Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Islamic Rural Land Use Reflected in Past and Present Catalan Toponymy

Pere Balañà


Through the systematic study of three basic Arab concepts, together with their derivatives and compounds, it is possible to identify many names from all over the Catalan countries, interpret their meaning and approach an understanding of part of the system of land distribution carried out by the Muslims during their occupation, later reflected in the documents from the Christian resettlement.

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