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A unique world existed for two centuries in which a  Jewish general lead Moslem armies into battle and authored 1,500 poems while Chasdai, the most famous Jew, discovered the antidote to poison and oversaw the creation of Jewish grammar.

Was Yosef Hannagid responsible for the death of an Arab prince? And how did Spain over-rule Babylonia?



00:00 Introduction to the Golden Age of Spanish Jewry

14:18 The Achievements and Influential Figures of the Golden Age

35:58 The Cultural Significance of Poetry and Literature

39:21 Emergence of Jewish Literary Works in Muslim Spain

41:37 The End of the Golden Age

43:28 Disputes Among Jewish Grammarians