By A.C.S. Peacock,Bruno De Nicola

Islam and Christianity in Medieval Anatolia bargains a comparative method of figuring out the unfold of Islam and Muslim tradition in medieval Anatolia. It goals to reconsider paintings within the box because the 1971 vintage through Speros Vryonis, The Decline of Hellenism in Asia Minor and the method of Islamization which treats the method of transformation from a Byzantinist standpoint. due to the fact that then, study has provided insights into person facets of Christian-Muslim kin, yet no review has seemed. additionally, only a few students of Islamic reviews have tested the matter, which means facts in Arabic, Persian and Turkish has been slightly missed on the rate of Christian assets, and too little consciousness has been given to fabric tradition. The essays during this quantity study the interplay among Christianity and Islam in medieval Anatolia via 3 exact angles, establishing with a considerable advent by means of the editors to provide an explanation for either the study historical past and the old challenge, making the paintings obtainable to students from different fields. the 1st workforce of essays examines the Christian adventure of dwelling below Muslim rule, evaluating their reports in numerous of the main Islamic states of Anatolia among the 11th and 15th centuries, in particular the Seljuks and the Ottomans. the second one set of essays examines encounters among Christianity and Islam in paintings and highbrow existence. They spotlight the ways that a few traditions have been shared throughout confessional divides, suggesting the life of a typical creative and therefore cultural vocabulary. the ultimate part focusses at the means of Islamisation, specifically as visible from the Arabic, Persian and Turkish textual facts with certain awareness to the function of Sufism.

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