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Introduction

Catherine Holmes

in Byzantines, Latins, and Turks in the Eastern Mediterranean World after 1150

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199641888
eISBN:
9780191808357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199641888.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The late medieval eastern Mediterranean was a region typified by political, religious, social, economic, and cultural complexity. This volume aims to uncover some important unifying themes which can ... More


The Eastern Mediterranean in the Later Middle Ages: An Island World?

David Jacoby

in Byzantines, Latins, and Turks in the Eastern Mediterranean World after 1150

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199641888
eISBN:
9780191808357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199641888.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter considers whether the late medieval eastern Mediterranean can usefully be seen as ‘an island world’. It presents a survey of political, economic, and demographic developments in the ... More


‘Shared Worlds’: Religious Identities—A Question of Evidence

Catherine Holmes

in Byzantines, Latins, and Turks in the Eastern Mediterranean World after 1150

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199641888
eISBN:
9780191808357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199641888.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the significance of religious identity in the late medieval eastern Mediterranean, in particular the role that it played in broader social and political change. It engages with ... More


‘New Wine in Old Skins’? Crusade Literature and Crusading in the Eastern Mediterranean in the Later Middle Ages

Christopher Tyerman

in Byzantines, Latins, and Turks in the Eastern Mediterranean World after 1150

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199641888
eISBN:
9780191808357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199641888.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines crusading in the eastern Mediterranean in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. It argues that relatively few crusades actually happened in this period, and that many of the ... More


Transposed Images: Currencies and Legitimacy in the Late Medieval Eastern Mediterranean

Eurydice Georganteli

in Byzantines, Latins, and Turks in the Eastern Mediterranean World after 1150

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199641888
eISBN:
9780191808357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199641888.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter analyzes patterns of numismatic continuity and change in an area stretching from Ayyubid Egypt and Syria to Byzantine Trebizond, and against a backdrop of porous territorial and cultural ... More


Aragon versus Turkey—Tirant lo Blanc and Mehmed the Conqueror: Iberia, the Crusade, and Late Medieval Chivalry

David Abulafia

in Byzantines, Latins, and Turks in the Eastern Mediterranean World after 1150

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199641888
eISBN:
9780191808357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199641888.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines western attitudes towards Turkish expansion in the eastern Mediterranean during the fifteenth century using a very different type of source material. The aim is to investigate ... More


Conquest Legitimized: The Making of a Byzantine Emperor in Crusader Constantinople (1204–1261)

Teresa Shawcross

in Byzantines, Latins, and Turks in the Eastern Mediterranean World after 1150

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199641888
eISBN:
9780191808357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199641888.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on the imperial dynasty founded in the thirteenth century on the edge of Bosporus by men who hailed from the edge of the North Sea. It examines the public image that dynasty ... More


Turks, Mamluks, and Latin Merchants: Commerce, Conflict, and Cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean

Kate Fleet

in Byzantines, Latins, and Turks in the Eastern Mediterranean World after 1150

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199641888
eISBN:
9780191808357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199641888.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the commercial relationships between the Latins, the Mamluks, and the Turks. It considers the extent to which the Mamluk and Ottoma states differed in their approach to the ... More


Conquest and Political Legitimation in the Early Ottoman Empire

Dimitris Kastritsis

in Byzantines, Latins, and Turks in the Eastern Mediterranean World after 1150

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199641888
eISBN:
9780191808357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199641888.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter first considers the debate surrounding some of the ideas of Paul Wittek, a philologist and founding father of modern Ottoman studies. It then surveys the development of Ottoman imperial ... More


Introduction

Marian H. Feldman

in Communities of Style: Portable Luxury Arts, Identity, and Collective Memory in the Iron Age Levant

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226105611
eISBN:
9780226164427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226164427.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter introduces the corpus of objects that form the core of the book. Because the large majority of works has been excavated at sites outside the Levant, scholarship has concentrated on ... More


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