Chronicles of the First Crusade

Chronicles of the First Crusade

Editor: Christopher Tyerman
Introduction by: Christopher Tyerman
Notes by: Christopher Tyerman

Format
Paperback
Price
$17.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780241955222
  • 448  Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

The gripping story of the First Crusade, as witnessed by contemporary writers

The fall of Jerusalem in 1099 to an army of exhausted and starving western European soldiers was one of the most extraordinary events in history—with a legacy that remains controversial more than nine centuries later. This remarkable collection contains firsthand accounts from the knights, religious leaders, and peasants who experienced the First Crusade in all its cruelty and strangeness. Edited with an introduction and notes by one of the foremost experts on the Crusades, Chronicles of the First Crusade is a comprehensive look at the climax of Christian fervor and the record of an ultimately futile attempt to implant a European kingdom in an overwhelmingly Muslim world.

Chronicles of the First Crusade

Chronicles of the First Crusade

Editor: Christopher Tyerman, Introduction by: Christopher Tyerman, Notes by: Christopher Tyerman

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