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Conquerors, Brides, and Concubines

Conquerors, Brides, and Concubines investigates the political and cultural significance of marriages and other sexual encounters between Christians and Muslims in the Iberian Peninsula from the Islamic conquest in the early eighth century to the end of Muslim rule in 1492.

Conquerors, Brides, and Concubines
Interfaith Relations and Social Power in Medieval Iberia

Simon Barton

2015 | 280 pages | Cloth $65.00
History / Religion
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Sex as Power
Chapter 2. Marking Boundaries
Chapter 3. Damsels in Distress
Chapter 4. Lust and Love on the Iberian Frontier

Appendix. The Privilegio del Voto

List of Abbreviations
Selected Bibliography

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