Alex Metcalfe


Research Associate; Visiting Scholar, Wolfson College 

Faculty / College Address:

Oriental Institute / Wolfson College


Research Interests:

  • Political, administrative and socio-religious history of the medieval Mediterranean.
  • Arabic documents of Norman Sicily. Project webage.

Recent Publications:

  • Arabic Documents of Norman Sicily: The Monreale Census Lists (New critical editions of royal Arabic and Greek charters with commentaries, translations and indices in multiple volumes(forthcoming from 2013).
  • The Muslims of Medieval Italy (Edinburgh, 2009).
  • Muslims and Christians in Norman Sicily. Arabic speakers and the end of Islam (Routledge: London and New York, 2003).
  • The Society of Norman Italy ed. with G. A. Loud, (Leiden, 2002)

Further Info:

For a fuller list of publications and academic profile, see

Photograph of Alex Metcalfe