skip to content
The crescent and the rose; Islam and England during the Renaissance. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The crescent and the rose; Islam and England during the Renaissance.

Author: Samuel C Chew
Publisher: New York, Octagon Books, 1965 [©1937]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel C Chew
OCLC Number: 398386
Description: xviii, 583 pages illustrations, portraits 24 cm
Contents: I. TALES AND TALE BEARERS: Tidings and tales --
Readers of travel books --
Representative travellers --
A Victorian comparison --
II. THE CLASSICAL AND BIBLICAL PAST: Pilgrims on the way --
Passing through Greece; the beginnings of archaeology --
The Holy Land --
Northward into Syria; southward into Egypt --
Departing pilgrims --
The prestige of pilgrims --
III. THE PRESENT TERROR OF THE WORLD: The Ottoman peril --
The causes of Turkish greatness --
Lamentations; exhortations; triumphs --
A spectacle of extreme misery; refugees in England --
The iniquity of the Turk; Turk's heads; the crescent --
IV. THE GREAT TURK: Early Tudor trade with Turkey; the agreement of 1581 --
Topical significance of The Three Ladies of London --
English agents at the porte --
Gifts to the Sultan; Dallam and his organ --
Sir Thomas Sherley, Jr. a prisoner of the Turks --
The first Turkish envoy to England --
Allusions in the drama to Levantine trade; coffee --
Descriptions of Constantinople --
V. THE SOPHY AND THE SHI'A: Anthony Jenkinson in Persia --
Jenkinson's successors --
Newbery and Fitch; the beginnings of the East India Company --
Impressions of the Shi'a heresy --
Persia in the Elizabethan imagination --
VI A GREAT PLOTTER AND PROJECTOR IN MATTERS OF STATE: Sir Anthony Sherley's early life --
En route to Isfahan --
Turco-Persian relations; reflected in the drama --
Sir Anthony Sherley in Persia --
Sir Anthony Sherley emissary of the Shah --
English interest in the Sherleys --
Sir Anthony Sherley in Prague; and in Rome --
Sir Anthony Sherley and Wil Kemp; Twelfth Night; King Lear --
VII. THE GREATEST TRAVELLER IN HIS TIME: Master Anthony Sherley a hostage in Persia --
Sir Anthony Sherley ambassador of the Shah --
Henry Sherley the dramatist --
The return to Persia; the second mission to Europe --
The Persian tomb --
Sir Anthony Sherley: the last phase --
The fame of the Sherleys --
VIII. THE THRONE OF PIRACY: Pirates and renegades --
Captain Ward --
Sir Francis Verney --
Ward's later life --
Piracy in the reign of Charles I; Captain Nutt; action and inaction; treaties; a Moroccan enjoy in London; ransomed renegades --
Turning Turk; Christian captives; narratives of escapes --
The fourth work of mercy --
IX. THE PROPHET AND HIS BOOK: Mahomet in western legend: as a God; as a Devil --
Mahomet the heresiarch; Lydgate's narrative; legend of the forerunner; Sergius; Mahomet the imposter; legend of the dove --
Mahomet's place of burial; the suspended tomb --
Europeans in the holy cities of Arabia; Arabia in the Elizabethan imagination --
Diatribes against the Koran; against Mahomet's doctrines; the first English version of the Koran --
X. FESTIVITIES ALLA TURCHESCA DN ALLA MORESCA: Levantine revels at court --
Water fights --
Levantine motives in the Lord Mayor's shows --
XI. MOSLEMS ON THE LONDON STAGE: Tamburlaine and Bajazet; Scanderbeg --
Mahomet the conqueror --
Selim the Grim --
Solyman the magnificent --
Shah Abbas the Great --
The Moors in Spain; Blackamoors; Dom Sebastian; piracy --
Arabia --
Summary --
XII. EPILOGUE.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/398386> # The crescent and the rose; Islam and England during the Renaissance.
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "398386" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228136942#Place/islamic_countries_great_britain> ; # Islamic countries--Great Britain.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228136942#Event/geschichte_1453_1642> ; # Geschichte 1453-1642.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228136942#Topic/literatur> ; # Literatur
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228136942#Event/geschichte_1500_1640> ; # Geschichte 1500-1640.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228136942#Topic/islam_motiv> ; # Islam (Motiv)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1244130> ; # Islamic countries.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228136942#Topic/islam> ; # Islam
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228136942#Place/england> ; # England.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228136942#Place/great_britain_islamic_countries> ; # Great Britain--Islamic countries.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228136942#Topic/englisch> ; # Englisch
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/301.294201767/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/977053> ; # International relations
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> ; # Great Britain.
