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By Nora Berend

ISBN-10: 0521651859

ISBN-13: 9780521651851

It is a learn of the industrial, social, felony and non secular place of 3 minorities in the medieval Christian country of Hungary. The booklet demonstrates that the prestige of such minorities depended no longer easily on Christian spiritual tenets, yet on a bigger framework--including the felony and social process, fiscal probabilities, and conflicts among kings and the clergy. It additionally investigates the placement "at the gate of Christendom"--the frontier with the nomad world--and the best way this affected either Christian and non-Christian interplay and Christian ideology.

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The smell of fire and cooking followed us as we stepped through a door into a room lit with candles. Two women were seated cross~ legged on a large cushion, eating. The aroma told me they were having green beans cooked with meat! lZ ® their heads, trying to identify us in the shadowy light. "I brought you another boy;' Rustem announced. "What boy! " said one of the women, raising her scarf above her chin. I knew that I would be executed before dawn. If not for the dogs outside, I might try to flee and disappear into the woods.

Having a good dog is an honorable thing for the Kurds, like having good weapons or a horse. "The other day we heard that Mehmet Bey's dog in Roosku had nine pups, all in one litter. We were told that the mother and father of the litter were both shepherd dogs. Osman, his father, and I went to visit them:' "Visit the dogst "Certainly. We conveyed our bey's greetings and took some gifts to his wife. Mehmet is our bey's uncle. IlZ $ shepherd ... he will know:' My eyelids grew heavy. I was tired and thought that Khoren was trying to entertain me to take my mind off sad memories.

Aha! "Were here:' The dogs at the house snarled at me viciously. " The bulky animals growled to themselves, sniffed the air, examined me with droopy eyes, and scornfully obeyed Rustem. We walked halfway around the house and came to a covered porch that led into a wide hallway. The smell of fire and cooking followed us as we stepped through a door into a room lit with candles. Two women were seated cross~ legged on a large cushion, eating. The aroma told me they were having green beans cooked with meat!

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