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Turkish Myth and Muslim Symbol: The Battle of Manzikert

Carole Hillenbrand

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625727
eISBN:
9780748671359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625727.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Although the Turks ruled the Middle East for a millennium, their history is still insufficiently known both in the West and in the Arabic and Persian-speaking lands. This book focuses on Turkey's key ... More


Conclusion

Ryan Gingeras

in Sorrowful Shores: Violence, Ethnicity, and the End of the Ottoman Empire 1912-1923

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199561520
eISBN:
9780191721076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561520.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The period between 1913 and 1923 stands as the central turning point in the modern history of Asia Minor. One could say that the Turkish War of Independence was as catastrophic, definitive, and ... More


Introduction

Carole Hillenbrand

in Turkish Myth and Muslim Symbol: The Battle of Manzikert

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625727
eISBN:
9780748671359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625727.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The introduction justifies the publication of yet another book on the battle of Manzikert in 1071, described by Runciman as the most decisive disaster in Byzantine history. The chapter summarises ... More


Expectations and Dissensions: The First Crusade and Byzantium (1096–1098)

Ralph-Johannes Lilie

in Byzantium and the Crusader States 1096–1204

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204077
eISBN:
9780191676116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204077.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In November 1095 Pope Urban II, at the Council of Clermont, called the chivalry of the Western world to the rescue of the Christian East oppressed by the enemies of the Cross. The response to this ... More


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