From Tyrant to Philosopher–King: A Literary History of Alexander the Great in Medieval and Early Modern England by Charles Russell Stone (review)

@article{Martyn2015FromTT,
  title={From Tyrant to Philosopher–King: A Literary History of Alexander the Great in Medieval and Early Modern England by Charles Russell Stone (review)},
  author={John R. C. Martyn},
  journal={Parergon},
  year={2015},
  volume={31},
  pages={214 - 216}
}
  • J. Martyn
  • Published 28 February 2015
  • History
  • Parergon
altered during the sixteenth century when the relationship between the powers shifted from one of conflict to diplomacy. These printed works by northern European diplomats and artists were reproduced for a European audience increasingly fascinated with the wealth and power of the Ottoman court and the divergent customs, religion, and inhabitants of the Islamic Near east. The theme of fascination and the desire to gain knowledge and understanding of the Ottoman Empire and its inhabitants…