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Author Baer, Marc David, 1970-

Title Honored by the glory of Islam : conversion and conquest in Ottoman Europe / Marc David Baer
Published New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xii, 332 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction: conversion of self, others, and sacred space -- Inauspicious enthronement -- A decade of crisis -- Enjoying good and forbidding wrong -- Islamizing Istanbul -- Conversion to piety, Mehmed iv and preacher Vani Mehmed Efendi -- Converting the Jewish prophet and Jewish physicians -- Conversion and conquest: Ghazi Mehmed iv and Candia -- Conversion and conquest: ghaza in Central and Eastern Europe -- Hunting for converts -- The failed final jihad -- Mehmed's life and legacy, from ghazi to hunter -- Conclusion: Islamic rulers and the process of conversion -- Postscript: silences and traces of the past
Summary Marc David Baer offers a new theoretical understanding of religious conversion grounded in a significant historical example - the reign of the sultan Mehmed IV (1648-87)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Mehmed IV, Sultan of the Turks, 1642-1693.
Mehmed IV, Sultan of the Turks, 1642-1693.
Muslim converts from Christianity -- Europe -- History
Muslim converts from Christianity.
Turkey -- History -- Mehmed IV, 1648-1687.
Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0195331753