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People of the First Crusade

Michael Foss

People of the First Crusade

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Published by Michael O"Mara Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crusades -- First, 1096-1099.,
  • Civilization, Medieval.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMichael Foss.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD161.2 .F67 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination232 p. :
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18321309M
    ISBN 101854796747, 1854792989


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Foss, an independent historian, absorbingly tells the strange tale of Christendom's First Crusade () to liberate Jerusalem and the Holy Land from Muslim rule. In an attempt to unify Latin Christendom and defuse the threat of a Muslim invasion from the East, Pope Urban II, in a speech at Clermont, France, inurged military leaders to form an army of liberation and free the Holy Land.

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Those crusaders who crossed the Bosphorus were surprised by the Turks, and almost all of the Peoples Crusade were slaughtered. - Wars - Success.

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Ten important books on the Crusades, assembled, not ranked. Joshua Prawer, History of the Crusader kingdom in the Land of Israel, (2 vols., in Hebrew, Jerusalem, ). The first crusades book I ever read, while a high school student.

A few others were taken prisoner to be sold into slavery, while about 3, people took refuge in an old castle by the seaside. Miraculously, the survivors withstood the Turks until the siege was lifted by the Greek navy.

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And the Eighth Crusade took place in There were also smaller Crusades against dissident Christian sects within Europe, including the Albigensian Crusade (–29). The so-called People’s Crusade occurred in response to Pope Urban II’s call for the First Crusade, and the Children’s Crusade took place in Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: When the Pope called on all Christians to expel the Muslims from the Holy City of Jerusalem, the Crusades were born - not only spiritual quests - but also brutal military campaigns.

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. Buy People of the First Crusade REPRINT Edition by Foss, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Foss, an independent historian, absorbingly tells the strange tale of Christendom's First Crusade () to liberate Jerusalem and the Holy Land from Muslim rule. In an attempt to unify Latin Christendom and defuse the threat of a Muslim invasion from the East, Pope Urban II, in a speech at Clermont, France, inurged military leaders to.

illustrated with black & white drawings and prints. a great resource for the military historian and collector alike. out-of-print history book in new unused condition!Seller Rating: % positive. Terminology. In modern historiography, the term "crusade" first referred to military expeditions undertaken by European Christians in the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries to the Holy conflicts to which the term is applied has been extended to include other campaigns initiated, supported and sometimes directed by the Roman Catholic Church against pagans, heretics or for alleged religious.

The Rhineland massacres, also known as the persecutions of or Gzerot Tatnó (Hebrew: גזרות תתנ"ו ‎, Hebrew for "Edicts of "), were a series of mass murders of Jews perpetrated by mobs of German Christians of the People's Crusade in the yearor according to the Jewish calendar.

Some scholars consider the massacres to be the earliest known incident of antisemitism. Description of the book "People of the First Crusade: The Truth about the Christian-Muslim War Revealed": In this work Michael Foss casts new light on the reality of and motives behind the Crusades in general, and in particular the First Crusade, which set the tone for all those that followed.

The six volumes of A History of the Crusades will stand as the definitive history of the Crusades, spanning five centuries, encompassing Jewish, Moslem, and Christian perspectives, and containing a wealth of information and analysis of the history, politics, economics, and culture of the medieval world.

The People's Crusade was the first, largest, and most well-documented of the popular lasted roughly six months from April to Octoberand is categorized either as a prelude to the First Crusade, or, as a distinct part of the First Crusade to be distinguished from the "Princes' Crusade" which was much more well-organized, well-armed, and on: Central Europe, Anatolia and Nicaea.

The Princes' Crusade. The First Crusade did not end with the disasters of the People's Crusade and the massacres of Jewish people. The Princes' Crusade, also known as the Barons' Crusade, set out later in in a more orderly manner, led by various nobles with.

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This book looks at the First Crusade primarily as a military campaign and asks why it was so successful. Modern writing about the crusade has tended to emphasise the moral dimension and the development of the idea of the crusade, but its fate was ultimately decided on the field of battle.

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This volume deals completely with the First Crusade and the foundation of the kingdom of Jerusalem. As Runciman says in his preface: 'Whether we regard the Crusades as the most tremendous and most romantic of Christian adventures, or as the last of the 4/5(2).