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    • Conquerors, Brides, and Concubines

    • Interfaith Relations and Social Power in Medieval Iberia
    • By: Simon Barton
    • Narrated by: Byrwec Ellison
    • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Conquerors, Brides, and Concubines investigates the political and cultural significance of marriages and other sexual encounters between Christians and Muslims in the Iberian Peninsula, from the Islamic conquest in the early eighth century to the end of Muslim rule in 1492. Interfaith liaisons carried powerful resonances, as such unions could function as a tool of diplomacy, the catalyst for conversion, or potent psychological propaganda.

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