The garden in Umayyad society in al‐Andalus

@article{Forcada2019TheGI,
  title={The garden in Umayyad society in al‐Andalus},
  author={Miquel Forcada},
  journal={Early Medieval Europe},
  year={2019},
  volume={27},
  pages={349 - 373}
}
  • M. Forcada
  • Published 1 August 2019
  • History
  • Early Medieval Europe
The majority of Arab sources concerning gardens and spaces dedicated to the cultivation of any kind of plant species in al‐Andalus date mainly from the eleventh century onwards and offer very little specific information about the Umayyad period (mid‐eighth to the beginning of the eleventh centuries). However, we do know the importance that gardens, understood broadly, had both in the material and daily life, as well as in the emblematic and symbolic life, of al‐Andalus during the Umayyad period… 

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