Jerusalem in the Time of the Crusades [NOOK Book]


Adrian J. Boas's combined use of historical and archaeological evidence together with eye-witness accounts written by visiting pilgrims results in a multi-faceted perspective of Crusader Jerusalem.
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Jerusalem in the Time of the Crusades

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Adrian J. Boas's combined use of historical and archaeological evidence together with eye-witness accounts written by visiting pilgrims results in a multi-faceted perspective of Crusader Jerusalem.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203996676
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/6/2001
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • File size: 5 MB

Table of Contents

List of plates
List of figures and maps
Abbreviations used in the notes
Chronological summary
Map of Jerusalem in the Crusader Period
Introduction 1
Pt. I The Medieval City 3
1 The Physical Setting 5
2 Background to the Crusader Period 8
3 Administration 21
4 Events in the Life of the City 30
5 Education and Intellectual Life 34
6 The Population 35
Pt. II The Physical Remains or Crusader Jerusalem 41
7 The Fortifications 43
8 The Citadel 73
9 The Royal Palaces 79
10 The Quarters of the City 83
11 Outside the Walls 94
12 The Churches and Monasteries 102
13 Streets and Squares 134
14 Markets 142
15 Other Public Works 156
16 Urban Industry, Crafts, Trades and Institutions of Commerce and Finance 165
17 Private Space 169
18 Water Sources and the Communal Water Supply 171
19 Sewage and Drainage 178
20 Burial Inside and Outside the City 180
Pt. III Art and the Crusader Legacy 189
21 Medieval Art in Jerusalem 191
22 Jerusalem in Medieval Art 199
Conclusion 202
Notes 204
Sources and bibliography 252
Index 265
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