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Nowhere To Run To, Nowhere To Hide? Society, State, and Epidemic Diseases in the Early Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Balkans

Plague and Contagion in the Islamic Mediterranean : New Histories of Disease in Ottoman Society

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...IN THE EARLY part of the eighteenth century, a Hungarian military commander in the service of the Ottoman army recounted in his memoirs the following story he heard while over­nighting in the Ottoman town of Karasu (Cherna Voda...

Expansion and Radiance, 867–1056

A Short History of the Byzantine Empire

I.B. Tauris, 2015

Book chapter

...Basil I became the founder of the Macedonian dynasty, one of the most long-lasting ruling houses in Byzantine history and ushered in an era of military expansion, economic boom and a cultural revival. For many this represented the apogee...

Spiritual Life

Nomads and Natives beyond the Danube and the Black Sea: 700–900 CE

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Religious Beliefs The last quarter of the first millennium and the beginning of the second millennium are characterized by a confrontation between pagan beliefs and Christianity...

Economy

Nomads and Natives beyond the Danube and the Black Sea: 700–900 CE

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT and humans’ daily needs drove the inhabitants of the Carpathian-Danubian regions to practice certain economic activities during the early Middle Ages. The demonstrated demographic growth in the regions to the north...

Habitation

Nomads and Natives beyond the Danube and the Black Sea: 700–900 CE

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...AS A RESULT of field surveys and (rescue or systematic) archaeological excavations, a rich and diverse array of archaeological material regarding the populations to the north of the Lower Danube in the eighth–ninth centuries have been...

Sources

Nomads and Natives beyond the Danube and the Black Sea: 700–900 CE

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...THE BASIC PROBLEM addressed in this chapter will be a critical analysis of the research sources and the historiography of the research problem. Studying the historical sources and the extant historiography will allow us to determine both...

Response to crisis

Byzantium and the Crusades

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...The encounter between the Byzantine empire and the crusades had its origins in the middle of the eleventh century when, after a period of 150 years during which they had been on the offensive against their external enemies, the Byzantines...

Introduction

Nomads and Natives beyond the Danube and the Black Sea: 700–900 CE

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...THE EARLY MIDDLE Ages are of special importance for European history, as this period marks the genesis of many peoples, of state formation, and of the affirmation of feudal relations. This work spans almost two centuries, from the end...

Society

Nomads and Natives beyond the Danube and the Black Sea: 700–900 CE

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Archaeological Cultures In the absence of written sources, archaeological discoveries have become the main source for reconstructions of the history, culture, and ethnicity of early...