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Andalus and SefaradOn Philosophy and Its History in Islamic Spain

Andalus and Sefarad: On Philosophy and Its History in Islamic Spain

Sarah Stroumsa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691176437
eISBN:
9780691195452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176437.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Al-Andalus, the Iberian territory ruled by Islam from the eighth to the fifteenth centuries, was home to a flourishing philosophical culture among Muslims and the Jews who lived in their midst. ... More

The Birth of Modern Belief

The Birth of Modern Belief

Ethan H. Shagan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691174747
eISBN:
9780691184944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174747.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book traces the history of belief in the Christian West from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment, revealing for the first time how a distinctively modern category of belief came into being. The ... More

Byzantine Matters

Byzantine Matters

Averil Cameron

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196855
eISBN:
9781400850099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196855.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

For many, Byzantium remains byzantine—obscure, marginal, difficult. Despite the efforts of some recent historians, prejudices still deform understanding of the Byzantine civilization, often reducing ... More

Sleepwalking into a New WorldThe Emergence of Italian City Communes in the Twelfth Century

Sleepwalking into a New World: The Emergence of Italian City Communes in the Twelfth Century

Chris Wickham

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691181141
eISBN:
9781400865826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181141.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Amid the disintegration of the Kingdom of Italy in the eleventh and twelfth centuries, a new form of collective government—the commune—arose in the cities of northern and central Italy. This book ... More

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