In this book Franco Cardini examines the ideas, prejudices, disinformation and anti--information that have formed and coloured Europea s attitude towards Islam over 1500 years.
Series Editora s Preface. Preface. 1. A Prophet and Three Continents. 2. Between Two Millennia. 3. Europea s Response -- The a Reconquistaa and Naval Exploits. 4. The Role of the Holy City. 5. Conflict and Encounters in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries. 6. The Treasure of the Pharaoh. 7. The Lords of Fear. 8. a Inimicus Crucis, Inimicus Europaea . 9. Renaissance Europe and the Turks. 10. Sultans, Pirates and Renegades. 11. The Age of Iron and the Enlightenment. 12. From the a Sicknessa of the Ottoman Empire to the Third Wave of Islam. Chronology. Bibliographical Note. Index.