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Chronicles of the Crusades

Chronicles of the Crusades - 63 edition

ISBN13: 978-0140441246

Cover of Chronicles of the Crusades 63 (ISBN 978-0140441246)
ISBN13: 978-0140441246
ISBN10: 0140441247
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 63
Publisher: Penguin Books, Inc.
Published: 1963
International: No

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Chronicles of the Crusades - 63 edition

ISBN13: 978-0140441246

Jean de Joinville, Geoffroy de Villehardouin and M. Translator Shaw

ISBN13: 978-0140441246
ISBN10: 0140441247
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 63
Publisher: Penguin Books, Inc.

Published: 1963
International: No
Summary

These two famous Old French chronicles were composed by soldiers who took part in the Holy Wars and offer both eyewitness accounts of the battles and pictures of life in the East.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Villehardouin: The Conquest of Constantinople

1. Muster-Roll of the Fourth Crusade
2. Treaty with the Venetians
3. The Army Seeks a Leader
4. Delays and Disappointments
5. Siege of Zara
6. Discord in the Army
7. Voyage to Scutari
8. Preparations for an Assault
9. First Siege of Constantinople
10. The Emperor's Covenant
11. Appeal to Arms
12. Second Siege to Constantinople
13. Election of an Emperor
14. A Case of Strained Relations
15. War against the Greeks
16. Siege of Adrianople
17. A Regency Established
18. King Johanitza Ravages the Empire
19. Offensive and Counter-Offensive
20. War on Two Fronts
21. Excursions Outside the Empire


Joinville: The Life of Saint Louis

Introduction
Part One

1. The Servant of God
2. The Servant of His People

Part Two

1. Turbulence of Barons
2. Preparations for a Crusade
3. Voyage to Cyprus
4. Landing in Egypt
5. Occupation of Damietta
6. Operations on the Nile
7. The Battle of Mansourah
8. Victory and its Aftermath
9. The French in Captivity
10. Negotiations with the Saracens
11. The King in Acre
12. The Old Man of the Mountain
13. The Tartars
14. Life in Caesarea
15. Expedition to Jaffa
16. Expedition to Saida
17. Return to France
18. The King's Administration of his Realm
19. A Fatal Crusade
20. Canonization of Saint Louis


Notes on the Translation
Glossary
Maps

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