7 edition of First Crusade found in the catalog.
June 1, 1998
by University of Pennsylvania Press
Written in English
|Series||Middle Ages Series|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||336|
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. The First Crusade and the Idea of Crusading Jonathan Riley-Smith. pages | 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 | 4 maps Paper | ISBN | $s A volume in the Middle Ages Series Not for sale outside North America and the Philippines "An excellent account of the First Crusade vividly depicting the crusaders' sufferings."—Speculum.
Frankopan's reassessment of the first crusade through the prism of Byzantium is a useful corrective to the mass of western-centric crusade history This book offers an accessible and convincing account of the crusade, which was both concocted and executed under the long shadow of : Harvard University Press. The book brings to life the men (and women) who lived the First Crusade, and the story builds to a crescendo as the Crusade reaches Jerusalem. The pace of the book, and the humanity portrayed, keeps the reader fully engaged and interested in the story, which never feels like a history lesson/5(69).
The First Crusade () was an extraordinary undertaking, the repercussions of which have reached down to the present day. This book re-examines the sources to provide a detailed analysis of the various social classes that participated in the expedition, and the tensions between them. “Highly readable The First Crusade tells a complex story, but its presentation of political machinations, compromises, and betrayals seems utterly convincing. The harsh truths of realpolitik are, alas, with us always. ” —Michael Dirda, The Washington Post “ Frankopan’s reassessment of the first crusade through the prism of Byzantium is a useful corrective to the mass of western.
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Thomas Asbridge's new history, The First Crusade, is a breath of fresh air. Few topics in history have been as mistreated and misused as the Crusades, giving rise to a great deal First Crusade book popular rhetoric that has all but obscured the actual events by: Steven Runciman is well noted for his three-volume 'History of the Crusades' published in This paperback edition is an abridged excerpt of that work that focuses on specifically the First Crusade.
This is a much 'romanticized' narration of the First Crusades, as Mr. Runciman is well known for inscribing his passion for this event into his work/5(15).
His words set Christendom afire. Somemen, from knights to paupers, took up the call--the largest mobilization of manpower since the fall of the Roman Empire. Now, in The First Crusade, 4/5(11).
This book by medieval scholar Thomas Ashbridge's is an attempt at a history of the First Crusade () that draws on new developments in scholarship to create a narrative that is accessible to the general reader/5.
The First Crusade. A New History. Thomas Asbridge. Publication Date - October ISBN: pages Hardcover /8 x /4 inches Retail Price to Students: $ A stunning narrative of one of the epic events of world history--the three-year, mile quest to. 5 Books To Help First Crusade book Understand The Crusades Susanna Throop, The Crusades: An Epitome (late ).Paul M.
Cobb, The Race for Paradise: An Islamic History of the Crusades ().Jay Rubenstein, Armies of Heaven: The First Crusade and the Quest for Apocalypse ().Katherine Allen Smith, War and the Making of Medieval Monastic Culture ().Christopher Tyerman, The Invention of the Crusades ().
Nicholas Shakespeare applauds The First Crusade: The Call from the East by Peter Frankopan, a vibrant history that shows how Constantinople divided Europe’s Crusaders. Godfrey de Bouillon 5/5. First Crusade () Four armies of Crusaders were formed from troops of different Western European regions, led by Raymond of Saint-Gilles, Godfrey of Bouillon, Hugh of Vermandois and Bohemond.
The First Crusade: the chronicle of Fulcher of Chartres and other source materials / edited by Edward Peters. - 2nd ed. - (Middle Ages series). Sir Steven Runciman () was the pre-eminent historian of the Crusades and the Byzantine Empire.
His acclaimed History of the Crusades was first published from /5(4). Jonathan Riley-Smith, The First Crusade and the Idea of Crusading– the study of the crusades as an academic field remains highly influenced by Riley-Smith’s painstaking and excellent work, especially in reminding us of the devotional motivations of crusade participants.
The First Crusade, which occurred between andwas the first attempt at recapturing the Holy Land. The military operation was initiated on the executive orders of Pope Urban II during a. 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.
The introduction situates the First Crusade in context, from Constantine to the event's twelfth-century chroniclers. The documents provide and often juxtapose a variety of Christian, Muslim, and Jewish viewpoints, offering insight into the religious, political, and personal motivations of those involved and illuminating the Crusade's extensive Author: Jay Carter Rubenstein.
Journal of Religion Focusing on the inner workings of the First Crusade in a way that no other work has done, The First Crusade and the Idea of Crusading delves into the Crusade's organization, its finances, and the division of authority and responsibility among its leaders and their relationships with one another and with their subordinates.
The Catholic Historical Review () This is essentially a popular history of the First Crusade, intended to provide a synthesis of the great volume of recent writing for a "wider Author: John France.
The First Crusade was launched in by Pope Urban II to regain control of the sacred city of Jerusalem and the Christian Holy Land from started as a minor call for aid quickly turned into a wholesale migration and conquest of territory outside of knights and peasants from many different nations of western Europe, with little central leadership, travelled over land.
This volume reveals the ways in which the First Crusade changed the direction of warfare, religion, and perhaps history itself. By highlighting the theme Author: Jay Carter Rubenstein. Buy The First Crusade: A New History New Ed by Asbridge, Thomas (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(96). The First Crusade: A New History by Thomas Asbridge pp, Free Press, £ The Fourth Crusade and the Sack of Constantinople by Jonathan Phillips. The first half of the book sets the launching of the crusade in context - both in Western Europe where the papacy was in schism, and in Byzantine empire, where things were beginning to fall apart, and from where the cry for help emanated/5(59).This volume reveals the ways in which the First Crusade changed the direction of warfare, religion, and perhaps history itself.
By highlighting the theme of prophecy, the volume deepens students' understanding of the crusading ethos.
The introduction situates the First Crusade in context, from Co.The First Crusade is one of the best-known and most written-about events in history but in this new book Dr Peter Frankopan asks vital questions that have never been posed before.
This is the only book to address the history of the First Crusade from the perspective of the east, examining the role of the Byzantine Empire and its ruler.