Medieval literature

Common themes and intersections

Authored by: Arie Schippers

The Routledge Handbook of Muslim–Jewish Relations

Print publication date:  June  2016
Online publication date:  June  2016

Print ISBN: 9780415645164
eBook ISBN: 9781315675787
Adobe ISBN: 9781317383215


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This chapter looks at the Middle Eastern, North African, and Southern European context of medieval Arabic and Hebrew literature. It defines key themes in medieval prose and poetry and also looks at Muslim and Jewish (or better: Arabic and Hebrew) explorations of each other in medieval literature.

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