By Albert S. Lindemann

ISBN-10: 1405121874

ISBN-13: 9781405121873

"A background of contemporary Europe" surveys eu historical past from the defeat of Napoleon to the twenty-first century, featuring significant old subject matters in an authoritative and compelling narrative. Concise, readable unmarried quantity masking Europe from the early 19th century during the early twenty-first century full of life interpretation of occasions displays a clean, concise point of view on ecu background transparent and thought-provoking remedy of significant old topics vigorous narrative displays complexity of recent ecu background, yet continues to be obtainable to these unexpected with the sector.

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In addition, this competition for economic control also involved competition between the Church and the lay elites. The most visible and powerful Greek in this period was Michael Kantakouzenos. The impact of Kantakouzenos and others like him influenced the way in which the Church conducted its business within the Greek community and with the Ottoman state. This chapter also considers how “corruption” and “scandal” became a part of the working vocabulary of the Greek community describing the sixteenth-century Church.

8 Historia Patriarchica, ed. Bekker, 83–84. The irony of this position is that even in Byzantine times, there were many occasions when the Emperor totally disregarded the Patriarch and denied him the opportunity to be received. For instance, Patriarch Athanasios recounts his frustrations in attempting to arrange an Imperial audience with the Emperor. He complains of having gone to the Chora Monastery (before it was restored by Metochites) in order to be close to the imperial palace. Access to the emperor was not always easy, even for the Ecumenical Patriarch in Constantinople, Alice-Mary Talbot, ed.

Even as his eyes were on the sultan, he would have been paying attention to the fate of the surviving Byzantine nobility. 10 Historia Patriarchica, ed. Bekker, 83–93. For the confession of faith see also Tibor Halasi-Kun, “Gennadios’ Turkish Confession of Faith,” Archivum Ottomanicum 12 (1992, 1987): 5–103. For Benjamin Braude’s assessment of the political agenda of the chronicles see, Braude, “Foundation Myths,” 76–77. 11 Historia Patriarchica, ed. Bekker, 94. D. Dissertation, Princeton University, 2005).

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