By Kate Fleet
Through the use of untapped Latin and Turkish assets, and targeting the buying and selling partnership among the Genoese and the Turks, Kate Fleet demonstrates how this interplay contributed to the commercial improvement of the early Ottoman country and to Ottoman territorial growth. the place earlier literature has emphasised the army prowess of the early Ottomans and their position as "the infidel," this ebook considers their fiscal aspirations and their integration into the economic system of the Mediterranean basin. This readable, authoritative examine illuminates an vague interval in early Ottoman historical past.
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Europe Commerce Islamic countries. Series. 1 Imported Cloth Prices 154 Page ix Acknowledgements I owe a deep debt of gratitude to Miss Julian Chrysostomides, who has guided my research with a meticulous rigour and constant support for which I shall always be grateful. Not only did she train me in palaeography and teach me the methods necessary for research, but she showed me what true scholarship should be. I should like to thank Dr David Morgan and Dr Colin Imber, Dr Margaret Bainbridge, Dr Simonetta Calderini, Dr Delia Cortese, Dr Bülent Gökay, Dr Asli Göksel, Dr Colin Heywood, Dr Uygur Kocabasoglu * and Dr Catherine Otten.
Zachariadou, Trade and Crusade, p. 17 says, referring to ibn Battuta, that this tribute was probably new as it was unlikely that Saruhan could have extracted it when Zaccaria was established on Chios. 8, ASG, Nota; Ignoti, XVIII. 14 refers to an agreement made between Saruhan and Leone Kalothetos, lord of Old Phokaea. See Kate Fleet, 'The treaty of 1387 between Murad I and the Genoese', BSOAS 56 (1993), 212. 26 Zachariadou, Trade and Crusade, p. 58. 27 A. s. 5 (1958), 205. 20, ASG, San Giorgio, Manoscritti Membranacei IV, fo.
Bekker, CSHB (Bonn, 1843), pp. 1623; Dukas, Ducae Historia Turcobyzantina (13411462), ed. B. Grecu (Bucharest, 1958), p. 207, ll. 247; Dukas, Decline and Fall of Byzantium to the Ottoman Turks, ed. and trans. H. J. Magoulias (Detroit, 1975), p. 149. Tribute was also being paid to Saruhan in the 1330s: ibn Battuta, Voyages d'ibn Batoutah, ed. and trans. C. Defremery and B. R. Sanguinetti (Paris, 1854), vol. II, p. 314. Zachariadou, Trade and Crusade, p. 17 says, referring to ibn Battuta, that this tribute was probably new as it was unlikely that Saruhan could have extracted it when Zaccaria was established on Chios.