Candle in the Window (Medieval, Book 1) by Christina Dodd

By Christina Dodd

Unique book: 1991

Two fanatics ignite a global of darkness with their wild, breathless passion.

Raven-haired girl Saura of Roget used to be the most lovable maiden in all Christendom, unrivalled in face and determine. but her fortune and her day by day lifestyles have been managed through her unscrupulous stepfather. She lived a lifetime of lonely servitude till she was once summoned to the fortress of Sir William of Miraval, the fabulous knight sworn to live--or perish--by the sword. yet that was once earlier than his global exploded in agonizing darkness.

Bound via their desire, they got here jointly in a blaze of ardour --Saura, the proud Norman attractiveness, and William, the golden warrior who laid siege to her middle. but blackest threat awaited them simply past the fort partitions, and Saura and her liked quickly stumbled on themselves combating for his or her lives opposed to a treacherous enemy, at the same time they surrendered to a love that may eat them in its excellent flame.

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He eventually retired there with his court, thereby truncating the link between the Marwanid house and its turbulent capital. The construction of Madinat al-Zahra’ was supervised by ‘Abd alRahman’s son and heir al-Hakam. The process lasted for about ten years and absorbed most of the caliph’s concerns and financial resources: sources describe his endless search for precious materials and skilled craftsmen, which were found in North Africa, the East, and Byzantium. It was also at this new caliphal residence that ‘Abd al-Rahman al-Nasir received the ambassadors of many Islamic and Christian kings and potentates, especially the ones sent by the Byzantine emperors, who were actively pursuing an alliance against the Fatimid expansion in the eastern Mediterranean and acknowledged ‘Abd al-Rahman’s influential role and power.

Leiden and London, 1960. Vol. 1, 109–11. ABU HANIFA AL-NU‘MAN Abu Hanifa al-Nu‘man b. Thabit b. Zuta, theologian and jurist, is the eponymous founder of the Hanafi legal school. He was born in Kufa circa AH 80/699 CE and died in 150/767 in a prison in Baghdad at the age of 70. His grandfather Zuta is said to have been brought over from Kabul to Kufa, where he settled after being set free. There are not many details available about Abu Hanifa’s life in Kufa. Sources report that he worked there as a silk merchant and also that he acquired scholarly training in the religious law and hadith.

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