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Holy warriors, a modern history of the crusades, Jonathan Phillips

Holy warriors, a modern history of the crusades, Jonathan Phillips
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Includes bibliographical references and index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Holy warriors
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Jonathan Phillips
Sub title
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
Table Of Contents
"Deus vult!": the First Crusade and the capture of Jerusalem, 1095-1099 -- "May god's curse be upon them!": relations between Muslims and Franks in the Levant, 1099-1187 -- "A woman of unusual wisdom and discretion": queen melisende of jerusalem -- The "blessed generation": St. Bernard of Clairvaux and the Second Crusade, 1145-1149 -- Saladin, the leper king and the fall of Jerusalem in 1187 -- "Nowhere in the world would ever two such princes be found": Richard the Lionheart, Saladin and the Third Crusade -- "An example of affliction and the works of hell": the Fourth Crusade and the sack of Constantinople, 1204 -- From "little foxes in the vines" and the Children's Crusade to the greatest church council of the age -- "Stupor mundi": the wonder of the world: Frederick II, the Fifth Crusade and the recovery of Jerusalem -- "To kill the serpent, first you must crush the head": the crusade of Louis IX and the rise of the sultan baibars -- From the trial of the Templars to Ferdinand and Isabella, Columbus and the conquest of the new world -- New crusaders? From Sir Walter Scott to Osama Bin Laden and George W. Bush
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