Ðóñ Eng During last 365 days Approved articles: 2057,   Articles in work: 298 Declined articles: 785 
Library

Lestev A.E. Influence of the knights of the Order of St. John upon the cultural and economic development of Malta

Published in journal "Politics and Society", 2016-8 in rubric "Political psychology", pages 1059-1065.

Resume: This article examines the vector of influence of the knights of the Order of St. John upon cultural and economic development of Malta and Maltese Archipelago. Status of the island before the arrival of the Order is being reviewed. The author demonstrates the process of development of Malta during the ruling of the Order, as well as main changes that turned the poor and struggling from pirate raids island into a pearl of European Christian culture of the Mediterranean world. Among the main changes are the following: growth of population, construction of new cities and ports, development of trade, medicine, and social wellness in general. The conclusion is made about the extensive role of the system of political administration and composition of political elite of the country from the perspective of its cultural and economic development. The knights, who perceived the island as citadel of Christianity and their struggle against the unfaithful, did all possible and necessary for its strengthening and progress.

Keywords: European history, Christian culture, The Order of Malta, Political elite, History of Malta, Cultural development, Economic development, Military culture, Knights ruling, The role of elite

DOI: 10.7256/1812-8696.2016.8.15877

This article can be downloaded freely in PDF format for reading. Download article

Bibliography:
De Verto R.-O. Istoriya mal'tiyskikh rytsarey. M.: «SPSL», «Russkaya panorama», 2014. V 2-kh tt. T. 1 – 927 s., T. 2 – 1016 s.
Zhalovannaya gramota Karla V // R.-O. de Verto / Istoriya mal'tiyskikh rytsarey. M.: «SPSL», «Russkaya panorama», 2014. T. 2. S. 404 – 410.
Kraevskiy G. Kratkoe tipograficheskoe, istoricheskoe i politicheskoe opisanie ostrova Mal'ty i Derzhavnago Ordena Sv. Ioanna Ierusalimskago // RGB: MK F 1-74/13611. – C.-Pb.: Imperatorskaya Akademiya Nauk, 1800. 102 s.
Lestev A.E. Moral'no-nravstvennye imperativy rytsarey Suverennogo Voennogo Mal'tiyskogo Ordena // Kul'tura i iskusstvo. – 2015. – ¹ 4. – S. 407-412. DOI: 10.7256/2222-1956.2015.4.15204
Nastenko I.A., Yashnev Yu.V. Istoriya mal'tiyskogo ordena. M.: «Russkaya panorama», 2005. V 2-kh kn. Kn. 1 – 416 s., Kn. 2 – 416 s.
Nastenko I.A. Mal'tiyskiy Orden i Rossiyskaya Imperiya (XVIII v.) // R.-O. de Verto / Istoriya mal'tiyskikh rytsarey. M.: «SPSL», «Russkaya panorama», 2014. T. 2. S. 466 – 493.
Nastenko I.A., Yashnev Yu.V. Khronika XVIII v. (ot Vil'eny do Gompesha) // R.-O. de Verto / Istoriya mal'tiyskikh rytsarey. M.: «SPSL», «Russkaya panorama», 2014. T. 2. S. 448 – 465.
Stegniy P. V teni vos'mikonechnogo kresta. Mal'tiyskiy orden i ego svyazi s Rossiey. M.: Mezhdunarodnye otnosheniya, 2013. 350 s.
Tolstoy P.A. Puteshestvie stol'nika P.A. Tolstogo po Evrope 1697 – 1699 // I.A. Nastenko, Yu.V. Yashnev / Istoriya mal'tiyskogo ordena. M.: «Russkaya panorama», 2005. Kn. 2, S. 292 – 327.
Attard J. The knights of Malta. Malta: BDL Publishing, 2013. 183 p.
Balbi di Correggio F. The siege of Malta 1565. London: The Folio Society, 1965. 192 p.
B[ibliotheca] A[postolica] V[aticana], [Archivio] Chigi, A.I.3, f.448v, Chigi to Honorati, 8 January 1636.
Dalli K. Lovely black eyes, flat noses, upturned lips… Impressions of Malta from French traveler’s 1758 chronicle // Kim Dalli / The Sunday Times of Malta. May 31, 2015. No. 4910. P. 10.
Freller T. Malta. The Order of St John. Malta: Midsea Books Ltd, 2010. 359 p.
Freller T. The German Langue of the Order of Malta. Malta: Midsea Books Ltd, 2010. 269 p.
Gambin K. Two death sentences by the Inquisition Tribunal of Malta, 1639. Malta: Midsea Books Ltd, 2006. 100 p.
Manduca J. The Three Cities: Vittoriosa, Senglea and Cospicua. Malta: Publishers Enterprises Group (PEG) Ltd, 2005. 171 p.

Correct link to this article:
just copy this link to clipboard