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Crusading in the Fifteenth Century: Message and Impact

Crusading in the Fifteenth Century: Message and Impact (Hardback)

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This collection of essays by European and American scholars addresses the changing nature and appeal of crusading during the period which extended from the battle of Nicopolis in 1396 to the battle of Mohacs in 1526. Contributors focus on two key aspects of the subject. One is developments in the crusading message and the language in which it was framed. These were brought about partly by the appearance of new enemies, above all the Ottoman Turks, and partly by shifting religious values and innovative currents of thought within Catholic Europe. The other aspect is the wide range of responses which the papacy's repeated calls to holy war encountered in a Christian community which was increasingly heterogeneous in character. This collection represents a substantial contribution to the study of the Later Crusades and of Renaissance Europe.

History & PoliticsHistory General & TheoryGeneral & world historyHistory & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450/1500History & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean history Publisher: Palgrave USA Publication Date: 20/10/2004 ISBN-13: 9781403902832  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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JANOS M. BAK Professor of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary NANCY BISAHA Lecturer, Vassar College, New York, USA JOHN EDWARDS Senior Research Fellow in Spanish, University of Oxford, UK JOHANNES HELMRATH Professor of Medieval History, Humboldt-University, Berlin, Germany MARGARET MESERVE Lecturer, University of Notre Dame, France NATALIA NOWAKOWSKA Researcher JACQUES PAVIOT Professor of Medieval History, University of Paris XII - Val de Marne, France CLAUDIUS SIEBER-LEHMANN Lecturer, Medieval History, University of Basel, Switzerland NICOLAS VATIN Director of Research, CNRS, Paris, and Director of Studies, L'Ecole Pratique de Hautes Etudes (IVe section), France

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