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Video thumbnail: The Ornament of the World The David of My Age

The Ornament of the World

The David of My Age

Samuel the Nagid, a Jewish spice shop worker, rises to second in power in Granada.

The David of My Age

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The Ornament of the World

The Sacking of Cordoba

The violent reign of Al-Mansur leads to the end of Cordoba’s greatness.

The Sacking of Cordoba

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The Ornament of the World

Court of the Lions

An architectural “conversation” develops between monuments Alhambra and the Alcazar.

Court of the Lions

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The Ornament of the World

Preview

See how Muslims, Jews, and Christians in medieval Spain forged a common cultural identity.

Preview

Video thumbnail: The Ornament of the World Abd al-Rahman’s Flight

The Ornament of the World

Abd al-Rahman’s Flight

Abd al-Rahman escapes a massacre and becomes the most hunted man in the Muslim empire.

Abd al-Rahman’s Flight

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The Ornament of the World

"The Neck Ring of the Dove"

Ibn Hazm, the polemical counterpart to Samuel, is best known for a book about love.

"The Neck Ring of the Dove"

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