Paul Halsall

Introduction to the Medieval World

Class 14: Byzantium and Islam Before the Crusades

Assigned Reading:

I.      Introduction

II.     Byzantium 867-1071

        A.      Iconoclasm
        B.      The Macedonian Renovatio
        C.      11th century Collapse
        D.      The Komnenoi
II.     Islam
        A.      Abbasid Break up, 
        B.      Iran
        C.      Tahirids
        D.      Fatamids
III.    The Arrival of the Turks
        A.      Seljuqs
        B.      Mantzikert
        C.      Seljuq collapse in 1092.

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