Word Count: 207. The Ornament of the World is a novel by María Rosa Menocal that provides a fictional historical survey of Europe between the ... The Ornament of the World - 1h 55m Filmed in Cordoba, Granada, Seville, and Toledo, this film retraces the 800-year period in medieval Spain when Muslims, Christians, and Jews forged a common cultural identity that frequently transcended their religious differences, revealing what made this rare and fruitful collaboration possible, and what ultimately tore it apart. The documentary The Ornament of the World, which received a $1,050,000 in grants from NEH, premieres on public television December 17, 2019 and will be available for streaming.The documentary examines the period of Muslim rule in Spain from the eighth to the fifteenth century and is based partly on the book of the same name by the late scholar María Rosa Menocal, who was the recipient of an ... Ornament of the World.
Menocal starts the time at 750, right after the Abbasid massacre of the Umayyad dynasty in Syria and ends it around 1500 after the exile of Jews, Muslims and 'convertos' from the peninsula. the ornament of the world how muslims, jews, and christians created a culture of tolerance in medieval spain. by maria rosa menocal ‧ release date: may 2, 2002 Discussion of themes and motifs in María Rosa Menocal's The Ornament of the World.