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Christian martyrs in Muslim Spain

Kenneth Baxter Wolf

Christian martyrs in Muslim Spain

by Kenneth Baxter Wolf

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Córdoba (Spain : Province),
  • Spain,
  • Córdoba (Province)
    • Subjects:
    • Eulogius, of Córdoba, Saint, ca. 810-859.,
    • Christian martyrs -- Spain -- Córdoba (Province),
    • Christian martyrs -- Cult -- History of doctrines -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.,
    • Christianity and other religions -- Islam.,
    • Islam -- Relations -- Christianity.,
    • Córdoba (Spain : Province) -- Church history.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKenneth Baxter Wolf.
      SeriesCambridge Iberian and Latin American Studies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX4659.S8 W65 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 147 p. ;
      Number of Pages147
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2382918M
      ISBN 100521344166
      LC Control Number87011670

      These quotes are from Christian martyrs in Muslim Spain by Kenneth Baxter Wolf, published in ; published by Cambridge University Press, New York. The purpose of this book was to explain Christian martyrs as a whole in Spaniard society as a whole. Wolf explains the purpose the Martyrs within the muslim society and why it happened. Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months.

      Christian Martyrs in Muslim Spain (), by Kenneth Baxter Wolf (frame-dependent HTML at Libro) Filed under: Christian martyrs in literature Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs: The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, c), by . Buy Christian Martyrs under Islam: Religious Violence and the Making of the Muslim World by Sahner, Christian C. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1).

        Under the emirates abd al-Rahman II and Muhammad I, between the years , over fifty Christians were executed for violating Islamic laws pertaining to blasphemy and apostasy.[6] They are commonly referred to in the academic literature as the “Martyrs of Córdoba”, or the “Voluntary Martyrs”; the latter appellation betraying the somewhat unique character of most of these martyrdoms. Offers new insights into the so-called martyrdom movement that occurred in Cordoba around AD. It suggests that Eulogius, who witnessed and recorded the martyrdoms, recast both the events and the ideal of sanctity to make the Cordoban martyrs appear more like their ancient Roman by:


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Introduction [1] The city of Córdoba was the setting for an unusual historical drama that unfolded between the years andwhen forty-eight Christians were decapitated for religious offenses against Islam.

More striking than the number of executions were the peculiar circumstances surrounding them. This book will be of value to scholars and others with an interest in the history of Muslim Spain, the history of Muslim-Christian interaction, and historical ideas of sanctity.

The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more. Read it now. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link Cited by: “Christian Martyrs under Islam" is a welcome book that helps document the role of violence and martyrdom in the creation of the Muslim world.

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Found in places as diverse as Syria, Spain, Egypt, and Armenia, they include an alleged descendant of Muhammad who. The same academic fate has befallen the ninth-century martyrs of Cordoba, 48 men and women publicly decapitated when most of Spain was under Muslim rule.

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In this book The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain, I learn that Arabic Language was the Spanish Language until Alonso's reign ( - ) when several contributing elements converged, including sientists/doctors/scholars teaching th/5(K).

These Mozarabs of Muslim origin, By the mid-9th century, as the episode of the Córdoba martyrs reveals, there was a clear Christian opposition against the systematic pressure by a variety of legal and financial instruments of Islam, resisting their conversion and absorption into Muslim culture.

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The Martyrs of Córdoba were forty-eight Christian martyrs who were executed under the rule of Muslim conquerors in what is now southern the time the area was known as hagiography describes in detail the executions of the martyrs for capital violations of Islamic law, including apostasy and martyrdoms related by Eulogius (the only contemporary source) took Died: Between andCórdoba, Al-Andalus.

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Christian Martyrs under Islam explains how Christians across the early Islamic caliphate slowly converted to the faith of the Arab conquerors and how small groups of individuals rejected this faith through dramatic acts of resistance, including.

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