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History of the Crusades (Later Crusades, 1189 to 1311)

Kenneth M. Setton

History of the Crusades (Later Crusades, 1189 to 1311)

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Published by Univ of Wisconsin Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World history: c 500 to C 1500,
  • Europe - General,
  • History - General History,
  • Crusades,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages896
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10316748M
    ISBN 100299048411
    ISBN 109780299048419


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History of the Crusades (Later Crusades, 1189 to 1311) by Kenneth M. Setton Download PDF EPUB FB2

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vii Preface 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. Wars of religion seemed largely. Holy Warriors: A Modern History of the Crusades From an internationally renowned expert, here is an accessible and utterly fascinating one-volume history of the Crusades, thrillingly told through the experiences of its many players—knights and sultans, kings and poets, Christians and Muslims.

The second edition of The Crusades, for long standard work on the subject, has been extensively rewritten to take account of the latest research and new interpretations. Crusading was a central theme in the early medieval European history, and the book covers all the expeditoins which took place between the First Crusade in and the final.

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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. Right up until his death he was co-president of the Society for the History of Medieval Technology and Science of Oxford and London.

His many books include The Shaping of Europe, England in the Age of Caxton, The Book of Magna Carta, A Brief History of the Crusades and A Brief History of the Anglo-Saxons/5().

The author also poses many new ideas about the Crusades as well (such as his view of the effect of the religious relic, the Holy Lance, which the author feels had much less importance than is traditionally thought), which make this book good for both history novice and expert alike.

The author does a good job of viewing the times in a fair by: A History of the Crusades, published by the University of Wisconsin Press over a twenty year period beginning inwas intended to serve as a collaborative and comprehensive treatment of the topic, ranging in time from the first years of the Crusades to their ultimate impact on the histories of the Near East and work is comprised of six volumes, each of which is included.

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Just click on the link and you'll be taken to the host website where you can listen to the episode. The First Crusade. There are many translations of texts about the First Crusade.

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The Crusades are generally portrayed as a series of holy wars against Islam led by power-mad popes and fought by religious fanatics, the epitome of self-righteousness and intolerance, a black stain on the history of the Catholic Church.

In addition, some crusades have been named, including the Albigensian Crusade, the Baltic (or Northern) Crusades, the People's Crusade, and the Reconquista. Crusader Territory Upon the success of the First Crusade, the Europeans set up a king of Jerusalem and established what Author: Melissa Snell.

The key event in history of the crusades was the speech of Pope Urban II at the Council of Clermont in The Pope who was asked for military aid against the Seljuk Turks by the Byzantine Emperor Alexios I Komnenus urged the Western Christendom to help their fellow Christians in the east.

For energy, force, superabundance, originality, sparkle, and gloomy grandeur, I know only one equal to his—that of Tintoretto” (Ray, The Art of the French Illustrated Book, ).

“On the general history of the Crusades the best single work is still J. Michaud, Histoire des Croisades” (Schaff-Herzog, ).

In The Real Story of the Crusades, historian Steve Weidenkopf replaces the prevailing anti-Catholic narrative with a factual account of Christendom’s struggle to liberate and defend the Holy Land.

In the process he cuts through common lies, myths, and exaggerations, such as: The Crusades were unprovoked attacks on a peaceful, superior culture.5/5(1). We can see it clearly in Saʿid ʿAshur’s influential book on the history of the Crusades, published inand in Ahmad Halwani’s popular book that examines the role of Ibn ʿAsakir of Author: Suleiman Mourad.

The Crusades is an authoritative, accessible single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land in the Middle Asbridge—a renowned historian who writes with “maximum vividness” (Joan Acocella, The New Yorker)—covers the years to in this big, ambitious, readable account of one of the most fascinating periods in history/5(K).

If you weren't happy with Holy Warriors, and Tyreman's work is too heavy, then Thomas Asbridge's The Crusades is probably your best bet.

Helen Nicholson's The Crusades might be suitably light enough as well. Thomas Madden's Concise History may also be of some benefit. Phillip's counterpart in the US. The Concise History of the Crusades.

By Thomas F. Madden. Lanham, MD: Roman and Littlefield,third edition. I have been enthralled by the story of the Crusades since my high school days. I have read several books on the subject. This one .