Summary: The idea of the crusade remains a potent one. In this compelling account, Jonathan Phillips moves away from modern constructs and possible misconceptions of the crusades, to explore the origins and development of the idea in its historical context. Through a mixture of narrative and thematic chapters, the book provides both an outline of key events and issues in the history of the crusades to the Holy Land, and an insight into new areas of research. Supporting docume
nts include letters, charters, poetry, songs and art. An intriguing subject brought vividly to life.
Summary: The idea of the crusade remains a potent one. In this compelling account, Jonathan Phillips moves away from modern constructs and possible misconceptions of the crusades, to explore the origins and development of the idea in its historical context. Through a mixture of narrative and thematic chapters, the book provides both an outline of key events and issues in the history of the crusades to the Holy Land, and an insight into new areas of research. Supporting documents include letters, charters, poetry, songs and art. An intriguing subject brought vividly to life. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:02 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Longman, Inc. Year Published: 2002 International: No
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Phillips, Jonathan : University of London
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1. Introduction 2. The First Crusade 3. The Early Decades of the Latin East c.1097-c.1152: Establishment and Consolidation 4. The Challenges of a New Land: Frankish Rule and Settlement 5. The Military Orders 6. The Second Crusade 7. Warfare, Strategy and Castles in the Levant 8. The Aftermath of the Second Crusade - Recovery and Expansion 9. The Frankish Rulers of the Latin East: Power and Succession, c.1100-1174 10. Religios Life and Pilgrimage in the Levant 11. The Reign of Leper-King, Baldwin IV; The Rise of Saladin and the Battle of Hattin 12. The Third Crusade and Beyond
Conclusion Documents Chronology Genealogy of the Rulers of Jerusalem Who's Who Bibliography Index
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