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Belonging to a Land: Christians and Zoroastrians in the Iranian Highlands

Richard E. Payne

in A State of Mixture: Christians, Zoroastrians, and Iranian Political Culture in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520286191
eISBN:
9780520961531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286191.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

In the Zagros Mountains, between the plains of Mesopotamia and the Iranian Plateau, Mount Bisutun stands an icon of antique Iranian imperialism. This chapter examines the refashioning of Bisutun as a ... More


The Making of the Medieval Middle East

Jack Tannous

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179094
eISBN:
9780691184166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179094.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In the second half of the first millennium CE, the Christian Middle East fractured irreparably into competing churches and Arabs conquered the region, setting in motion a process that would lead to ... More


J. M. Neale and the Quest for Sobornost

Leon Litvack

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263517
eISBN:
9780191682582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263517.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

John Mason Neale (1818–1866), the famous Victorian divine, hymnologist, novelist, historian, and author of the carol ‘Good King Wenceslas’, was also noted for his interest in ecunemism. This book ... More


Christian Martyrs under Islam

Christian C. Sahner

in Christian Martyrs under Islam: Religious Violence and the Making of the Muslim World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691179100
eISBN:
9780691184180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179100.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This introductory chapter sets out the book's objective, which is to explain the earliest stages of a long-term process whereby the predominantly Christian Middle East of late antiquity became the ... More


Colonizing Christianity: Greek and Latin Religious Identity in the Era of the Fourth Crusade

George E. Demacopoulos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284429
eISBN:
9780823285976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284429.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book employs postcolonial critique to analyze the transformations of Greek and Latin religious identity in the wake of the Fourth Crusade. Through close readings of texts from the period of ... More


Introduction

George E. Demacopoulos

in Colonizing Christianity: Greek and Latin Religious Identity in the Era of the Fourth Crusade

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284429
eISBN:
9780823285976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284429.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter begins with a brief history of the Fourth Crusade. When Pope Innocent III ascended Peter's throne in 1198, he almost immediately began planning for what was supposed to be ... More


Russian Messianism in the Christian East (1453–1853)

Denis Vovchenko

in Containing Balkan Nationalism: Imperial Russia and Ottoman Christians, 1856–1914

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190276676
eISBN:
9780190276690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276676.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Since the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople, Moscow’s rulers increasingly made implicit and explicit irredentist claims on their Byzantine inheritance—“the Christian East.” The leadership of the ... More


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