Islam and Protestantism
Protestantism and Islam entered into contact during the 16th century, at a time when Protestant movements in northern Europe coincided with the expansion of the Ottoman Empire in southern Europe. As b...
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Study: Christianity The Most Persecuted Religion In The World In 2016
Director Of Studies Of New Religions Reports That 90000 Christians Were Killed This Year Making Christianity The Most Persecuted Religion In The World.
Angela Merkel Calls For Widespread Ban On ‘Full Veil’ Islamic Coverings
The proposal comes amid political battles over migrants and assimilation. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who last year opened the door to nearly 1 million mostly Muslim migrants, staked out a tough ...
Turco-Calvinism
Turco-Calvinism refers to the alliance or rapprochement between the Protestant Reformation and the Ottoman Empire during the 16th century.This rapprochement occurred at the expense of Catholic Habsbur...
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Morisco
Moriscos ([moˈɾiskos], [muˈɾiskus], [moˈɾiskos]; Portuguese: mouriscos [mo(w)ˈɾiʃkuʃ], [mo(w)ˈɾiskus]; meaning "Moorish") were former Muslims who were forced to convert to Christianity rather tha...
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Anglo-Moroccan alliance
The Anglo-Moroccan alliance was established at the end of the 16th century and the early 17th century between the kingdoms of England and Morocco. Commercial agreements had been reached by Queen Eliza...
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Anglo-Turkish piracy
Anglo-Turkish piracy or the Anglo-Barbary piracy refers to the collaboration between Barbary pirates and English pirates against Catholic shipping during the 17th century.
The Protestants and the ...
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Ottoman Hungary
Ottoman Hungary was the territory in modern Hungary which was ruled by the Ottoman Empire from 1541 to 1699. Ottoman rule covered mostly the central and southern territories of the former medieval Kin...
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Iconoclasm
Iconoclasm is the destruction of religious icons and other images or monuments for religious or political motives. In time, the word, usually in the adjectival form, has also come to refer to aggress...
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Islamic influences on Christian art
Islamic influences on Western art refers to the influence of Islamic art, the artistic production in the Islamic world from the 8th to the 19th century, on Christian art. During this period, the front...
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Islamic fundamentalism
Islamic fundamentalism (Arabic: usul‎, the "fundamentals") is a description used in relation to Islamic ideology.Definitions of Islamic fundamentalism vary. It is deemed problematic by those...
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Byzantine Iconoclasm
Byzantine Iconoclasm (Greek: Εἰκονομαχία, Eikonomachía) refers to two periods in the history of the Byzantine Empire when the use of religious images or icons was opposed by religious and imperial...
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Pseudo-Kufic
Pseudo-Kufic, or Kufesque, also sometimes Pseudo-Arabic, refers to imitations of the Arabic Kufic script, or sometimes Arabic cursive script, made in a non-Arabic context, during the Middle Ages or th...
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Mudéjar
Mudéjar ([muˈðexar, muˈðehar], [muˈðɛʒaɾ], Catalan: Mudèjar [muˈðɛʒər], Arabic: مدجن‎ trans. Mudajjan, "tamed ") is the name given to individual Moors or Muslims of Al-Andalus who remain...
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Ottoman-Hungarian Wars
The Ottoman–Hungarian Wars were a series of battles between the Ottoman Empire and the medieval Kingdom of Hungary. Following the Byzantine Civil War, the Ottoman capture of Gallipoli and the decisive...
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Jihadism
Jihadism (jihadist movement, jihadi movement and variants) is used to refer to contemporary armed jihad in Islamic fundamentalism. The term "jihadism" was coined in the 2000s and mostly used to cover...
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State and Religion (Ottoman Empire)
Under the Ottoman Empire, Christians and Jews were, in principle, tolerated, but polytheists were not, in accordance with Sharia law. In practice, the degree of tolerance varied by time and place.Ort...
Varat Eyalet
Varat Eyalet (also known as Pashaluk of Varat or Province of Varat; Ottoman Turkish: ایالت وارد; Eyālet-i Vārad) was an administrative unit of the Ottoman Empire formed in 1660. Varat Eyalet borde...
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Beeldenstorm
Beeldenstorm in Dutch, roughly translatable to "statue storm", or Bildersturm in German ("image/statue storm"), also the Iconoclastic Fury, is a term used for outbreaks of destruction of religious ima...
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Genetic history of the Iberian Peninsula
The ancestry of modern Iberians (Spanish and Portuguese) is consistent with the geographical situation of the Iberian Peninsula in the south-west corner of Europe. There is a strong prehistoric connec...
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Kanije Eyalet
The Kanije Eyalet (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت كانیژه; Eyālet-i Kānīžê; Modern Turkish: Kanije Eyaleti; Hungarian: Kanizsai ejálet; Croatian: Kaniški ejalet) was an administrative unit of t...
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Zigetvar Eyalet
Among the many Ottoman provinces (eyalets or vilayets) that were created during the centuries-long history of the Ottoman Empire, some existed for relatively short amounts of time, either because they...
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Sharia
To Arabic-speaking people, sharia (/ʃɑːˈriːɑː/; also shari'a, sharīʿah; Arabic: شريعة‎ šarīʿah, [ʃaˈriːʕa], "legislation") means the moral code and religious law of a prophetic religion. The...
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Egir Eyalet
Eğri Eyalet (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت اگیر; Eyālet-i Egīr, Hungarian: Egri ejálet, Serbian: Jegarski ejalet or Јегарски ејалет) or Pashaluk of Eğri was an administrative unit of the Ottoman ...
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Budin Eyalet
Budin Eyalet (also known as Province of Budin / Buda or Pashaluk of Budin / Buda; Ottoman Turkish: ایالت بودین; Eyālet-i Būdīn, Hungarian: Budai vilajet, Serbian: Budimski vilajet or Будимски вила...
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State organisation of the Ottoman Empire
The Ottoman Empire developed over the centuries a complex organisation of government with the Sultan as the supreme ruler of a centralized government that had an effective control of its provinces, of...
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Gothic architecture
Gothic architecture is a style of architecture that flourished during the high and late medieval period. It evolved from Romanesque architecture and was succeeded by Renaissance architecture. Origina...
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Arab-Norman culture
The term Norman-Arab-Byzantine culture, Norman-Sicilian culture or, less inclusive, Arab-Norman culture respectively Norman-Arab culture, (sometimes referred to as "Arab-Norman civilization") refers t...
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Expulsion of the Moriscos
On April 9, 1609, King Philip III of Spain decreed the Expulsion of the Moriscos (Spanish: Expulsión de los moriscos, Catalan: Expulsió dels moriscos). The Moriscos were the descendants of Sp...
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