By Jo Ford
When she marries at 16, Zuhra's international rapidly expands to incorporate Berbers, Jews, sultans, pirates, Christian captives, and an unpredictable kin. With an autonomous spirit and protracted interest, her existence as a conventional Muslim girl strikes from responsibility and devotion to status and notoriety, then romance and event.
Sayyida Zuhra al-Hurra, known as either Renaissance girl and Pirate Queen, principles a city-state for 1 / 4 century at a time of turbulent old shifts—the dominance of Barbary pirates within the Mediterranean, Spanish and Portuguese invasions of North Africa, New global voyages, and the Ottoman Empire's increase towards Europe. dealing with loss and betrayal, Zuhra meets the demanding situations of a much wider global with resilience and audacity."
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