The Resource The crescent and the rose; : Islam and England during the Renaissance

The crescent and the rose; : Islam and England during the Renaissance

Label
The crescent and the rose; : Islam and England during the Renaissance
Title
The crescent and the rose;
Title remainder
Islam and England during the Renaissance
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1888-1960
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Chew, Samuel C.
LC call number
DA47.9.L4
LC item number
C5 1965
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  • Great Britain
  • Islamic countries
  • Great Britain
  • Islamic countries
  • England
  • International relations
  • Englisch
  • Islam (Motiv)
  • Islam
  • Literatur
Label
The crescent and the rose; : Islam and England during the Renaissance
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliographical footnotes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. TALES AND TALE BEARERS: Tidings and tales -- Readers of travel books -- Representative travellers -- A Victorian comparison -- II. THE CLASSICAL AND BIBLICAL PAST: Pilgrims on the way -- Passing through Greece; the beginnings of archaeology -- The Holy Land -- Northward into Syria; southward into Egypt -- Departing pilgrims -- The prestige of pilgrims -- III. THE PRESENT TERROR OF THE WORLD: The Ottoman peril -- The causes of Turkish greatness -- Lamentations; exhortations; triumphs -- A spectacle of extreme misery; refugees in England -- The iniquity of the Turk; Turk's heads; the crescent -- IV. THE GREAT TURK: Early Tudor trade with Turkey; the agreement of 1581 -- Topical significance of The Three Ladies of London -- English agents at the porte -- Gifts to the Sultan; Dallam and his organ -- Sir Thomas Sherley, Jr. a prisoner of the Turks -- The first Turkish envoy to England -- Allusions in the drama to Levantine trade; coffee -- Descriptions of Constantinople -- V. THE SOPHY AND THE SHI'A: Anthony Jenkinson in Persia -- Jenkinson's successors -- Newbery and Fitch; the beginnings of the East India Company -- Impressions of the Shi'a heresy -- Persia in the Elizabethan imagination -- VI A GREAT PLOTTER AND PROJECTOR IN MATTERS OF STATE: Sir Anthony Sherley's early life -- En route to Isfahan -- Turco-Persian relations; reflected in the drama -- Sir Anthony Sherley in Persia -- Sir Anthony Sherley emissary of the Shah -- English interest in the Sherleys -- Sir Anthony Sherley in Prague; and in Rome -- Sir Anthony Sherley and Wil Kemp; Twelfth Night; King Lear -- VII. THE GREATEST TRAVELLER IN HIS TIME: Master Anthony Sherley a hostage in Persia -- Sir Anthony Sherley ambassador of the Shah -- Henry Sherley the dramatist -- The return to Persia; the second mission to Europe -- The Persian tomb -- Sir Anthony Sherley: the last phase -- The fame of the Sherleys -- VIII. THE THRONE OF PIRACY: Pirates and renegades -- Captain Ward -- Sir Francis Verney -- Ward's later life -- Piracy in the reign of Charles I; Captain Nutt; action and inaction; treaties; a Moroccan enjoy in London; ransomed renegades -- Turning Turk; Christian captives; narratives of escapes -- The fourth work of mercy -- IX. THE PROPHET AND HIS BOOK: Mahomet in western legend: as a God; as a Devil -- Mahomet the heresiarch; Lydgate's narrative; legend of the forerunner; Sergius; Mahomet the imposter; legend of the dove -- Mahomet's place of burial; the suspended tomb -- Europeans in the holy cities of Arabia; Arabia in the Elizabethan imagination -- Diatribes against the Koran; against Mahomet's doctrines; the first English version of the Koran -- X. FESTIVITIES ALLA TURCHESCA DN ALLA MORESCA: Levantine revels at court -- Water fights -- Levantine motives in the Lord Mayor's shows -- XI. MOSLEMS ON THE LONDON STAGE: Tamburlaine and Bajazet; Scanderbeg -- Mahomet the conqueror -- Selim the Grim -- Solyman the magnificent -- Shah Abbas the Great -- The Moors in Spain; Blackamoors; Dom Sebastian; piracy -- Arabia -- Summary -- XII. EPILOGUE
