From the web: “Difference and Disability in the Medieval Islamic World”

Outlines the complex significance of bodies in the late medieval central Arab Islamic lands Did you know that blue eyes, baldness, bad breath and boils were all considered bodily ‘blights’ by Medieval Arabs, as were cross eyes, lameness and deafness? What assumptions about bodies influenced this par

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