The Crusades from the Perspective of Byzantium and the Muslim World

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Angeliki E. Laiou, Roy P. Mottahedeh
Dumbarton Oaks, 2001 - History - 297 pages
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The essays in this volume demonstrate that on the eastern shores of the Mediterranean there were rich, variegated, and important phenomena associated with the Crusades, and that a full understanding of the significance of the movement and its impact on both the East and West must take these phenomena into account.
 

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Contents

Crusades and Holy
23
Holy War in Byzantium
31
Approaches and Attitudes
41
Thirteenth Century
53
The Crusaders through Armenian Eyes
71
Perception and Reality from
83
Immediate Literary Reactions
101
Themes and Changes
117
The Crusades and the Economy of the Eastern Mediterranean
145
Byzantine Trade with Christians and Muslims and the Crusades
157
The Impact of the West
197
Art and Architecture
235
Byzantine Architecture
247
List of Abbreviations
287
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