Sea of Faith: Islam and Christianity in the Medieval Mediterranean World

Etukansi
Profile Books, 2007 - 411 sivua
The medieval Mediterranean was a sea of two faiths - Christianity and Islam. Though bitter rivals, they shared a common history and, in this book, Stephen O'Shea tells a riveting story which stretches from Syria and Israel to France and Morocco.

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Käyttäjän arvio  - MaowangVater - LibraryThing

This is a very well written military history of the medieval Mediterranean. O’Shea gives a detailed description of ten key battles spanning nine centuries and an insightful cultural history of the ... Lue koko arvostelu

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Käyttäjän arvio  - jerry-book - LibraryThing

Excellent depiction of the battle between Islam and Christianity in the Middle Ages. The author shows how Isam lost Spain and how the Byzantines lost Constantinople. The fierce battle over Malta at the end of the period was a fitting climax. Lue koko arvostelu

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Tietoja kirjoittajasta (2007)

Stephen O'Shea, for many years a journalist in Paris and New York, contributed to a wide variety of publications on the arts and translated French feature films. The Friar of Carcassonne is his third book of medieval history. He currently lives with his two daughters in Providence, Rhode Island. stephenosheaonline.com

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