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The writer bargains an perception into how the Arabic-Islamic global perceived medieval Western Europe, refuting past claims that the Muslim international seemed Western Europe as a cultural backwater, as a substitute arguing for the presence of cultural and data flows among the 2 very diverse societies.

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427–45. 101 Guidi, ‘L’Europa’ (1909), pp. 263–9; Lewis, ‘Discovery’ (1957), pp. 409–62; Ashtor, ‘Cosa’ (1969), pp. 453–79; Lewis, ‘Perceptions’ (1986), pp. 36‒8; Al-Azmeh, ‘Barbarians’ (1992), pp. 3–18; Khalidi, ‘Views’ (1995), pp. 31–42; Thabit, ‘Views’ (1996), pp. 73–81; Viguera Molíns, ‘Percepción’ (1997), pp. 49–70; Waardenburg, ‘L’Europe’ (1999), pp. 103–28; Viguera Molíns, ‘Textos’ (2006), pp. 199–214; Ducène, ‘Sources’ (2012), pp. 121–33. 102 Abu-Lughod, Rediscovery (1963); Lewis, Discovery (1982/2001); Yared, Travellers (1996); Afaya, L’Occident (1997); Afāya, al-gharb (2000); Raouf, L’Europe (2000); Nouryeh, Views (2005); Matar, Europe (2009); Ziyāda, taṭawwur (1983/2010).

Hohl, lib. 28, cap. 4,1–2 (Flauius Uopiscus Syracusius), vol. 2, p. 204, that the emperor Valerianus (ruled 253–60) endowed his son Gallienus (ruled 253–68) with six ‘Saracen cohorts’ and Gallic auxiliary troops. Cf. Kreucher, Kaiser (2003), p. 93. /trans. Seyfarth, lib. XXXI, cap. 3,5, p. 252, on the Goth Munderichus stationed on the Arabian frontier. Cf. Woods, ‘Marus’ (1998), pp. 325–36. The Notitia Dignitatum, ed. von Seeck, § XXVIII, p. 59, lists ‘equites Saraceni Thamudeni’ and an ‘ala tertia Arabum’ at the side of an ‘ala ueterana Gallorum’ in the section dedicated to the ‘Comes limitis Aegypti’.

427–45. 101 Guidi, ‘L’Europa’ (1909), pp. 263–9; Lewis, ‘Discovery’ (1957), pp. 409–62; Ashtor, ‘Cosa’ (1969), pp. 453–79; Lewis, ‘Perceptions’ (1986), pp. 36‒8; Al-Azmeh, ‘Barbarians’ (1992), pp. 3–18; Khalidi, ‘Views’ (1995), pp. 31–42; Thabit, ‘Views’ (1996), pp. 73–81; Viguera Molíns, ‘Percepción’ (1997), pp. 49–70; Waardenburg, ‘L’Europe’ (1999), pp. 103–28; Viguera Molíns, ‘Textos’ (2006), pp. 199–214; Ducène, ‘Sources’ (2012), pp. 121–33. 102 Abu-Lughod, Rediscovery (1963); Lewis, Discovery (1982/2001); Yared, Travellers (1996); Afaya, L’Occident (1997); Afāya, al-gharb (2000); Raouf, L’Europe (2000); Nouryeh, Views (2005); Matar, Europe (2009); Ziyāda, taṭawwur (1983/2010).

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