East and West in the Crusader States: Context, Contacts, Confrontations : Acta of the Congress Held at Hernen Castle in September 2000

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Krijna Nelly Ciggaar, Hgb Teule, Herman G. B. Teule, Adelbert Davids
Peeters Publishers, 2003 - History - 296 pages
This is the third volume of the acta of a series of symposia held in Hernen Castle (Netherlands). Two earlier volumes were published under the same title East and West in the Crusader States: Context - Contacts - Confrontations (I and II, Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 78 and 92). Cultural, social and religious contacts took place in the multi-ethnic society in Outremer. The various articles deal with religious and cultural encounters in the Crusader States where Byzantines, Syrian Orthodox, Georgians, Muslims, the Military Orders and many others met almost daily. Ethnographic attitudes, money changing hands, pilgrims' accommodation, icons and other forms of religious art are discussed here. Confrontation took place when new expeditions were organised (Alexandrian Crusade). The history of the Latin States is discussed in the context of Byzantine and Western sources. The first English translation of Constantine Manasses' Hodoiporikon is published in this volume.
 

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Contents

Krijnie Ciggaar The Abbey of Premontre Royal Contacts
21
Dorothea Weltecke Contacts between Syriac Orthodox and Latin
53
Mane Erna Shirinian The Letter of Love and Concord between
79
Herman Teule Saint Louis and the East Syrians the Dream of
101
Jo Van Steenbergen The Alexandrian Crusade 1365 and
123
Einige
139
WJ Aerts A Byzantine Traveller to one of the Crusader States
165
DM Metcalf East Meets West and Money Changes Hands
223
Zuzana Skalova The Icon of the Virgin Galaktotrophousa in
235
Mounted Saints in Middle Eastern
265
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