The Byzantine Turks, 1204-1461

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Full title: The Byzantine Turks, 1204-1461 / by Rustam Shukurov.
Main author: Shukurov, R. (Author)
Format: Book           

Summary: In 'The Byzantine Turks, 1204–1461' Rustam Shukurov offers an account of the Turkic minority in Late Byzantium including the Nicaean, Palaiologan, and Grand Komnenian empires. The demography of the Byzantine Turks and the legal and cultural aspects of their entrance into Greek society are discussed in detail. Greek and Turkish bilingualism of Byzantine Turks and Tourkophonia among Greeks were distinctive features of Byzantine society of the time. Basing his arguments upon linguistic, social, and cultural evidence found in a wide range of Greek, Latin, and Oriental sources, Rustam Shukurov convincingly demonstrates how Oriental influences on Byzantine life led to crucial transformations in Byzantine mentality, culture, and political life. The study is supplemented with an etymological lexicon of Oriental names and words in Byzantine Greek.
Language: English
Published: Leiden : Brill, 2016.
Classmark: QT949.504 /521152
Series: The Medieval Mediterranean ; 105.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN: 9789004305120 (hardback : alk. paper)
9004305122 (hardback : alk. paper)