This course will explore the history and culture of the Jews of Muslim and Christian Spain from 711-1492. Topics will include secular Jewish culture during the Golden Age of Spain, Jewish-Muslim relations, the writings of Judah Halevi, the philosophy of Moses Maimonides, the development of Christian policy towards the Jews, the Marranos, and the expulsion from Spain.
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