The Knights Hospitaller in the Levant, c.1070-1309

Hardcover | July 3, 2012

byJonathan Riley-Smith

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A detailed study of this famed religious-military order, written by the world's pre-eminent Crusades historian, and focusing on the years between the First Crusade and the Knights' conquest of Malta.

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A detailed study of this famed religious-military order, written by the world's pre-eminent Crusades historian, and focusing on the years between the First Crusade and the Knights' conquest of Malta.

JONATHAN RILEY-SMITH'S first university post was in the Department of Medieval History at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. In 1972 he returned to the Faculty of History in the University of Cambridge before being appointed Professor of History at Royal Holloway College, University of London in 1978. From 1994 to 2005 he was Dix...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.81 inPublished:July 3, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230290833

ISBN - 13:9780230290839

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List of Abbreviations Explication and Acknowledgements Prologue PART I: INCEPTION Origins, c.1070-1160 Militarization, 1126-1182 Reaching Maturity, 1177-1206 The Order and the Politics of the Latin East, 1201-1244 PART II: THE MISSION Nursing the Sick and Burying the Dead Defending Christians PART III: THE ORDER Members Conventual Life The Master, his Convent and the Chapter General The Conventual Bailiffs and their Departments PART IV: ASSETS An Exempt Order of the Church The Estate in the Levant Provincial Government and the Estate in Europe PART V: THE END OF THE BEGINNING The Loss of the Mainland, 1244-1291 Interlude on Cyprus, 1291-1309 Epilogue Appendix: Masters of the Hospital Bibliography Index