Byzantium Between the Ottomans and the Latins: Politics and Society in the Late Empire

Byzantium Between the Ottomans and the Latins: Politics and Society in the Late Empire

Nevra Necipoglu


it is a designated research of Byzantine political attitudes in the direction of the Ottomans and western Europeans in the course of the serious final century of Byzantium. The publication covers 3 significant areas of the Byzantine Empire - Thessalonike, Constantinople, and the Morea - the place the political orientations of noblemen, retailers, the city population, peasants, and contributors of ecclesiastical and monastic circles are tested opposed to the history of social and financial stipulations. via its specific concentrate on the political and non secular tendencies of people, households and social teams, the publication deals an unique view of past due Byzantine politics and society that isn't present in traditional narratives. Drawing on a variety of Byzantine, western and Ottoman assets, it authoritatively illustrates how past due Byzantium was once drawn into an Ottoman approach inspite of the westward-looking orientation of the vast majority of its ruling elite.

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