New Journal Issue: Al Masaq: Islam and the Medieval Mediterranean

Volume 32, Number 2, 3 May 2020. ISSN 0950-3110 (Print); ISSN 1473-348X (Online)

Philippa Byrne, “Reddimus urbem”: Civic Order and Public Politics at the End of Norman Sicily
, pp. 125-139

Hana Taragan, Textiles in Cross-Cultural Encounters: The Case of the Umayyad Palace at Khirbat al-Mafjar, pp. 140-155

Antonios Vratimos, Joseph Tarchaneiotes and the Battle of Mantzikert (AD 1071), pp. 156-168

Amar S. Baadj, Evidence for the Ayyūbid Iqā in Ifrīqiyya and a Reconsideration of the Almohad Iqā, pp. 169-184

Hadi Taghavi, Ehsan Roohi and Navid Karimi, An Ignored Arabic Account of a Byzantine Royal Woman, pp. 185-201

Book reviews:

Nicholas Morton Morton, Author, Warriors, Martyrs, Dervishes: Moving Frontiers, Shifting Identities in the land of Rome (13th-15th Centuries) : Buket Kitapçı Bayrı, The Medieval Mediterranean CXIX (Leiden, 2020), xii + 259 pp., pp. 202-203

Valerie Gonzalez, The Fatimids and Egypt : Michael Brett, London and New York: Routledge, 2019. 241 pages. ISBN: 978-1138354821. £120. pp. 203-206

Christopher Heath, The Lands of Saint Ambrose: Monks and Society in Early Medieval Milan : Ross Balzaretti, [Turnhout: Brepols, 2019], [Xvii + 640 pp.] [£110.50] [17 figures, 13 maps, 28 Tables], ISBN: 978-2503-50977-8. pp. 206-209

Nicholas Morton, Recalcitrant Crusaders? The Relationship between Southern Italy and Sicily, Crusading and the Crusader States, c.1060-1198 : P. Z. Hailstone, Advances in Crusades Research (Routledge: Abingdon, 2020), xiv + 235 pp. pp. 209-210

See the whole issue here.


Published by Roisin Astell

Roisin Astell received a First Class Honours in History of Art at the University of York (2014), under the supervision of Dr Emanuele Lugli. After spending a year learning French in Paris, Roisin then completed an MSt. in Medieval Studies at the University of Oxford (2016), where she was supervised by Professor Gervase Rosser and Professor Martin Kauffmann. In 2017, Roisin was awarded a CHASE AHRC studentship as a doctoral candidate at the University of Kent’s Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, under the supervision of Dr Emily Guerry.

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