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Turkish myth and Muslim symbol : the battle of Manzikert

Author: Carole Hillenbrand
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book aims to make a contribution to historical scholarship on Turkey by focusing on its key foundational myth, the battle of Manzikert in 1071.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Hillenbrand
ISBN: 9780748625727 0748625720 9780748625734 0748625739
OCLC Number: 890612516
Description: 288 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: List of Illustrations; Comment on Transliteration; Part 1: Medieval Muslim interpretations of the battle; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: The twelfth -century sources for the battle of Manzikert; Chapter 3: The thirteenth-century sources for the battle of Manzikert; Chapter 4: The fourteenth-century sources for the battle of Manzikert; Chapter 5: Writing the battle; Part 2: The legacy of the battle; Chapter 6: The Islamic legacy of Manzikert - the ongoing Muslim-Christian confrontation; Chapter 7: The heritage of Manzikert: the myth of national identity; Appendix; Bibliography.
Responsibility: Carole Hillenbrand.

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