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 583 pages
Lccn
65025888
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00398386
  • (OCoLC)ocm00398386
Label
The crescent and the rose; : Islam and England during the Renaissance
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliographical footnotes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. TALES AND TALE BEARERS: Tidings and tales -- Readers of travel books -- Representative travellers -- A Victorian comparison -- II. THE CLASSICAL AND BIBLICAL PAST: Pilgrims on the way -- Passing through Greece; the beginnings of archaeology -- The Holy Land -- Northward into Syria; southward into Egypt -- Departing pilgrims -- The prestige of pilgrims -- III. THE PRESENT TERROR OF THE WORLD: The Ottoman peril -- The causes of Turkish greatness -- Lamentations; exhortations; triumphs -- A spectacle of extreme misery; refugees in England -- The iniquity of the Turk; Turk's heads; the crescent -- IV. THE GREAT TURK: Early Tudor trade with Turkey; the agreement of 1581 -- Topical significance of The Three Ladies of London -- English agents at the porte -- Gifts to the Sultan; Dallam and his organ -- Sir Thomas Sherley, Jr. a prisoner of the Turks -- The first Turkish envoy to England -- Allusions in the drama to Levantine trade; coffee -- Descriptions of Constantinople -- V. THE SOPHY AND THE SHI'A: Anthony Jenkinson in Persia -- Jenkinson's successors -- Newbery and Fitch; the beginnings of the East India Company -- Impressions of the Shi'a heresy -- Persia in the Elizabethan imagination -- VI A GREAT PLOTTER AND PROJECTOR IN MATTERS OF STATE: Sir Anthony Sherley's early life -- En route to Isfahan -- Turco-Persian relations; reflected in the drama -- Sir Anthony Sherley in Persia -- Sir Anthony Sherley emissary of the Shah -- English interest in the Sherleys -- Sir Anthony Sherley in Prague; and in Rome -- Sir Anthony Sherley and Wil Kemp; Twelfth Night; King Lear -- VII. THE GREATEST TRAVELLER IN HIS TIME: Master Anthony Sherley a hostage in Persia -- Sir Anthony Sherley ambassador of the Shah -- Henry Sherley the dramatist -- The return to Persia; the second mission to Europe -- The Persian tomb -- Sir Anthony Sherley: the last phase -- The fame of the Sherleys -- VIII. THE THRONE OF PIRACY: Pirates and renegades -- Captain Ward -- Sir Francis Verney -- Ward's later life -- Piracy in the reign of Charles I; Captain Nutt; action and inaction; treaties; a Moroccan enjoy in London; ransomed renegades -- Turning Turk; Christian captives; narratives of escapes -- The fourth work of mercy -- IX. THE PROPHET AND HIS BOOK: Mahomet in western legend: as a God; as a Devil -- Mahomet the heresiarch; Lydgate's narrative; legend of the forerunner; Sergius; Mahomet the imposter; legend of the dove -- Mahomet's place of burial; the suspended tomb -- Europeans in the holy cities of Arabia; Arabia in the Elizabethan imagination -- Diatribes against the Koran; against Mahomet's doctrines; the first English version of the Koran -- X. FESTIVITIES ALLA TURCHESCA DN ALLA MORESCA: Levantine revels at court -- Water fights -- Levantine motives in the Lord Mayor's shows -- XI. MOSLEMS ON THE LONDON STAGE: Tamburlaine and Bajazet; Scanderbeg -- Mahomet the conqueror -- Selim the Grim -- Solyman the magnificent -- Shah Abbas the Great -- The Moors in Spain; Blackamoors; Dom Sebastian; piracy -- Arabia -- Summary -- XII. EPILOGUE
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 583 pages
Lccn
65025888
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00398386
  • (OCoLC)ocm00398386

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