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Jonathan Harris is Reader in Byzantine History at the Department of History, Royal Holloway, University of London.
Catherine Holmes is Fellow and Praelector in Medieval History at University College, Oxford.
Eugenia Russell is Visiting Lecturer at Royal Holloway, University of London.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements List of contributors Note about transliteration Abbreviations List of illustrations and maps Introduction Catherine Holmes 1. 'Shared Worlds': Religious Identities - A Question of Evidence, Catherine Holmes 2. Imperial Constantinople: Relics, Palaiologan Emperors and the Resilience of the Exemplary Centre, Jonathan Shepard 3. The Eastern Mediterranean in the Later Middle Ages - An Island World?, David Jacoby 4. Constantinople as City State, c. 1360-1453, Jonathan Harris 5. Transposed Images: Currencies and Legitimacy in the Late Medieval Eastern Mediterranean, Eurydice Georganteli 6. Conquest Legitimised: The Making of a Byzantine Emperor in Crusader Constantinople (1204-1261), Teresa SHawcross 7. Conquest and Political Legitimation in the Early Ottoman Empire, Dimitris Kastritsis 8. Byzantine Authority and Latin Rule in the Gattilusio Lordships, Christopher Wright 9. 'New Wine in Old Skins': Crusading Literature and Crusading in the Eastern Mediterranean in the Later Middle Ages, Christopher Tyerman 10. Aragon versus Turkey - Tirant lo Blanc and the Conquerer: Iberia, the Crusade and Late Medieval Chivalry, David Abulafia 11. Palestine in Late Medieval Islamic Spirituality and Culture, Robert Irwin 12. Turks, Mamluks and Latin Merchants: Commerce, Conflictand Co-operation in the Eastern Mediterranean, Kate Fleet 13. Byzantium and the West in the 1360s: the Kydones Version, Judith Ryder Index