Visions of deliverance : Moriscos and the politics of prophecy in the early modern Mediterranean / Mayte Green-Mercado.

Author
Green-Mercado, Mayte [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Ithaca, [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2019.
  • ©2019
Description
1 online resource (xi, 310 pages)

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Summary note
"Visions of Deliverance traces the circulation of Muslim and crypto-Muslim apocalyptic texts known as joferes through formal and informal networks of merchants, Sufis, and other channels of diffusion among Muslims and Christians across the Mediterranean from Constantinople and Venice to Morisco towns in eastern Spain"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Source of description
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 02, 2020).
Contents
Christian visionary or Muslim prophet? Re-creating identities in late Spanish Islam -- The return of Muslim Granada : prophecy and martyrdom in the Alpujarras Revolt (1568-1570) -- Ottoman Rome : apocalyptic prophecies in the Mediterranean (1570-1580) -- The grand Morisco conspiracy : prophecy and rebellion plots in Valencia and Aragon (1570-1582) -- Prophetic fabrications of a Morisco informant : Gil Pérez and Moriscos of Valencia -- Prophecy as diplomacy : the Moriscos and Henry IV of France.
ISBN
  • 9781501741470 (electronic book)
  • 1501741470 (electronic book)
  • 9781501741487 (electronic book)
  • 1501741489 (electronic book)
  • (hardcover)
LCCN
2019981118
OCLC
1104916525
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