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Meḥmed II and Map Patronage

Karen C. Pinto

in Medieval Islamic Maps: An Exploration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226126968
eISBN:
9780226127019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226127019.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Chapter Ten, “Meḥmed II and Map Patronage” is the first of three chapters that broaches the subject of patronage of Islamic cartography. It employs a Schamaesque approach to reading a set of ... More


Maometto in Naples and Venice: The Operatic Charisma of the Conqueror

Larry Wolff

in The Singing Turk: Ottoman Power and Operatic Emotions on the European Stage from the Siege of Vienna to the Age of Napoleon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795777
eISBN:
9780804799652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795777.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on Rossini’s Maometto Secondo, presenting the Ottoman conqueror of Constantinople, Mehmed II, at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples in 1820. The sultan appeared as a charismatic and ... More


Rossini’s Siege of Paris: Ottoman Subjects in the French Restoration

Larry Wolff

in The Singing Turk: Ottoman Power and Operatic Emotions on the European Stage from the Siege of Vienna to the Age of Napoleon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795777
eISBN:
9780804799652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795777.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter considers the flourishing of operas on Turkish themes in Restoration France, including Rossini’s Turkish operas in Paris—especially as Rossini became director of the Théâtre-Italien in ... More


The Millet System Revisited

Tom Papademetriou

in Render unto the Sultan: Power, Authority, and the Greek Orthodox Church in the Early Ottoman Centuries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198717898
eISBN:
9780191787362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717898.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the concept of the “millet system” and demonstrates how the historiography of non-Muslim confessional groups has been the victim of anachronistic analysis. Beginning with the ... More


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