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CONTENTS (abridged list)
CHAPTER I.
Invasion of Spain by the barbarian — Its easy conquest ...
CHAPTER II.
Period of Gothic rule — Degeneracy of Goth — Causes of their fall ...
CHAPTER III.
Landing of Abdurrahman — Khalifate of Cordova — Condition of Christians — Proselytism — Apostate — Arabs and Spaniard — Evidence of Christian writer — Condition of the people — Serf — No revolt — No solidarity with the Christians in the North — Relations wkh Arabs at first friendly — The jehad in Spain — Martyrs in battle — Fabulous martyr — Anambad, first martyr — Peter of Najuma — No other till 824 — John and Adulphus — Causes of Martyrdom — Amalgamation of the two people — Intermarriage — Children of mixed parent — Nunilo and Alodia — Mania for martyrdom — Voluntary martyrdom — The Spanish confessor — Threatened deterioration in the Church — Christianity infected with Moslem customs — Religious fervour in convent — Fanaticism, of monk — Fresh martyrs — Perfectus, John, Isaac — Arab inability to understand the motives of these martyr — Causes of fanaticism — Sanctu — Peter — Walabonsus, etc
CHAPTER IV.
Flora and Maria — Their adventure — Trial — Meet Eulogius in prison ...
CHAPTER V.
Doubtful martyr — No persecution raging — The Muzarabe ...
CHAPTER VI.
National party — Revolt of Spaniards against Arab...
CHAPTER VII.
Khalifate saved by Abdurrahman III. — Commander of the Faithful ...
CHAPTER VIII.
Arab faction — Berber — Spaniard — Muwallad...
CHAPTER IX.
Traces of amalgamation of religion — Instances elsewhere ...
CHAPTER X.
Mutual influences of the two creed — Socially and intellectually — "No monks in Islam" — Faquir — The conventual system adopted by the Arab — Arab account of a convent — Moslem nun — Islam Christianised — -Christian spirit in Mohammedanism — Arab magnanimity — Moslem miracle — -like Christian one — Enlightened Moslem — Philosophy — Freethinker — Theologian — Almanzor — Moslem sceptic — Averroe — The faquis or theologian — Sect of Malik ibn An — Power of theologian — -Decay of Moslem custom — Wine drunk — Music cultivated — Silk worn — Statues set up — Turning towards Mecca — Eating of sow's flesh — Enfranchisement of Moslem women — Love — Distinguished women — -Women in mosque — At tournament — Arab love-poem — Treatise on love
CHAPTER XI.
Influence of Mohammedanism — Circumcision of Christian...PPENDICES.
APPENDIX A.
Jews persecuted by Goth — Help the Saracen...
APPENDIX B.
Spain and the papal power — Early independence ...
LIST OF AUTHORITIES

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