The Mediterranean between Barbaria and the Medieval Maghrib: Questions for a Return to History

@article{Rouighi2020TheMB,
  title={The Mediterranean between Barbaria and the Medieval Maghrib: Questions for a Return to History},
  author={Ramzi Rouighi},
  journal={Al-Masāq},
  year={2020},
  volume={32},
  pages={311 - 331}
}
  • Ramzi Rouighi
  • Published 2020
  • History
  • Al-Masāq
  • ABSTRACT Historical evidence pertinent for the study of Mediterranean regions of Africa comes in texts written in a number of languages (Arabic, Latin and vernacular) and uses categories such as Maghrib and Barbaria but in very distinct ways. In the past, historians have addressed this question by trying to “solve” these discrepancies rather than by historicising the relation between geographical imaginations and the social practices that sustained them on both sides of the sea. Showing that… CONTINUE READING