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Christian Martyrs under IslamReligious Violence and the Making of the Muslim World

Christian Martyrs under Islam: Religious Violence and the Making of the Muslim World

Christian C. Sahner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691179100
eISBN:
9780691184180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179100.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

How did the medieval Middle East transform from a majority-Christian world to a majority-Muslim world, and what role did violence play in this process? This book explains how Christians across the ... More

The Making of the Medieval Middle East

The Making of the Medieval Middle East

Jack Tannous

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179094
eISBN:
9780691184166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179094.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In the second half of the first millennium CE, the Christian Middle East fractured irreparably into competing churches and Arabs conquered the region, setting in motion a process that would lead to ... More

The Many Deaths of Jew SüssThe Notorious Trial and Execution of an Eighteenth-Century Court Jew

The Many Deaths of Jew Süss: The Notorious Trial and Execution of an Eighteenth-Century Court Jew

Yair Mintzker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691172323
eISBN:
9781400887804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172323.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Joseph Süss Oppenheimer—“Jew Süss”—is one of the most iconic figures in the history of anti-Semitism. In 1733, Oppenheimer became the “court Jew” of Carl Alexander, the duke of the small German state ... More

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