By Timothy Venning, Peter Frankopan
A Chronology of the Crusades offers a daily improvement of the Crusading move, the Crusades and the states created through them during the medieval interval. starting within the run-up to the 1st campaign in 1095, to the autumn of Constantinople in 1453, and finishing with the Turkish assault on Belgrade in 1456, this reference is a finished advisor to the occasions of every campaign, focusing on the close to East, but in addition these Christian expeditions sanctioned by way of the Papacy as ‘Crusades’ within the medieval period. in addition to clashes among Christians and Muslims within the Latin States, Timothy Venning additionally chronicles the Albigensian campaign, clashes in Anatolia and the Balkans and the Reconquista within the Iberian Peninsula. either certain and available, this chronology attracts jointly fabric from modern Latin/Frankish, Byzantine and Arab/Muslim resources with evaluate and clarification to supply a readable narrative which provides scholars an in-depth review of 1 of the main enduringly interesting classes in medieval history.
Including an creation via Peter Frankopan which summarises and contextualises the interval, this publication is an important source for college students and teachers alike.
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253–5. See also: Thomas Asbridge, ‘The Holy Lance of Antioch: Power, devotion and memory on the First Crusade’ in Reading Medieval Studies, vol. xxxiii (2007) pp. 3–36; Steven Runciman, ‘The Holy Lance Found at Antioch’ in Analecta Bollandiana, vol. lxviii (Brussels: Société des Bollandistes, 1950). Preparations for battle: Raymond, pp. 257–9. Battle with Kerbogha: Albert of Aix, book iv, ch. xliv–lvi; Fulcher, book i, ch. xxi and ch. xxii–xxiii; Gesta Francorum, book ix, ch. xxviii–xxix; Ibn Al-Athir, pp.
After the battle, quarrels: Gesta Francorum, book x, ch. lxxv–lxxvi, lxxx–lxxxi; Raymond, book x, ch. lxxiv–lxxv. Death of Adhemar: Fulcher, book i, ch. xxiii; Gesta Francorum, book x, ch. xxx; Raymond, book xiii, p. 262. Lattakieh: Albert of Aix, book vi, ch. xlv. Campaigns after the fall of Antioch: Albert of Aix, book v, ch. iv–xiii; Gesta Francorum, book x, ch. xxxi; Raymond, books xiii–xiv, pp. 262–6. Maarat an-Numan: Gesta Francorum, book x, ch. lxxxii–lxxvi; Raymond, book xiv, pp. 267–8.
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