Tuesday, June 08, 2004

Dozy, Reinhart Pieter (anne)

Dutch Arabist, best remembered for his monumental Histoire des musulmans d'Espagne, jusqu'� la conqu�te de l'Andalousie par les Almoravides, 711 - 1110 (1861; Spanish Islam, 1913). Dozy, of French Huguenot ancestry, spent 33 years (from 1850) as professor of history at the University of Leiden. His history, a graphically written account of Moorish dominion in Spain that


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