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The Crusades / Helen Nicholson

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D157 .N48 2009


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Nicholson, Helen J., 1960-
Indianapolis, Ind. : Hackett Pub. Co., [2009]


Pbk. ed.
l, 196 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Greenwood guides to historic events of the medieval world
Greenwood guides to historic events of the medieval world.
Originally published in hardcover: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: Definitions and motivations -- Crusading expeditions to the Holy Land, 1095-1291 -- Expeditions in the Iberian Peninsula -- The "crusade" in Northeastern Europe -- Crusades against heretics : the Albigensian crusades and the Hussite crusades -- Crusades against the Ottoman Turks in the Balkans -- Conclusion: The impact of crusading on history -- Baibars al-Bunduqdāri Boabdil (Abū 'Abd Allāh Muhammad XI) -- Bohemond "of Taranto" -- Frederick II of Hohenstaufen -- Gediminas of Lithuania -- Giraude of Lavaur -- Hermann von Salza -- Innocent III -- Jadwiga, Queen of Poland -- James I, King of Aragon -- John Hunyadi -- John Žižka -- Margaret of Beverley -- Mehmed II -- Saladin -- Shajar al-Durr -- Süleyman I "the Magnificent" -- Letter of Count Stephen of Blois to his wife, Adela of Normandy, March 29, 1098 -- The Battle of Antioch, June 28, 1098 -- Brother Thierry of the Order of the Temple writes to all the Templars about the capture of the Kingdom of Jerusalem by Saladin, July 1187 -- Saladin's secretary 'Imād al Dīn describes the assault on Jerusalem, September 20, 1187-October 2, 1187 -- Audita tremendi : Pope Gregory VII calls the Third Crusade -- The Albigensian crusades : the massacre at Béziers, July 22, 1209, according to Caesarius of Heisterbach -- The crusade of Emperor Frederick II of Hohenstaufen, 1228-29 -- King James I of Aragon plans an attack on the Muslim kingdom of Valencia : 1223 -- The Prussian crusade, 1260-61 -- The Douglas goes on crusade, 1329 -- The second crusade against the Hussites, September 1421 -- John Kaye's 1482 translation of Guillaume Caorsin's eyewitness account of the 1480 Siege of Rhodes by the Ottoman Turks -- Glossary.
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