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Honored by the glory of Islam : conversion and conquest in Ottoman Europe /

by Baer, Marc David, autore .
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011Edition: Pbk. ed.Description: x, 332 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780199797837; 0199797838.
Contents:
Introduction: conversion of self, others, and sacred space -- Inauspicious enthronement -- A decade of crisis -- Enjoying good and forbidding wrong -- Islamizing Istanbul -- Conversion to piety, Mehmed iv and preacher Vani Mehmed Efendi -- Converting the Jewish prophet and Jewish physicians -- Conversion and conquest: Ghazi Mehmed iv and Candia -- Conversion and conquest: ghaza in Central and Eastern Europe -- Hunting for converts -- The failed final jihad -- Mehmed's life and legacy, from ghazi to hunter -- Conclusion: Islamic rulers and the process of conversion -- Postscript: silences and traces of the past.
Item type Location Call number Copy Status Date due
Books Books Dip. Teologia Q 6068 (Browse shelf) Copy 001 Available

1. ed.: 2008.

Bibliogr. p. [301]-318.

Introduction: conversion of self, others, and sacred space -- Inauspicious enthronement -- A decade of crisis -- Enjoying good and forbidding wrong -- Islamizing Istanbul -- Conversion to piety, Mehmed iv and preacher Vani Mehmed Efendi -- Converting the Jewish prophet and Jewish physicians -- Conversion and conquest: Ghazi Mehmed iv and Candia -- Conversion and conquest: ghaza in Central and Eastern Europe -- Hunting for converts -- The failed final jihad -- Mehmed's life and legacy, from ghazi to hunter -- Conclusion: Islamic rulers and the process of conversion -- Postscript: silences and traces of the past.

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