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Author: Kees Versteegh

loanwords. Bosnia is a different matter. 51 For the numerous Muslim converts in this region interaction with speakers of Turkish came more natural than in other regions because, as Muslims, Bosnians were more likely to have frequent contacts with speakers of Turkish in daily life. From the beginning

In: Eurasian Studies

have been this situation of crisis and threat that motivated the creation of Köprülü 01589, as a way to conserve the city’s cultural resources in duplicate, and this situation could also explain why the manuscript left Shiraz early in its existence (on which, see below). 8 The manuscript is deserving

In: Eurasian Studies

martyrs from the period 1155–1843, collected by H. Acharyan and H. Manandyan were published in Eĵmiačin in 1903 under the title New Armenian Martyrs ( Hayoc‘ nor vkanerэ ). 8 Alongside the higher style of rhetorical Life composed in medieval Armenia, a more popularizing sub-genre emerged, aiming to

In: New Approaches to Ilkhanid History

merchant. Throughout Moll Flanders (1722), his heroine lacks a fixed identity: she enters life in mainstream Protestant England after an infancy with transient gypsies, takes on multiple identities as a maid, pickpocket, cross-dressed housebreaker, prisoner, and respected colo- nist. Colonel Jack (1722

In: Sway of the Ottoman Empire on English Identity in the Long Eighteenth Century
Author: Yury Karev

sufficient direct information on the nomadic way of life in the Qarakhanid territories. In other words, we do not have a complete and detailed description of seasonal movements, or of the division of the occupied territories between different nomadic groups and their livestock. Nor do we have a coherent

In: Turko-Mongol Rulers, Cities and City Life

sedentary life of those whom they conquered and made the reten- tion of their own nomadic forms of living a point of policy and of pride”. 4 Andrews 1999, 1: 698. 5 Andrews (1999, 1: 556-7) mentions the Saljuqs once, en passant, in his section on Mongol princely tentage, but in a rather anecdotal and (just

In: Turko-Mongol Rulers, Cities and City Life

). Resilient Life. The Art of Living Dangerously . Cambridge and Malden. Ferrarese, E. (2018). The use of bodies. Agamben’s idea of a non-capitalist form of life. Journal for Cultural Research , 22 (2), 126–136. https://doi.org/10.1080/14797585.2018.1461349 Fishel, S., & Wilcox, L. (2017). Politics

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In: Popular Biopolitics and Populism at Europe’s Eastern Margins

(Beausoleil, 2014, pp. 111–133). This makes biopolitics itself an object of creative art and a visualized and communicative practice of debating the vulnerability and the finitude of “bare life.” For example, the Estonian artist Flo Kasearu in an art project named “Biopolitics” “examined discussions in

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In: Popular Biopolitics and Populism at Europe’s Eastern Margins

Islamic and Christian, had reached a level of civilization which was badly tolerated by a regime marked by a rude kind of “puritanism” when it came to civil and religious life. The Almoravids actually imposed the Malikite version of Islam on the populations. This was an ascetic, puritanical

In: The Heavens and the Earth: Graeco-Roman, Ancient Chinese, and Mediaeval Islamic Images of the World

-hearted man was more concerned with living a good life in the present than dwelling on the past in bitterness. Because it was his experiences that made him who he was—hon- orable, compassionate, and forgiving—Ramadan had nothing to regret. The life stories of exiles like Ramadan are not only an engaging

In: Identity, Nationalism, and Cultural Heritage under Siege