The Experience of Crusading by Marcus BullThe Experience of Crusading by Marcus Bull

The Experience of Crusading

EditorMarcus Bull, Norman Housley

Hardcover | June 23, 2003

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This collection of seventeen essays by leading researchers is published with a companion volume to celebrate the sixty-fifth birthday of Jonathan Riley-Smith, the leading British historian of the Crusades. The subjects focus on the theory and practice of crusading and the contributions which were made by the military orders.
Title:The Experience of CrusadingFormat:HardcoverPublished:June 23, 2003Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521811686

ISBN - 13:9780521811682

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Table of Contents

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.

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"This is an important collection of studies that both scholars and students will wish to consult. Completed by two full and suitably affectionate introductory essays on Riley-Smith as scholar and teacher, the volumes provide a worthy celebration of perhaps the most distinguished and prominent of living historians of the crusades in the English-speaking world, and certainly one of the most generous, fertile, and prolific." The International History Review, Christopher Tyerman, Hertford College & New College, Oxford