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Emperor Charles V and Sultan Süleyman I: A Comparative Analysis

  title={Emperor Charles V and Sultan S{\"u}leyman I: A Comparative Analysis},
  author={Samantha A. Goodrich},
  • Samantha A. Goodrich
  • Published 2017
  • History
  • This thesis is a comparative analysis of Emperor Charles V and Sultan Süleyman I. Both men were archetypes of their age and perfectly demonstrated the perceived struggle between the East and West, Christianity and Islam. These two were the first generation of sovereigns of the early modern period, and throughout their time as monarchs each sought to counteract and dominate the other by utilizing rhetoric, titulature, propaganda, regalia, and iconography. The texts and images used throughout… CONTINUE READING