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Catholics and Sultans: The Church and the Ottoman Empire 1453-1923

Charles A. Frazee Cambridge University Press, Jun 22, 2006 - History - 400 pages 0 Reviews This book surveys the relations between Catholics outside and inside the Ottoman Empire from 1453 to 1923. After the fall of Constantinople the only large Latin Catholic group to be incorporated into the sultan's domain were the Genoese who lived in Galata, across the Golden Horn from the Byzantine capital. Over the next few decades Turkish armies pushed into the Balkans, overrunning the Catholic population of Albania, Bosnia and Hungary. In the Orient, the sixteenth century saw the Maronites of Lebanon, the Latins of Palestine and most of the Greek islands, which once held Latin Catholic communities, come under Turkish rule. Papal response to the loss of these communities was initially a call to the crusade, but response from West European monarchs was disappointing. Their concerns were closer to home. French interest, however, lay in an alliance with the Turks against the Habsburgs. As a bonus, the Catholics of the Ottoman world received a protector at the Porte in the person of the French ambassador. The book traces the subsequent history of the Latin Catholics and each of the Eastern Catholic churches in the Ottoman Empire until its dissolution in 1923. Preview this book »

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Ottoman gains and the Catholic response 5 The Ottoman attack upon Catholics in the Balkans 31 The Catholics of Armenia and Syria come under 46 The Ottoman advance into Palestine and Egypt 59 The growth of French influence in Istanbul 67 The missions come under the Congregation for 88 The Balkans and Greece 117 The Orient and the Latin missions 127 The Near Eastern churches 190 Palestine and Egypt 214 The Catholics of Istanbul from the nineteenth 223 The Balkan churches 239 The Armenian Catholic community 256 The Maronites after the reign of Mahmut II 275 Syrian Catholics and the Chaldean church 293 Conclusion 312

MorePalestine Egypt and North Africa 145 1o The eighteenth century in Istanbul 153 The Balkans after the Peace of Karlowitz 167 The Catholic Armenians 178 Bibliography 345 Index 377 Copyright


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Title Catholics and Sultans: The Church and the Ottoman Empire 1453-1923 Author Charles A. Frazee Edition reprint Publisher Cambridge University Press, 2006 ISBN 0521027004, 9780521027007 Length 400 pages Subjects History  › Middle East  › General

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