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"Bisaha provides the most comprehensive and nuanced account now available of the attitudes of Western intellectuals to the Turks, the Byzantines, and crusading in Renaissance Italy, an important time and place for the formation of Western cultural identity."--James Hankins, Harvard University

Produktbeschreibung
"Bisaha provides the most comprehensive and nuanced account now available of the attitudes of Western intellectuals to the Turks, the Byzantines, and crusading in Renaissance Italy, an important time and place for the formation of Western cultural identity."--James Hankins, Harvard University
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Seitenzahl: 309
  • Erscheinungstermin: September 2006
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 231mm x 155mm x 24mm
  • Gewicht: 494g
  • ISBN-13: 9780812219760
  • ISBN-10: 0812219767
  • Artikelnr.: 22451072
Autorenporträt
Nancy Bisaha is Associate Professor of History at Vassar College.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction
Chapter 1. Crusade and Charlemagne: Medieval Influences
Chapter 2. The New Barbarian: Redefining the Turks in Classical Terms
Chapter 3. Straddling East and west: Byzantium and Greek Refugees
Chapter 4. Religious Influences and Interpretations
Epilogue: The Renaissance Legacy
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments