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By David James

ISBN-10: 041566943X

ISBN-13: 9780415669436

ISBN-10: 1138789240

ISBN-13: 9781138789241

The Akhb?r majm?‘a, or 'Collected Accounts', take care of the Muslim conquest of the Iberian peninsula in 711 and next occasions in al-Andalus, all the way down to and together with the reign of ‘Abd al-Rahm?n III (912-961), founding father of the Umayyad caliphate of al-Andalus . No Arabic textual content facing the early historical past of al-Andalus has aroused extra controversy, and its contents and starting place have occupied the eye of prime students of Islamic Spain because its e-book in 1867.

This publication provides the 1st entire English translation of this key modern textual content, including notes, reviews, appendices and maps. it truly is brought by means of a survey of scholarly opinion at the textual content from the 19th to the twenty-first century during which the entire - usually heated - arguments round the textual content are defined. The translator concludes his creation with an in-depth exam of the manuscript containing the single surviving replica of the textual content and offers a few attention-grabbing new facts supplied by way of scribe which has long gone omitted previously. offering new insights into this crucial Arabic textual content, this ebook could be of significant curiosity to students of the historical past of Spain and Portugal, Islamic background, and Mediaeval eu history.

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