Diplomacy and oriental influence in the court of Cordoba (9th-10th centuries)

This dissertation aims to study the diplomatic relations that Cordoba, as the capital of al-Andalus, kept with the Byzantine, Christian Iberian and Western European courts.

Free Trade and Free Movement of People: diplomacy and material culture in the early and high Middle Ages

There is a wealth of material relating to diplomatic gifts. However, beyond this aspect, and a few references about trade in treaties and links to this in coinage, surprisingly little has been written about material culture and diplomatic  practice.

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