Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Historia Arabum
(1,939 words)

‘History of the Arabs’

Rodrigo Jiménez de Rada

Date: Between 1243 and 1245

Original Language: Latin


The Historia Arabum consists of 49 chapters, covering 63 pages in the authoritative edition by J. Fernández Valverde. The main focus of the work lies on the history of the regnum Cordube, the Muslim realm of al-Andalus, from the Arab invasion in 711 to the conquest by the Berber Almoravids after 1086. Chapters 1 to 9 treat the pre-history of …

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Maser, Matthias, “ Historia Arabum”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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