Essentially, this law is a restatement of the Visigothic
law of the Liber Iudiciorum and, like the Visigothic
law, allows maritime cases to be tried in special courts.
, Anglo-Saxon, Irish and Byzantine contributions ensure that the final picture is as inclusive as possible.
The book is organized chronologically, beginning with chapters on Roman Spain, the Visigothic
period, and Islamic Spain.
Urban Society, Christianity and Topographic Changes in Late Roman and Visigothic
Spain (4th-6th Centuries AD)
ascendancy over her husband; Agrippina, mother of Nero, would-be usurper and skillful poisoner; Catherine de Medici of Saint Bartholomew massacre fame; Brunhilda, murderess of her husband, a Visigothic
king, among others; and Fredegund, Frankish queen and multiple murderess who decapitated a rival with the lid of her trunk.
By linking the ruling dynasties of the early sixth century to the early history of the Goths, Cassiodorus created a picture of Visigothic
and Ostrogothic antiquity and stability that may have pleased his patrons but was misleading and anachronistic.
MUSIC The Spooky Men's Chorale Renowned for a combination of Visigothic
bravado, absurdist humour and eye-moistening tenderness, the Australian man choir, in middle age, are more masters of their territory than ever before, with five criticallyacclaimed albums under their belt.
Moving in a clear chronological fashion, Barton focuses on these interfaith sexual relations in the wake of the Muslim conquest of Visigothic
Spain until the demise of Islamic hegemony in the 1030s.
The mosque of Cordoba was built over a Visigothic
From coloni to servi: A History of the Peasantry in Visigothic
Morocco was indeed the point of entry of Arabs to Spain and Portugal when, in 719, the Moslems-with a significant Berber contingent-conquered Toledo, capital of what had been the Visigothic
kingdom of Hispania (itself a previous part of the Roman empire), and transformed it into an important outpost of Islam collectively known as al-Andalous (the origin of Andalusia).
But other archaeologists have believed the Tossal ruins to have been but an outlying stronghold of Alicante, which stood always where it now stands, Iberian, Greek, Carthaginian, Roman, Visigothic
, Moorish, and now Iberian again.
Early Islamic Spain: The History of Ibn al-Qutiya is a collection of the teachings of the Ibn al-Qutiya (895977), a descendant of the Visigothic
The remaining six chapters describe the Islamic destruction of the developing Visigothic
Christian civilization, which preceded the Muslim invasion, and provide a detailed account of a number of attitudes and practices fostered by the Islamic regime.
who were behind the advances that the Visigothic
king Theoderic II (453-456).