The Crusades Christianity and Islam

Explores the origins, battles, symbolism, and narratives of the Crusades.

The Crusades  Christianity  and Islam

Explores the origins, battles, symbolism, and narratives of the Crusades.

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The Crusades, Christianity, and Islam
Language: en
Pages: 125
Authors: Jonathan Riley-Smith, Dixie Professor of Ecclesiastical History Jonathan Riley-Smith
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Explores the origins, battles, symbolism, and narratives of the Crusades.
God's War
Language: en
Pages: 1040
Authors: Christopher Tyerman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-10-04 - Publisher: Penguin UK

'Wonderfully written and characteristically brilliant' Peter Frankopan, author of The Silk Roads 'Elegant, readable ... an impressive synthesis ... Not many historians could have done it' - Jonathan Sumption, Spectator 'Tyerman's book is fascinating not just for what it has to tell us about the Crusades, but for the mirror
The Crusades: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 167
Authors: Christopher Tyerman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-10-13 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Crusading fervour gripped Europe for over 200 years, creating one of the most extraordinary, vivid episodes in world history. Whether the Crusades are regarded as the most romantic of Christian expeditions, or the last of the barbarian invasions, they have fascinated generations ever since. Were the Crusaders motivated by spiritual
The Crusades: A Reader
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: S.J. Allen, Emilie Amt
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Since the publication of the first edition of The Crusades: A Reader, interest in the Crusades has increased dramatically, fueled in part by current global interactions between the Muslim world and Western nations. The second edition features an intriguing new chapter on perceptions of the Crusades in the modern period,
The Crusades
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Helen J. Nicholson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

The Crusades were fought by "Latin" Christians against Muslims, pagans, and even fellow Christians whom they believed were threatening the existence of their Christian faith.