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "1937" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/73920599> ; # Samuel Claggett Chew
   schema:datePublished "1965" ;
   schema:description "I. TALES AND TALE BEARERS: Tidings and tales -- Readers of travel books -- Representative travellers -- A Victorian comparison -- II. THE CLASSICAL AND BIBLICAL PAST: Pilgrims on the way -- Passing through Greece; the beginnings of archaeology -- The Holy Land -- Northward into Syria; southward into Egypt -- Departing pilgrims -- The prestige of pilgrims -- III. THE PRESENT TERROR OF THE WORLD: The Ottoman peril -- The causes of Turkish greatness -- Lamentations; exhortations; triumphs -- A spectacle of extreme misery; refugees in England -- The iniquity of the Turk; Turk's heads; the crescent -- IV. THE GREAT TURK: Early Tudor trade with Turkey; the agreement of 1581 -- Topical significance of The Three Ladies of London -- English agents at the porte -- Gifts to the Sultan; Dallam and his organ -- Sir Thomas Sherley, Jr. a prisoner of the Turks -- The first Turkish envoy to England -- Allusions in the drama to Levantine trade; coffee -- Descriptions of Constantinople -- V. THE SOPHY AND THE SHI'A: Anthony Jenkinson in Persia -- Jenkinson's successors -- Newbery and Fitch; the beginnings of the East India Company -- Impressions of the Shi'a heresy -- Persia in the Elizabethan imagination -- VI A GREAT PLOTTER AND PROJECTOR IN MATTERS OF STATE: Sir Anthony Sherley's early life -- En route to Isfahan -- Turco-Persian relations; reflected in the drama -- Sir Anthony Sherley in Persia -- Sir Anthony Sherley emissary of the Shah -- English interest in the Sherleys -- Sir Anthony Sherley in Prague; and in Rome -- Sir Anthony Sherley and Wil Kemp; Twelfth Night; King Lear -- VII. THE GREATEST TRAVELLER IN HIS TIME: Master Anthony Sherley a hostage in Persia -- Sir Anthony Sherley ambassador of the Shah -- Henry Sherley the dramatist -- The return to Persia; the second mission to Europe -- The Persian tomb -- Sir Anthony Sherley: the last phase -- The fame of the Sherleys -- VIII. THE THRONE OF PIRACY: Pirates and renegades -- Captain Ward -- Sir Francis Verney -- Ward's later life -- Piracy in the reign of Charles I; Captain Nutt; action and inaction; treaties; a Moroccan enjoy in London; ransomed renegades -- Turning Turk; Christian captives; narratives of escapes -- The fourth work of mercy -- IX. THE PROPHET AND HIS BOOK: Mahomet in western legend: as a God; as a Devil -- Mahomet the heresiarch; Lydgate's narrative; legend of the forerunner; Sergius; Mahomet the imposter; legend of the dove -- Mahomet's place of burial; the suspended tomb -- Europeans in the holy cities of Arabia; Arabia in the Elizabethan imagination -- Diatribes against the Koran; against Mahomet's doctrines; the first English version of the Koran -- X. FESTIVITIES ALLA TURCHESCA DN ALLA MORESCA: Levantine revels at court -- Water fights -- Levantine motives in the Lord Mayor's shows -- XI. MOSLEMS ON THE LONDON STAGE: Tamburlaine and Bajazet; Scanderbeg -- Mahomet the conqueror -- Selim the Grim -- Solyman the magnificent -- Shah Abbas the Great -- The Moors in Spain; Blackamoors; Dom Sebastian; piracy -- Arabia -- Summary -- XII. EPILOGUE."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/228136942> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "The crescent and the rose; Islam and England during the Renaissance."@en ;
   schema:productID "398386" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/398386#PublicationEvent/new_york_octagon_books_1965_1937> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228136942#Agent/octagon_books> ; # Octagon Books
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/398386> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228136942#Event/geschichte_1453_1642> # Geschichte 1453-1642.
    a schema:Event ;
   schema:name "Geschichte 1453-1642." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228136942#Event/geschichte_1500_1640> # Geschichte 1500-1640.
    a schema:Event ;
   schema:name "Geschichte 1500-1640." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228136942#Place/great_britain_islamic_countries> # Great Britain--Islamic countries.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Great Britain--Islamic countries." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228136942#Place/islamic_countries_great_britain> # Islamic countries--Great Britain.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Islamic countries--Great Britain." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> # Great Britain.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Great Britain." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1244130> # Islamic countries.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Islamic countries." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/977053> # International relations
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "International relations"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/73920599> # Samuel Claggett Chew
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1888" ;
   schema:deathDate "1960" ;
   schema:familyName "Chew" ;
   schema:givenName "Samuel Claggett" ;
   schema:givenName "Samuel C." ;
   schema:name "Samuel Claggett Chew" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.