The First Crusade and the Idea of Crusading / Edition 1

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Overview

""Riley-Smith marshals his case lucidly.""--Times Literary Supplement

""Riley-Smith's analysis of the formation of Crusading ideology offers a provocative new interpretation. . . . [His] scholarship is impeccable, and he supports his contentions with

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"An excellent account of the First Crusade."—Speculum

"An extremely useful and stimulating book, which no student of crusading history can afford to neglect."—Times Literary Supplement

"Riley-Smith's scholarship is impeccable. . . . A distinguished and persuasive contribution."—American Historical Review

"Riley-Smith's work is based upon a thorough knowledge of the sources, breaking new ground in his use of the charters of departing Crusaders as evidence for their forms of motivation. . . . It represents the best general account of the religious meaning of the Crusade, and as such it is an important addition to literature on the Crusades and to the development of forms of lay piety in the Middle Ages."—Journal of Religion

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780812213638
  • Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/28/1986
  • Series: The Middle Ages Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 236
  • Product dimensions: 0.54 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Jonathan Riley-Smith is Dixie Professor Emeritus of Ecclesiastical History at the University of Cambridge and author of many books, most recently The Crusades, Christianity, and Islam.
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Table of Contents

1 Pope Urban's Message

2 The Response of Lay People

3 Conditions on the March

4 The Ideas of the Crusaders

5 The Crusade of 1101

6 Theological Refinement

7 Conclusion

Chronological Table

Abbreviations

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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