Daily Life and Popular Culture

Authored by: Alejandro García-Sanjuán

The Routledge Handbook Of Muslim Iberia

Print publication date:  April  2020
Online publication date:  April  2020

Print ISBN: 9781138649149
eBook ISBN: 9781315625959
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315625959-23

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Abstract

Daily life remains one of the less known aspects of al-Andalus. Beyond the blurred lines which may affect the definition of the concept, issues regarding the day-to-day life of regular people are difficult to look at through written sources where this kind of information is usually very scattered. Forms of popular religious belief and social relations can be analysed through careful reading of texts, while, on the other hand, archaeology is a very helpful tool to describe such relevant elements as housing and food.

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