A sultan in Palermo / Tariq Ali.
Publication year: 2006
Publisher: London : Verso, 2006.
ISBN: 9781844671014 (pbk.) :
Originally published: 2005.
The year is 1153. The Normans are ruling Siqilliya, but Arab culture and language dominate the island and the court. Sultan Rujari (King Roger) surrounds himself with Muslim intellectuals, several concubines and and an administration presided over by gifted eunuchs.
Series: Islam quintet ; 4
246 pages ; 20 cm
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