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The Resource Saracens : Islam in the medieval European imagination, John V. Tolan, (electronic book)

Saracens : Islam in the medieval European imagination, John V. Tolan, (electronic book)

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Saracens : Islam in the medieval European imagination
Title
Saracens
Title remainder
Islam in the medieval European imagination
Statement of responsibility
John V. Tolan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the first century of Islam, most of the former Christian Roman Empire, from Syria to Spain, was brought under Muslim control in a conquest of unprecedented proportions. Confronted by the world of Islam, countless medieval Christians experienced a profound ambivalence, awed by its opulence, they were also troubled by its rival claims to the spiritual inheritance of Abraham and Jesus and humiliated by its social subjugation of non-Muslim minorities. Some converted. Others took up arms. Still others, the subjects of John Tolan's study of anti-Muslim polemics in medieval Europe, undertook
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N$T
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1959-
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Tolan, John Victor
Dewey number
261.2/7
Index
index present
LC call number
BP172
LC item number
.T62 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Christianity and other religions
  • Islam
  • Islam
  • Middle Ages
Label
Saracens : Islam in the medieval European imagination, John V. Tolan, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-358) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction: Riccoldo's Predicament, or How to Explain Away the Successes of a Flourishing Rival Civilization; Part One: FOUNDATIONS (SEVENTH-EIGHTH CENTURIES); 1. God and History in the Christian West c. 600; 2. Islamic Dominion and the Religious Other; 3. Early Eastern Christian Reactions to Islam; Part Two: FORGING POLEMICAL IMAGES (EIGHTH-TWELFTH CENTURIES); 4. Western Christian Responses to Islam (Eighth-Ninth Centuries); 5. Saracens as Pagans; 6. Muhammad, Heresiarch (Twelfth Century)
  • Part Three: THIRTEENTH-CENTURY DREAMS OF CONQUEST AND CONVERSION7. The Muslim in the Ideologies of Thirteenth-Century Christian Spain; 8. Apocalyptic Fears and Hopes Inspired by the Thirteenth-Century Crusades; 9. Franciscan Missionaries Seeking the Martyr's Palm; 10. The Dominican Missionary Strategy; 11. From Verdant Grove to Dark Prison: Realms of Mission in Ramon Llull; Conclusion; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocm51311705
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 372 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Printing is restricted to 20% of the total pages of the ebook, per patron. Copying and pasting is restricted to 5% of the total pages of the ebook, per person. However, printing and copy and paste permissions in excess of this may be granted by some publishers
Isbn
9780231123334
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Saracens : Islam in the medieval European imagination, John V. Tolan, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-358) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction: Riccoldo's Predicament, or How to Explain Away the Successes of a Flourishing Rival Civilization; Part One: FOUNDATIONS (SEVENTH-EIGHTH CENTURIES); 1. God and History in the Christian West c. 600; 2. Islamic Dominion and the Religious Other; 3. Early Eastern Christian Reactions to Islam; Part Two: FORGING POLEMICAL IMAGES (EIGHTH-TWELFTH CENTURIES); 4. Western Christian Responses to Islam (Eighth-Ninth Centuries); 5. Saracens as Pagans; 6. Muhammad, Heresiarch (Twelfth Century)
  • Part Three: THIRTEENTH-CENTURY DREAMS OF CONQUEST AND CONVERSION7. The Muslim in the Ideologies of Thirteenth-Century Christian Spain; 8. Apocalyptic Fears and Hopes Inspired by the Thirteenth-Century Crusades; 9. Franciscan Missionaries Seeking the Martyr's Palm; 10. The Dominican Missionary Strategy; 11. From Verdant Grove to Dark Prison: Realms of Mission in Ramon Llull; Conclusion; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocm51311705
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 372 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Printing is restricted to 20% of the total pages of the ebook, per patron. Copying and pasting is restricted to 5% of the total pages of the ebook, per person. However, printing and copy and paste permissions in excess of this may be granted by some publishers
Isbn
9780231123334
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

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