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Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

Sarah Davis-Secord


Sicily is a lush and culturally rich island at the center of the Mediterranean Sea. Throughout its history, the island has been conquered and colonized by successive waves of peoples from across the Mediterranean region. In the early and central Middle Ages, the island was ruled and occupied in turn by Greek Christians, Muslims, and Latin Christians. This book investigates Sicily's place within the religious, diplomatic, military, commercial, and intellectual networks of the Mediterranean by tracing the patterns of travel, trade, and communication among Christians (Latin and Greek), Muslims, a ... More

Keywords: cross-cultural communication, Sicily, Mediterranean Sea, Christians, Muslims, Jews, travel, trade

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781501704642
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501704642.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sarah Davis-Secord, author
University of New Mexico