7 edition of Medieval crusades found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||by Stephen Currie.|
|LC Classifications||D157 .C87 2009|
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|LC Control Number||2008046532|
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This book is within the scope of WikiProject Middle Ages, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of the Middle Ages on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks. NA This book does not require a rating on the project's quality scale. People have been trying to understand the meaning of the so-called "Crusades" since they happened more than years ago. A new book by .
The 34 essays by specialists from 15 countries present various facets of the struggles waged for the possession of the Holy Land between the 10th and 13th centuries and of the activities of the military orders elsewhere in Europe (e.g. in the Baltics). The nearly item, page bibliography is the most concise ever compiled. The illustrations and maps are another asset of the book.5/5(1). Crusades (krōō´sādz), series of wars undertaken by European Christians between the 11th and 14th cent. to recover the Holy Land from the Muslims. First Crusade Origins In the 7th cent., Jerusalem was taken by the caliph mages (see pilgrim) were not cut off at first, but early in the 11th cent. the Fatimid caliph Hakim began to persecute the Christians and despoiled the Holy.
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Click here to buy this book from Amazon. The Accursed Tower: The Fall of Acre and the End of the Crusades. By Roger Crowley. Basic Books ISBN: Excerpt: In the spring ofthe largest army that Islam had ever assembled against the crusades in the Holy Land was moving toward the city of Acre. Offers a detailed description of medieval military medicine by examining treatments available to wounded crusaders.
Challenging traditionally held views of medicine in the Crusades and drawing on archaeological and historical sources, it is essential reading for students of medieval Cited by: Joseph Michaud's pioneering work on the crusades is rightly acclaimed as a major landmark in the field of medieval history and at the same time presents an exciting and fascinating read.
Michaud's lengthy travels in the eastern Mediterranean gave him. Crusades continued for three centuries over a vast area stretching form Morocco to Russia, and played an important role in the politics and society of late medieval Europe. Norman Housley's comprehensive survey is the first to focus in depth on the later crusades.
The Crusades were a series of religious wars between Christians and Muslims started primarily to secure control of holy sites considered sacred by both groups.
About Queens of the Crusades. Packed with incredible true stories and legendary medieval intrigue, this epic narrative history chronicles the first five queens from the powerful royal family that ruled England and France for over three hundred years. The Plantagenet queens of England played a role in some of the most dramatic events in our history.
Alison Weir is the New York Times bestselling author of a series of biographies on England’s medieval queens, beginning with Queens of the Conquest, as well numerous historical biographies, including The Lost Tudor Princess, Elizabeth of York, Mary Boleyn, The Lady in the Tower, Mistress of the Monarchy, Henry VIII, Eleanor of Aquitaine, The Life of Elizabeth I, and The Six Wives of Henry : Ballantine Books.
A new book about the medieval holy wars exposes a crisis in the field of history. The World of the Crusades is an extraordinarily fulsome study of a fascinatingly nihilistic struggle, and.
The First Crusade. There are many translations of texts about the First Crusade. Dana C. Munro ["Urban and the Crusaders", Translations and Reprints from the Original Sources of European History, Vol(Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, )] and August.C.
Krey, [The First Crusade: The Accounts of Eyewitnesses and Participants, (Princeton: )] both translated selections of.
This book examines the Crusades in the later Middle Ages and early modern period. It is the most comprehensive work on this subject. Penny J. Cole The Preaching of the Crusades to the Holy Land, Cambridge, MA Cole’s book was the first major study of crusade preaching.
This book places the crusades within the medieval social, economic, religious, and intellectual environments that gave birth to the movement and nurtured it for centuries.
The events of the crusades to Palestine and Europe's periphery are narrated in a clear, concise, and compelling manner. W hen the first edition of this book appeared in the world was a different place. Then, the crusades were a faraway concept, an odd series of events in a distant and murky medieval past.
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Quickview. The History of the Crusades. by Jospeh Michaud. NOOK Book $ For more information, see these books:The Oxford Illustrated History of the Crusades The First Crusade and the Idea of Crusading (Middle Ages Series)The First Crusaders, What Were the Crusades.
(Forthcoming)The New Cambridge Medieval History: Volume 4, c. A Source Book of Medieval History, (New York: ) [Note that Ogg sometimes simplifies translations - he was directing his + page book of sources a students of the "better class" of secondary school!]. Robinson, James Harvey, ed., Readings in European History: Vol.
I: (Boston: Ginn and co., ). Thomas F. Madden is professor of history and director of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Saint Louis University.
He is a widely recognized expert on the Crusades and Christian-Muslim relations and the author of numerous books, including The Fourth Crusade: The Conquest of Constantinople, Enrico Dandolo and the Rise of Venice, and Venice: A New History.3/5(2). The Crusades is an authoritative, accessible single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land in the Middle Ages.
Thomas Asbridge - a renowned historian who writes with "maximum vividness" (Joan Acocella, The New Yorker) - covers the years to in this big, ambitious, listenable account of one of the most fascinating. Others reflect his interest in the way crusading developed after the fall of the Holy Land to the Muslims in A third group looks at other forms taken by religious warfare in Europe during the late Middle Ages and Renaissance.
Certain themes recur throughout. One is the variety of ways in which war in God's name was portrayed and justified. Some historians -- particularly Crusades scholars -- consider the Crusades the single most important series of events in the Middle Ages.
The significant changes in the structure of European society that took place in the 12th and 13th centuries were long considered the direct result of Europe's participation in the Crusades.
Booktopia - Buy Crusades books online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Discount Crusades books and flat rate shipping of $ per online book order. Thirty-six years later, Christopher Tyerman, now professor of the history of the Crusades at the University of Oxford, returns to the subject of his lecture: how to plan a crusade.
The Knights Templar was a large organization of devout Christians during the medieval era who carried out an important mission: to protect European travelers visiting .Dan Jones is the author of Crusaders: The Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Land, as well as several other bestselling books about the Middle Ages, including The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God’s Holy Warriors and The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made also spoke about his latest book with Helen Castor on the History Extra Podcast.