By Gill

In 1204, the Byzantine Empire used to be conquered through troops from western Europe ostensibly enjoying the Fourth campaign. This was once a highly major occasion for the topics of the Empire, notably changing the Byzantines' self-image and weakening their nation for the later clash with the Ottoman Turks. utilizing the idea of ethnicity - a relatively contemporary instrument in regards to the pre-modern period - Gill web page offers clean perception into the past due Byzantine interval, delivering a corrective to nationalistic interpretations of the interval of Frankish rule and extra widely to in general held assumptions of ethnic hostility within the interval. a scientific research of texts in Greek from the interval 1200-1420, from either ends of the social spectrum, is sponsored up by means of an in-depth research of Frankish rule within the Peloponnese to bare the traits within the improvement of Byzantine id lower than the impression of the Franks.

Show description

Read or Download Being Byzantine: Greek Identity Before the Ottomans, 1200-1420 PDF

Similar Europe books

Aspects of European History: 1494-1789 (University Paperbacks)

Lee's publication takes an analytical method of a number subject matters in early smooth eu background, from the Renaissance to the French Revolution, exhibiting various tools that may be used to give a subject or argument in an essay or examination.

A History of Greek Mathematics, Vol. 1: From Thales to Euclid

"As it's, the publication is imperative; it has, certainly, no critical English rival. " — instances Literary complement. Volume I of an authoritative two-volume set that covers the necessities of arithmetic and contains each landmark innovation and every vital determine. This quantity positive aspects vigorous discourses on Euclid, Apollonius, and others.

The New Cambridge Medieval History, Vol. 6: c.1300-c.1415

The 6th quantity of the hot Cambridge Medieval background bargains an authoritative synthesis of the foremost topics in ecu fourteenth-century historical past, written via major British, continental and American students. It presents a wide-ranging account of a interval of significant social, political and cultural switch, punctuated via the best traditional catastrophe skilled by means of mankind, the Black loss of life.

Extra info for Being Byzantine: Greek Identity Before the Ottomans, 1200-1420

Show sample text content

Rated 4.68 of 5 – based on 38 votes