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  • Yet Americo Castro, who coined the word convivencia to describe the life of the three faiths in the caliphate of Cordoba, wrote, in his book The Structure of Spanish History: "Each of the three peoples of the peninsula saw itself forced to live for eight centuries together with the other two at the same time as it passionately desired their extermination."

    Assyrian International News Agency

  • A long, long period of "convivencia"--living together--and then 400+ years of religious and ethnic atrocities followed civil war and Franco's tyranny.

    Oriental Dreams

  • What modern scholars in Spain called convivencia is the background for the literary miracle.

    The Lost Jewish Culture

  • According to Princeton historian Mark Cohen, the notion of convivencia, of medieval Spain as utopia, began with mid-19th century German-Jewish historians.

    BrothersJudd Blog

  • "Islamic Spain has been hailed for its 'convivencia' — its spirit of tolerance in which Jews, Christians, and Muslims, created a premodern renaissance," Edward Rothstein writes in the New York Times reg req'd.

    Philocrites: September 2003 Archives

  • La Planta, un amplio lugar de convivencia, donde se desarrollan técnicas de mejoras sustentables y ecológicas para ayudar a la conservación del medio ambiente.

    Land for sale / Terreno en venta Tirio, Michoac�n

  • Why not recreate such convivencia in New York, where the Statue of Liberty beckons all to freedom?

    Parvez Ahmed: Any Common Ground in the 'Ground Zero Mosque' Debate?

  • Trade and quality of life flourished the Iberian peninsula under the reign of Abd al-Rahman I, who established the Golden Age known in the Caliphate of Cordoba as convivencia, a Latin term which means “living together”.

    Islam: The Invasions Of Europe « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • This period of convivencia could be crudely considered by modern terms as “multiculturalism”, with the exception that Arabs were always seen as the superior caste.

    Islam: The Invasions Of Europe « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • The book focuses on periods of convivencia, when Christians and Muslims and sometimes Jews found a modus vivendi through which they could cooperate and mutually benefit.

    The crusader.

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