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Maria Jesús Viguera Molins
Maria Jesús Viguera Molins, Ph.D., is a member of the Royal Academy of History in Spain and on the faculty of Madrid Complutense University.
Articles by Maria Jesús Viguera Molins
Travelers of Al-Andalus, Part III: Ibn al-Shaykh and the Lighthouse of Alexandria
Written by Maria Jesús Viguera Molins and Louis Werner
Art by Belén Esturla
Architect and builder by profession, Ibn al-Shaykh of Málaga wrote the most accurate description known of Egypt’s famous mariner’s sentinel— in what was essentially a primer for children, where it went unnoticed for nearly 800 years.
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