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Imala

Jonathan Owens

in A Linguistic History of Arabic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199290826
eISBN:
9780191710469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290826.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter shows that a process of vowel harmony termed imala, which was described in great detail by Sibawaih, is attested in various manifestations in four post-diasporic regions: Spain, Malta, ... More


Neoplatonist Inroads

Sarah Stroumsa

in Andalus and Sefarad: On Philosophy and Its History in Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691176437
eISBN:
9780691195452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176437.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter analyzes how the attraction to Neoplatonism unfolded in al-Andalus in the fifth/eleventh and sixth/twelfth centuries. Until the middle of the twelfth century, philosophy in al-Andalus ... More


Aristotelian Neo-Orthodoxy and Andalusian Revolts

Sarah Stroumsa

in Andalus and Sefarad: On Philosophy and Its History in Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691176437
eISBN:
9780691195452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176437.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter explores the remarkable phenomenon of twelfth-century rigorous Andalusian Aristotelianism. In the early twelfth century, the philosophical map of al-Andalus was dramatically redrawn. ... More


Introduction

Sarah Stroumsa

in Andalus and Sefarad: On Philosophy and Its History in Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691176437
eISBN:
9780691195452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176437.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter provides a background of al-Andalus. Within the Islamic world, “al-Andalus” (Islamic Spain) constituted a distinct cultural unit with its own unique characteristics. The ... More


Beginnings

Sarah Stroumsa

in Andalus and Sefarad: On Philosophy and Its History in Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691176437
eISBN:
9780691195452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176437.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the earliest manifestations of systematic philosophy in al-Andalus, as well as their religious and political context. The second half of the tenth century was a watershed in ... More


Theological and Legal Schools

Sarah Stroumsa

in Andalus and Sefarad: On Philosophy and Its History in Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691176437
eISBN:
9780691195452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176437.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the theological and legal scene of al-Andalus. In the medieval Islamicate world, the development of philosophy was tightly linked to religion and religious thought. As such, ... More


Intellectual Elites

Sarah Stroumsa

in Andalus and Sefarad: On Philosophy and Its History in Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691176437
eISBN:
9780691195452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176437.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on Andalusian philosophers. Philosophers, in al-Andalus as elsewhere in the medieval Islamicate world, were committed to what can be called “the philosopher's life,” namely, the ... More


Conclusion

Sarah Stroumsa

in Andalus and Sefarad: On Philosophy and Its History in Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691176437
eISBN:
9780691195452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176437.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This concluding chapter explains that the twelfth century represented the high watermark of philosophy in al-Andalus. Although the thirteenth century saw some remarkable manifestations of Neoplatonic ... More


Introduction

Radwa Ashour, Ferial J. Ghazoul, and Hasna Reda-Mekdashi

in Arab Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide, 1873-1999

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161469
eISBN:
9781936190003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161469.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Arab women writers draw on a rich, ancient heritage, which stretches back to civilizations that flourished in the region before the Islamic conquest. Al-Khansa' emerges positively in the culture; ... More


Arabic Literatures, ‘Elite’ and ‘Folk’ – Junctions and Disjunctions

Pierre Cachia

in Exploring Arab Folk Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640867
eISBN:
9780748653300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640867.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter notes that language has remained the key constituent in the Arabs' self-view and self-esteem. In early Islam, when Arabs had expanded their reach and had the opportunity to evaluate and ... More


The Prophet's Shirt: Three Versions of an Egyptian Narrative Ballad

Pierre Cachia

in Exploring Arab Folk Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640867
eISBN:
9780748653300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640867.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter presents a collation of three versions of the same ballad. The samples are characterised by arrangement in quatrains similar to that of the Andalusian zajal. However, the samples are ... More


Hymnographic Developments in Spain

Leon J. Weinberger

in Jewish Hymnography: A Literary History

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774303
eISBN:
9781800340978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774303.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the hymnographic developments in Spain. Although the Andalusians adopted much of the prevailing culture, their Arabism was tempered by the reality of being exiled from their ... More


Federico García Lorca (Himself)

Jonathan Mayhew

in Apocryphal Lorca: Translation, Parody, Kitsch

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226512037
eISBN:
9780226512051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226512051.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter sketches a portrait of Lorca as a charismatic, protean, and enigmatic authorial figure. It establishes an implicit point of comparison with the Americanized Lorca that dominates the rest ... More


Conclusion: Nahmanides Between Ashkenaz and Andalusia

Moshe Halbertal

in Nahmanides: Law and Mysticism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300140910
eISBN:
9780300257014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300140910.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter reviews the complicated interrelationship between Franco-German and Andalusian sources of influence that has preoccupied various scholars who have tried to situate Nahmanides along the ... More


Racing for Modernity: From Black Jazz to White Gypsy Folklore

Eva Woods Peiró

in White Gypsies: Race and Stardom in Spanish Musicals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816645848
eISBN:
9781452945880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816645848.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the progressive whitening and nationalizing of Spanish stardom, and its conception of a predominantly Andalusian, Gypsified subjectivity through the death of Afro-Cuban jazz ... More


The New Safita: Andalusia and the Phallic Woman in Plumas de España

Jill Robbins

in Crossing through Chueca: Lesbian Literary Culture in Queer Madrid

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669899
eISBN:
9781452946955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669899.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Women, even though their rhetoric was casted out from the Spanish literary culture, became the inspiration of gay males during the post-Franco regime. Gay males simulated femininity during their ... More


Piggin’ Out! Constructing Spanish Cultural History through Media Sampling

Miguel Fernández Labayen and Vicente Rodríguez Ortega

in Sampling Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199949311
eISBN:
9780199364749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199949311.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter provides a historical overview of audiovisual sampling in Spain, concentrating on the contemporary works of amateur filmmaker David Domingo and visual artist Marìa Cañas. First, it ... More


The Visigoths: History of a Conquered People

Daniel G. König

in Arabic-Islamic Views of the Latin West: Tracing the Emergence of Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198737193
eISBN:
9780191800689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737193.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 5 analyses how Arabic-Islamic scholars approached the history of the Visigoths. Before the Muslim invasion, the Arabic-Islamic world had little knowledge of the Iberian Peninsula and its ... More


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