The Ornament of the World by María Rosa Menocal audiobook

The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain

By María Rosa Menocal
Read by Tanya Eby

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9.86 Hours Unabridged
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Widely hailed as a revelation of a "lost" golden age, this history brings to vivid life the rich and thriving culture of medieval Spain where, for more than seven centuries, Muslims, Jews, and Christians lived together in an atmosphere of tolerance, and literature, science, and the arts flourished.

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Summary

Summary

Widely hailed as a revelation of a "lost" golden age, this history brings to vivid life the rich and thriving culture of medieval Spain where, for more than seven centuries, Muslims, Jews, and Christians lived together in an atmosphere of tolerance, and literature, science, and the arts flourished.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

A resonant and timely case study . . . [an] unusually graceful study, a sturdy and eminently readable exploration of the 'unknown depths of cultural tolerance and symbiosis in our heritage' that may help revise our view of the Middle Ages. Kirkus Starred Review

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Author Bio: María Rosa Menocal

Author Bio: María Rosa Menocal

Maria Rosa Menocal (1953-2012) was a Cuban-born scholar of medieval culture and history and Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University. Menocal earned a BA, MA, and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 9.86
Audience: Adult
Language: English