Agents of Empire: Knights, Corsairs, Jesuits and Spies in the Sixteenth-Century Mediterranean World

Agents of Empire: Knights, Corsairs, Jesuits and Spies in the Sixteenth-Century Mediterranean World

by Noel Malcolm

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190262785
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/03/2015
Pages: 640
Sales rank: 672,752
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Noel Malcolm is a Senior Research Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
List of maps
Preface
Note on names, conventions and pronunciations
Family tree

Ch. 1: Ulcinj, Albania and Two Empires
Ch. 2: Three Families
Ch. 3: Antonio Bruti in the Service of Venice
Ch. 4: Giovanni Bruni in the Service of God
Ch. 5: Gasparo Bruni and the Knights of Malta
Ch. 6: Galleys and Geopolitics
Ch. 7: Rebellion and Ottoman Conquest
Ch. 8: The Lepanto Campaign
Ch. 9: War, Peace and Ottoman Resurgence
Ch. 10: The Brunis and Brutis in Istria
Ch. 11: Bartolomeo Bruti and the Prisoner Exchange
Ch. 12: Espionage and Sabotage in Istanbul
Ch. 13: Secret Diplomacy and the Grand Vizier
Ch. 14: Sinan Pasha and the Moldavian Venture
Ch. 15: Gasparo Bruni and the Huguenot War
Ch. 16: Antonio Bruni and the Jesuits
Ch. 17: Moldavia, Tatars and Cossacks
Ch. 18: Bartolomeo Bruti in Power
Ch. 19: Cristoforo Bruti and the Dragoman Dynasty
Ch. 20: The Exiled Voivod and his Counsellor
Ch. 21: Habsburg-Ottoman War and Balkan Rebellion
Ch. 22: Pasquale 'Bruti' and his Peace Mission

Epilogue: The Legacy: Antonio Bruni's Treatise
Glossary
List of Manuscripts
Bibliography
Index

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