Arabic administration in Norman Sicily : the royal dīwān /
In the late eleventh century, Sicily - originally part of the Islamic world - was captured by Norman, French and Italian adventurers, led by Roger de Hauteville. For the next 150 years, Roger and his descendants ruled the island and its predominantly Arabic-speaking Muslim population. Jeremy Johns...
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York, NY, USA :
Cambridge University Press,
|Series:||Cambridge studies in Islamic civilization.