Sons of Ishmael : Muslims through European eyes in the Middle Ages (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Sons of Ishmael : Muslims through European eyes in the Middle Ages

Author: John Victor Tolan
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"John V. Tolan is one of the world's foremost scholars in the field of early Christian/Muslim interactions. In ten essays, he explores "Sons of Ishmael," the epithet many Christian writers of the Middle Ages gave to Muslims, Sons of Ishmael focuses on the history of conflict and convergence between Latin Christendom and the Arab Muslim world during this period."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Controversial literature
Ouvrages de controverse
Historia
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tolan, John Victor, 1959-
Sons of Ishmael.
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2008
(OCoLC)593231675
Online version:
Tolan, John Victor, 1959-
Sons of Ishmael.
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2008
(OCoLC)608798192
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Victor Tolan
ISBN: 9780813032221 0813032229
OCLC Number: 175056411
Description: xvii, 231 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Antihagiography: Embrico of Mainz's Vita Mahumeti --
A mangled corpse: the polemical dismemberment of Muhammad --
Rhetoric, polemics, and the art of hostile biography: portraying Muhammad in thirteenth-century Christian Spain --
Peter the Venerable on the "diabolical heresy of the Saracens" --
The dream of conversion: baptizing pagan kings in the crusade epics --
Mirror of chivalry: Saladin in the medieval European imagination --
Veneratio Sarracenorum: shared devotion among Muslims and Christians, according to Burchard of Strasbourg, envoy from Frederic Barbarossa to Saladin (c. 1175) --
Saracen philosophers secretly deride Islam --
Walls of hatred and contempt: the anti-Muslim polemics of Pedro Pascual --
A dreadful racket: the clanging of bells and the yowling of muezzins in Iberian interconfessional polemics.
Responsibility: John V. Tolan.
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