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God's war : a new history of the Crusades / Christopher Tyerman.

By: Tyerman, Christopher [Author]Material type: TextTextSeries: Penguin historyPublication details: London: Penguin Books, 2007Description: xvi, 1023 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill., maps ; 20 cmISBN: 9780140269Subject(s): Crusades -- History | Σταυροφορίες -- Ιστορία
Contents:
The First Crusade. The origins of Christian holy war -- The summons to Jerusalem -- The march to Constantinople -- The road to the Holy Sepulchre -- Frankish Outremer. The foundation of Christian Outremer -- The Latin states -- East is east and east is west: Outremer in the twelfth century -- The Second Crusade. A new path to salvation? Western Christendom and holy war, 1100-1145 -- GodΉs bargain: summoning the Second Crusade -- ΉThe spirit of the pilgrim GodΉ: fighting the Second Crusade -- The Third Crusade. ΉA great cause for mourningΉ: the revival of crusading and the Third Crusade -- The call of the Cross -- To the siege of Acre -- The Palestine War, 1191-2 -- The Fourth Crusade. ΉEhudΉs sharpened swordΉ -- The Fourth Crusade: preparations -- The Fourth Crusade: diversion -- The expansion of crusading. The Albigensian Crusades, 1209-29 -- The Fifth Crusade, 1213-21 -- Frontier crusades 1: conquest in Spain -- Frontier crusades 2: the Baltic and the North -- The defence of Outremer. Survival and decline: the Frankish Holy Land in the thirteenth century -- The defence of the Holy Land, 1221-44 -- Louis IX and the fall of mainland Outremer, 1244-91 -- The later crusades. The eastern crusades in the later Middle Ages -- The crusade and Christian society in the later Middle Ages.
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First published: Allen Lane, 2006.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 923-990) and index.

The First Crusade. The origins of Christian holy war -- The summons to Jerusalem -- The march to Constantinople -- The road to the Holy Sepulchre -- Frankish Outremer. The foundation of Christian Outremer -- The Latin states -- East is east and east is west: Outremer in the twelfth century -- The Second Crusade. A new path to salvation? Western Christendom and holy war, 1100-1145 -- GodΉs bargain: summoning the Second Crusade -- ΉThe spirit of the pilgrim GodΉ: fighting the Second Crusade -- The Third Crusade. ΉA great cause for mourningΉ: the revival of crusading and the Third Crusade -- The call of the Cross -- To the siege of Acre -- The Palestine War, 1191-2 -- The Fourth Crusade. ΉEhudΉs sharpened swordΉ -- The Fourth Crusade: preparations -- The Fourth Crusade: diversion -- The expansion of crusading. The Albigensian Crusades, 1209-29 -- The Fifth Crusade, 1213-21 -- Frontier crusades 1: conquest in Spain -- Frontier crusades 2: the Baltic and the North -- The defence of Outremer. Survival and decline: the Frankish Holy Land in the thirteenth century -- The defence of the Holy Land, 1221-44 -- Louis IX and the fall of mainland Outremer, 1244-91 -- The later crusades. The eastern crusades in the later Middle Ages -- The crusade and Christian society in the later Middle Ages.

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