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By N. Housley

This selection of essays through eu and American students addresses the altering nature and attraction of crusading through the interval which prolonged from the conflict of Nicopolis in 1396 to the conflict of Mohács in 1526. participants specialise in key points of the topic. One is advancements within the crusading message and the language within which it was once framed. those have been led to in part via the looks of recent enemies, notably the Ottoman Turks, and in part through transferring non secular values and cutting edge currents of idea inside of Catholic Europe. the opposite point is the big variety of responses which the papacy's repeated calls to holy battle encountered in a Christian neighborhood which used to be more and more heterogeneous in personality. This assortment represents a considerable contribution to the learn of the Later Crusades and of Renaissance Europe.

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