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Title Fear and loathing in the North : Jews and Muslims in medieval Scandinavia and the Baltic Region / edited by Cordelia Hess and Jonathan Adams
Published Berlin : De Gruyter, [2015]
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Contents Encounters and fantasies : Muslims, Jews and Christians in the North / Jonathan Adams and Cordelia Hess -- I. Contact -- Trading with Muslims and the Sámi in medieval Norway / Bjørn Bandlien -- The evidence for Islamic scientific works in medieval Iceland / Christian Etheridge -- Fire-worshipping magicians of the north : Muslim perceptions of Scandinavia and the Norsemen / Kay Peter Jankrift -- The encounter with Islam between doctrinal image and life writing : Ambrosius Zeebout's report of Joos van Ghistele's travels to the East, 1481-1485 / Stefan Schröder -- II. Settlement -- Jews and the Black Death in fourteenth-century Prussia : a search for traces / Cordelia Hess -- Jewish physicians in the Teutonic Order's Prussian state in the late Middle Ages / Michalina Duda -- The Muslim people of Desht-i Qipchaq in fifteenth-century Prussia / Krzysztof Kwiatkowski -- Karaite settlement in medieval Lithuania / Veronika Klimova -- III. Images and stereotypes: Scandinavia -- Christian hatred of the other : theological rhetoric vs. political reality / Yvonne Friedman -- The life of the Prophet Muhammad in East Norse / Jonathan Adams -- Kyn / Fólk / Þjóð / Ætt : proto-Racial thinking and its application to Jews in Old Norse literature / Richard Cole -- IV. Images and stereotypes: Baltic Region -- Missionary theatre on the Baltic frontier : negotiating the imagined Jew in the Riga Ludus Prophetarum / Sarit Cofman-Simhon -- Advocating, converting, and torturing : images of Jews (and Muslimized Pagans) in the Kalanti altarpiece / Elina Räsänen -- The Teutonic knights and their attitude about Muslims : Saracens in the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem and in the Baltic Region / Shlomo Lotan -- The image of the infidelis in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania : a comparison of the trends in the creation of anti-Jewish and anti-Muslim stereotypes / Jurgita Šiaučiunaitė-Verbickienė -- Infidel Turks and schismatic Russians in late medieval Livonia / Madis Maasing -- Index nominum -- Index locorum
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Jews -- Baltic Sea Region -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses
Jews -- Scandinavia -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses.
Muslims -- Baltic Sea Region -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses
Muslims -- Scandinavia -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses.
Baltic Sea Region -- Ethnic relations -- Congresses
Scandinavian and Nordic Countries -- Ethnic relations -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Adams, Jonathan, 1971 December 19- editor
Hess, Cordelia, editor
ISBN 311034646X (acid-free paper)
3110346478 (e-book)
9783110346466 (acid-free paper)
9783110346473 (e-book)
(acid-free paper)