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Beacon Books

Burning Boats: The Birth of Muslim Spain

Julia Juwairiah Simpson-Urrutia

Paperback

9780995496057

 

Imaginatively told and illustrated, this work describes a pivotal moment in world history: the Muslim conquest of King Roderick’s Spain (in 711 CE or 92 AH). 

 

Contents

 

Chapter 1: The House of Wisdom

Chapter 2: A Rotten Egg

Chapter 3: King Roderick’s Spy

Chapter 4: Fire over Water

Chapter 5: Men in a Stew

Chapter 6: Woes of the People

Chapter 7: The First Battle of Trafalgar

Chapter 8: Back to a Dying Caliph