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Lecture 6

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Department
History
Course Code
HISB31H3
Professor
Natalie Rothman
Lecture
6

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Key Terms
People
Ibn Rushd [Averroes] (c.1126 – 98)
Roger II (r. 1130 – 1154)
Frederick II (r. 1220 – 1250)
Events
Reconquista
Alhambra Decree (1492)
Places
Sultanate of Delhi
Al-Andalus
Cordoba
Toledo
Sicily (Emirate, kingdom)
Concepts
Mozarabs
Mudejars
Renaissance of the Twelfth
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Managing Difference: Al-Andalus & Norman Sicily11-09-19 10:07 AM
Themes
Multi Ethnic societies and their legacies
Why civilizations do not clash
Case studies
Sultanate of Delhi
Al-Andalus
Norman Sicily
Extention of Islamic World
Islam had enormous impact through merchants
Muslim traders moving through areas and taking their ideas with them
Islam reached Spain & Portugal
Eurasia under Islamic control
Sultanate of Delhi
Intense cultural interaction that led to development of new cultural forms
Process of recruitment of soldiers, child slaves in recently conquered
states
Afghanistan, Pakistan & S. India
Qutb Complex, Delhi
New understanding of Islam as a political force
As slave soldiers came into power
Showed ability to take on such a project
Arched are not arched, layers of bricks
o Their own take on arches
Represents the amalgamation of new cultures
Al-Andalus, 1305
Common day Spain & Portugal
Muslim merchants present in European markets & fairs
Border with France prevents Muslim religion from interfering with
Christianity
Slight Muslim growth
Conquering forces had something to offer the population
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