequences of the fall
4- The Legacy in Cordoba, Seville and Granada
Umayyad Cordoba, Seville of the Almohads and Nasrid Granada

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