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The Wolf King : Ibn Mardanish and the Construction of Power in al-Andalus

Title
The Wolf King : Ibn Mardanish and the Construction of Power in al-Andalus / Abigail Krasner Balbale.
ISBN
9781501765896
9781501765889
9781501765872
Publication
Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2022.
Manufacture
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2023
Copyright Notice Date
©2022.
Physical Description
1 online resource (360 pages).
Local Notes
Access is available to the Yale community.
Notes
Description based on print version record.
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Summary
"Draws on methodologies from history, philology, and art history to examine chronicles, chancery documents, poetry, architecture, coins, and portable objects to reveal how Muhammad ibn Sa'd ibn Mardanīsh, celebrated in Castilian and Latin sources as the Wolf King, adapted language and forms from around the Islamic world to construct power"-- Provided by publisher.
Variant and related titles
Project MUSE complete collection 2023.
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
July 19, 2023
Series
Book collections on Project MUSE.
Medieval societies, religions, and cultures
Contents
1. Caliph and Mahdī: The Battle over Power in the Islamic Middle Period
2. Rebel against the Truth : Almohad Visions of Ibn Mardanīsh
3. Filiative Networks : Lineage and Legitimacy in Sharq al-Andalus
4. Material Genealogies and the Construction of Power
5. Vassals, Traders, and Kings : Economic and Political Networks in the Western Mediterranean
6. Resistance and Assimilation after the Almohad Conquest
7. The Reconquista, a Lost Paradise, and Other Teleologies
Postscript : Medieval Stories, Modern Anxieties
Bibiography
Index.
Genre/Form
History.
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