While Latin expansion stalled in the Eastern Mediterranean in the late Middle Ages, Islam lost ground to Christendom in the west - in the Spanish Levant, the islands of the Western Mediterranean, and even on the Maghribi coast, where conquerors and colonists from the northern shore of the sea established footholds. Edited by Eleanor Congdon, with an introduction by Felipe FernA!ndez-Armesto and James Muldoon, this collection of classic studies illuminates the problems of how the expansion occurred and why it was slow and ...

Latin Expansion in the Medieval Western Mediterranean 2013, Gower Publishing Ltd

ISBN-13: 9781409455097