The Arab Influence in Medieval Europe

A collection of essays covering a diverse range of topics with an underlying theme of the contact and the interaction between the Arabs and Europe during the medieval period.

Dionisius A. Agius is Professor of Arabic and Islamic Material Culture at the University of Exeter. His research is mainly on the comparative and historical aspects of Arabic language, society and culture, focusing particularly on the semantics of material-cultural terminology, with a special interest in ship-types and ship-building techniques in the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean.

Paperback • 248 mm x 165 mm • ISBN 9780863722134 • 192 pages • £12.95