By Edited by Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski and Kiril Petkov
Philippe de Mezieres (1327-1405) used to be the critical guy of all seasons of the fourteenth-century Mediterranean. A pupil, a soldier, a mystic, a guy of affairs, a royal adviser and an incessant traveller round the Mediterranean, a prolific author and an affiliate of spiritual orders, a champion of the campaign and no much less an ardent recommend of peace within the West, a Frenchman, a Cypriot, and a Venetian citizen, he captures the spirit of his age like no different guy. This quantity, the 1st to handle Philippe and his legacy comprehensively for the reason that 1896, gathers twenty-two contributions of unique study laying off new gentle on Philippe's literary, political, and mystical writings, and areas him within the context of his age and his contemporaries. members are Michel Balard, Adrian Bell, Joel Blanchard, Kevin Brownlee, Evelien Chayes, Philippe Contamine, Anne Curry, Daisy Delogu, Peter Edbury, John France, Catherine Gaullier-Bougassas, Henri Gourinard, Michael Hanly, David Jacoby, Sharon Kinoshita, Anna Loba, Angel Nicolaou-Konnari, Sylvain Piron, Andrea Tarnowski, Stefan Vander Elst, Lori Walters, and David Wrisley.