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The Cross and the Crescent

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The Cross and the Crescent by Richard Fletcher
Jan 25, 2005 | 208 Pages
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    Jan 25, 2005 | 208 Pages

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“A dazzling sprint past the turf wars of Rome and Constantinople, Sunnis and Shi’ites… Genghis Khan and Prester John.” —John Leonard, Harper’s

Table Of Contents

List of Maps

1. Ishmael’s Children 1
2. An Elephant for Charlemagne 30
3. Crossing Frontiers 67
4. Commerce, Coexistence and Scholarship 100
5. Sieving the Koran 131
6. Epilogue 157

Chronology 162
Further Reading 166
Notes 170
Index 175

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