crusaders in the Holy Land

  • 408 Pages
  • 3.29 MB
  • English
Israel Universities Press , Jerusalem
Crusades., Jerusalem -- History -- Latin Kingdom, 1099-



Statement[by] Meron Benvenisti. [English version: Pamela Fitton]
LC ClassificationsD182 .B44
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 408 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5407396M
LC Control Number72953204

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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, readable account of one of the most fascinating periods in history/5().

Crusaders draws on the accounts of various resources from all walks of life. We see some familiar accounts from The Templars, such as William of Tyre, Ali ibn al-Athir, but also new fascinating characters, such as the Byzantine princess, Anne Komnene.

This book is driven by lesser-known perspectives instead of regurgitating popular history/5(). Crusaders in the Holy Land book.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for :   A major new history of the Crusades with an unprecedented wide scope, told in a tableau of portraits of people on all sides of the wars, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Templars. For more than one thousand years, Christians and Muslims lived side by side, sometimes at peace and sometimes at war/5.

out of 5 starsAsbridge's Story of the Crusades is a fascinating study of human brutality. Reviewed in the United States on September 7, Verified Purchase.

Thomas Asbridge, The Crusades: The War for the Holy Land, London: Simon & Schuster, UK,pp. Since Septem we have had a mental picture of Islam and the Middle East as the center of an unyielding, backward-looking /5(11). A balanced and informative book about the Crusades, more about the people of the time, their lives, and the impact of the Crusades on them.

Worth reading, if you like the subject. flag 1 like Like see review/5. This book tells the story of the Architecture and the Figural Art produced for the Crusaders after the battle of Hattin and the fall of Jerusalem induring the one hundred years that Acre was the capital of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem, It is an art sponsored by kings and queens, patriarchs and bishops, clergy, monks, friars, knights and soldiers, aristocrats and merchants 5/5(1).

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Nine hundred years ago, a vast Christian army, summoned to holy war by the Pope, rampaged through the Muslim. Description Reviews A new look at the crusaders, which shows how they pursued long-term plans and clear strategic goals Medieval states, and particularly crusader societies, often have been considered brutish and culturally isolated.

It seems unlikely that they. Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: University Alabama Press Get BOOK David Morgan captures the essence of the conflict between some modern-day Southern Baptists, who saw themselves as crusaders for truth, as they sought to redeem a new holy land - the Southern Baptist Convention - from the control of other Southern Baptists they viewed.

The crusaders in the Holy Land Hardcover – January 1, by Meron Benvenisti (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all formats and editions. Hide other /5(2). Following Fortress 'Crusader Castles in the Holy Land â€"', this book examines the design, development and defensive principles of some of the best-known Crusader fortifications and castles, including Crac des Chevaliers, Castel Blanc, Arsuf, Margat, Atlit, Montfort and Acre.

Furthermore, the sources include contemporary and retrospective histories. The title also boasts descriptions of the many times crusades were declared against destinations and peoples besides Muslims in the Holy Land, such as pagans in the Baltic, Cathers in France, and even the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick : In Pope Urban II summoned the Christian world to war to secure access to the Holy Land.

The Christian army captured Jerusalem, establishing a kingdom that was to last for years. This book aims to bring the confrontation to life, presenting both the European and Arab points of view/5.

This is a gruelling book. Context can be everything in historical interpretation, as Thomas Asbridge makes clear in a brief but compelling epilogue on the ideological legacy of.

In the eleventh century, a vast Christian army, summoned to holy war by the pope, rampaged through the Muslim world of the eastern Mediterranean, seizing possession of Jerusalem, a city revered by both faiths.

Over the two hundred years that followed this First Crusade, Islam and the West fought for dominion of the Holy Land, clashing in a succession of chillingly brutal wars, both firm in the /5(8). In his latest book, Crusaders: An Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands, Jones tells the the history of the Crusades, the sequence of religious wars that led to the founding of the Knights Templar in To win a copy of Crusaders, answer the following question: This competition has now closed.

The Crusaders. In Crusaders, Dan Jones interrogates the many sides of the larger story, charting a deeply human and avowedly pluralist path through the crusading era.

Expanding the usual timeframe, Jones looks to the roots of Christian-Muslim relations in the eighth century and tracks the influence of. The Crusades were a series of religious and political wars fought between and for control of the Holy Land.

Pope Urban II initiated the First Crusade (–) in order to aid the Christian Byzantine Empire, which was under attack by Muslim Seljuk Turks. The Crusades tells the story of this epic struggle from the perspective of both Christians and Muslims, reconstructing the experiences and attitudes of those on either side of the conflict.

Mixing. Buy The Crusades and the Holy Land By Georges Tate. Available in used condition with free delivery in the US. ISBN: ISBN XAuthor: Georges Tate. The Children's Crusade was a failed popular crusade by European Christians to regain the Holy Land from the Muslims, said to have taken place in The crusaders left areas of Northern France, led by Stephen of Cloyes, and Germany, led by traditional narrative is likely conflated from some factual and mythical events which include the visions by a French boy and a German boy, an.

Dr Thomas Asbridge presents a revelatory account of the Crusades, the year war between Christians and Muslims for control of the Holy Land. The story of. 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.

The Crusades: The War for the Holy Land, 52 William of Tyre. A History of Deeds Done Beyond the Sea, Volume 2, Book XV, Chapt ; XV, 27,XVI, 1, ; XVI, 3, 53 Jaroslav Folda. The Art of the Crusaders in the Holy Land, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ),This book takes the listener back in time to the period of the great Crusades into the Holy land.

Told from both sides of the story, it links these events into todays chaotic Middle East, and gives perspective into one of the basic causes for the Protestant Reformation a few centuries later. In France and the Holy Land, Daniel H. Weiss and Lisa Mahoney bring together leading scholars from a variety of disciplines to shed light on the many aspects of this Frankish crusader culture.

The authors examine the art, poetry, and architecture of crusader Paris, look at the imprint the Frankish settlers left on the Levant, and explore. The Crusadeswere a series of religious warsinitiated, supported, and sometimes directed by the Latin Churchin the medieval period.

The term refers especially to the Eastern Mediterraneancampaigns in the period between and that had the objective of recovering the Holy Landfrom Islamic rule. Sacred Violence: The European Crusades to the Middle East, – University of Toronto Press.

ISBN Crowley, Roger (). The Accursed Tower: The Fall of Acre and the End of the Crusades. Basic Books. ISBN Folda, Jaroslav (). Crusader Art in the Holy Land, From the Third Crusade to the Fall of Acre.Lord Edward's crusade, sometimes called the Ninth Crusade, was a military expedition to the Holy Land under the command of the future King Edward I of England in – It was an extension of the Eighth Crusade and was the last of the Crusades to reach the Holy Land before the fall of Acre in brought an end to the permanent crusader presence there.Islamic accounts of the treatment of prisoners have been added, as well as sources detailing the homecoming of those who had ventured to the Holy Land—including a newly translated reading on a woman crusader, Margaret of Beverly.

The book contains sixteen images, study questions for each reading, and an index.