Diego Melo

Diego Melo
Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez · Facultad de Artes Liberales

Dr. en Historia, Universidad de Salamanca, España.

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The aim of this article is the partial presentation of the coordinated research project, Cultural Geography of the Islamic Maghreb and Human Dynamics in North Africa (MAGNA), and more specifically the subproject 1 integrated in it, Cultural Geography of the Medieval and Modern Islamic Maghreb on the Web (GEOMAGRED). Intended as an open access porta...
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The first translation of the Koran in the West was undertaken in the 11th century. At the bequest of Peter the Venerable, the task was given to Robert de Ketton. And it was following this major event that an intense anti-Muslim controversy was generated that would reach its peaks between the 12th and 13th centuries. Moving forward to the 16th centu...
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This paper proposes a way to study the prologue paratexts, which have not been worked as a whole in the case of Arab-Islamic historiography. The aim is to study the paratexts themselves, but also in relation to the analysis of Latin and Byzantine prologues in order to establish comparisons and contrasts and identify peculiarities between East and W...
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Emperor Alfonso VII of Leon’s peninsular relations were shaped by the relationship and struggles between both, the Christian realms of the inner borders, as well as those in the external borders against Islam. This paper aims to recreate the stratagems of alliance and jurisdiction over Muslim leaders in order to develop and establish jurisdiction t...
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This article pursues the complexities surrounding the birth of the Nazarite Emirate of Granada.This occurred during the period called the "third taifas". In the course of this research , we will study the situations that led to the beginnings of Granada and also the important actions made by its founder, who using his reknowned political and pragam...
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The truces between the reigns of Grenade and Castile served to balance and weigh the complex relations on the border from the 13th to the 15th centuries. They were an effective method to cease hostilities, and varied greatly in length. Eventually they imposed a certain rhythm on the way of life in the frontier, and worked as a common solution to av...
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One of the most important aspects regarding the borderline space between Grenada and Castile between the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries was defined by the war-peace dyad that took place in it. This work intends to investigate the most relevant aspects in the development of peace relationships at the frontier: the institution of the truce. The f...
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The relationships between the frontier of Casilla and Granada, were marked by the constant disputes typical of the two societies in conflict. However, and in light of the documentary evidence, it is possible to affirm that real will existed to establish peace at the frontier. This would explain the effort to sign truces, which were applied during g...
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El presente ensayo establece una mirada sinóptica acerca de la dimensión de la muerte en la tradición preislámica y el Islam Clásico. Para realizar tal tarea, se lleva a cabo un análisis de los elementos constituyentes de la tradición beduina, así como el papel que le corresponde a la muerte en ese mundo, por medio de su dimensión poética. Luego, s...
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Sumario: Antecedentes– Muerte y testimonio en la Yahiliyya-Los Mu'allacāt: Una rica fuente histórica-literaria-El combate y la muerte en el Islam clásico – Sacrificio e Inmortalidad-A modo de síntesis y epílogo abierto. Palabras claves: Yahiliyya-Yihad-Muerte-Paraíso. Resumen: El presente ensayo establece una mirada sinóptica acerca de la dimensión...
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This study presents a synthesis of the legal development which gives origin to the concept of Yihad in Classical Islam. From this point of view, it shows the work of jurists both in the East and the West, mainly in al-Andalus. It finally includes a translation of part of the treatise of as-Sulami called Kitab al-Yihad, regarded as essential for the...
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El presente artículo aborda una temática que podría parecer marginal en el contexto de la historia medieval, esta es la expulsión de los conjurados cordobeses tras la Revuelta del Arrabal de Córdoba (818) y la toma de la Isla de Creta en el 827 por los mismos. No obstante, adquiere importancia al momento de verificar las implicancias que tendrá en...

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