Transfer and Overlapping. Configurations of Knowledge in the Era of the Greek Homines Novi in the Ottoman Empire (1641–1730)
The project will examine the early modern Greek culture of knowledge in the era of the first representatives of the Mavrokordatos ‘dynasty’. It is the objective of this project to show the tensions and changes of structures of knowledge characteristic for Greek culture in the Ottoman Empire: Antique and Byzantine scholarly traditions were preserved and re-arranged in the Ottoman context. At the same time, they were were affected by orders of knowledge transferred from Western Europe.