Robert L Stone is the author of 'The Golden Bell', a fictionalised biography of the great poet and philosopher Yehuda Halevi. A historian and political anthropologist, Robert has a long-standing fascination with the melting pot of the medieval Mediterranean.
Website address: robertlstone.com
Instagram handle: robertstoneauthor
Interfaith harmony in the medieval Mediterranean
In the Middle Ages, people of different religions and ethnicities around the Mediterranean lived together, for the most part, in a harmonious world of mutual respect and co-operation. In this session we will explore stories that illustrate the rich and colourful interactions between Judaism, Islam and Christianity, stories that carry lessons for current conflicts in the region.