The Experience of Crusading (2 Volume Hardback Set)

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This collection of thirty-four essays by leading researchers in Medieval History focuses on the history of the Latin East and its role in the context of Mediterranean trade and Near Eastern political developments. Essays range in coverage from the topic of the church's approach towards warfare in the pre-crusade era, to the way in which historians in more recent centuries have chosen to reconstruct the medieval epoch. Also available: Volume 1: Western Approaches 2003 0-521-81168-6 Hardback $60.00 C Volume 2: Defining the Crusader Kingdom 2003 0-521-78151-5 Hardback $60.00 C

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"A fitting tribute to an outstanding scholar has been paid. Research libraries should gratify their readers by acquiring these books." The Catholic Historical Review
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  • ISBN-13: 9780521826679
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 12/28/2011
  • Pages: 640
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 2.48 (d)

Table of Contents

Volume I: Jonathan Riley-Smith, the crusades and the military orders: an appreciation Norman Housley and Marcus Bull; Part I. The Crusades and Crusading: 1. Views of Muslims and of Jerusalem in miracle stories, c. 1000–c. 1200: reflections on the study of first crusaders' motivations Marcus Bull; 2. A further note on the conquest of Lisbon in 1147 Giles Constable; 3. Costing the crusade: budgeting for crusading activity in the fourteenth century Norman Housley; 4. The crusading motivation of the Italian city republics in the Latin East, c. 1096–1104 Christopher Marshall; 5. Odo of Deuil's De profectione Ludovici VII in orientem as a source for the second crusade Jonathan Phillips; 6. Innocent III and Alexius III: a crusade plan that failed James M. Powell; 7. The Venetian fleet for the fourth crusade and the diversion of the crusade to Constantinople John H. Pryor; Part II. The Catholic Church and the Crusade: 8. The conquest of Jerusalem: Joachim of Fiore and the Jews Anna Sapir Abulafia; 9. Crusades, clerics, and violence: reflections on a canonical theme James A. Brundage; 10. Humbert of Romans and the crusade Penny J. Cole; 11. Christianity and the morality of warfare during the first century of crusading H. E. J. Cowdrey; 12. Holy war and holy men: Erdmann and the lives of the saints John France; 13. The Bible moralisée and the crusades Christoph T. Maier; 14. The hospitallers in twelfth-century Constantinople Anthony Luttrell; 15. Serving king and crusade: the military orders in royal service in Ireland, 1220–1400 Helen Nicholson; Part III. Retrospective: 16. The first crusade in post-war fiction Susan Edgington; 17. Nineteenth-century perspectives of the first crusade Elizabeth Siberry. Volume II: Jonathan Riley-Smith, the crusades and the Latin East: an appreciation Jonathan Phillips with Peter Edbury; Part I. People and Politics: 1. The 'muddy road' of Odo Arpin from Bourges to La Charité-sur-Loire Jonathan Shepard; 2. Alice of Antioch: a case study of female power in the twelfth century Tom Asbridge; 3. Gaufridus abbas Templi Domini: an underestimated figure in the early history of the kingdom of Jerusalem Rudolf Hiestand; 4. The career of Philip of Nablus in the kingdom of Jerusalem Malcolm Barber; Part II. Re-reading the Sources: 5. A second incarnation in Frankish Jerusalem Benjamin Z. Kedar; 6. The Old French translation of William of Tyre as an historical source Bernard Hamilton; 7. The Freiburg leaf: crusader art and loca sancta around the year 1200 Jaroslav Folda; 8. Reading John of Jaffa Peter Edbury; Part III. History and Historiography: 9. Churches and settlement in crusader Palestine Denys Pringle; 10. King Fulk of Jerusalem as city lord Hans Eberhard Mayer; 11. The adventure of John Gale, knight of Tyre Jean Richard; 12. Hülegü Khan and the Christians: the making of a myth Peter Jackson; 13. Orientalism and the early development of crusader studies Robert Irwin; Part IV. Commerce in Context: 14. Notes on the economic consequences of the crusades Michel Balard; 15. New Venetian evidence on crusader Acre David Jacoby; 16. The role of the Templars and the Hospitallers in the movement of commodities involving Cyprus, 1291–1312 Nicholas Coureas; 17. From Tunis to Piombino: piracy and trade in the Tyrrhenian Sea, 1397–1472 David Abulafia.

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