The Oxford Illustrated History of the Crusades

Paperback | January 1, 2001

EditorJonathan Riley-smith

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Written by a team of leading scholars, this richly illustrated book, with over 200 colour and black and white pictures, presents an authoritative and comprehensive history of the Crusades from the preaching of the First Crusade in 1095 to the legacy of crusading ideas and imagery today.

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Written by a team of leading scholars, this richly illustrated book, with over 200 colour and black and white pictures, presents an authoritative and comprehensive history of the Crusades from the preaching of the First Crusade in 1095 to the legacy of crusading ideas and imagery today.

Professor Jonathan Riley-Smith is Dixie Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Cambridge University and has been a Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, since 1994. He has published widely on medieval history and the Crusades and his books include What were the Crusades? (1977), The Crusades: idea and reality (1981), The First Crusa...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.98 inPublished:January 1, 2001Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192854283

ISBN - 13:9780192854285

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Table of Contents

List of Colour PlatesList of Maps1. Jonathan Riley-Smith: The Crusading Movement and Historians2. Marcus Bull: Origins3. Simon Lloyd: The Crusading Movement, 1096-12744. Jonathan Riley-Smith: The State of Mind of Crusaders to the East, 1095-13005. Michael Routledge: Songs6. Jonathan Phillips: The Latin East, 1098-12917. Jaroslav Folda: Art in the Latin East, 1098-12918. Denys Pringle: Architecture in the Latin East, 1098-15719. Alan Forey: The Military Orders, 1120-131210. Robert Irwin: Islam and the Crusades, 1096-169911. Norman Housley: The Crusading Movement, 1274-169912. Peter Edbury: The Latin East, 1291-166913. Anthony Luttrell: The Military Orders, 1312-179814. Elizabeth Siberry: Images of the Crusades in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries15. Jonathan Riley-Smith: Revival and SurvivalChronologyFurther ReadingIndex

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`makes the results of the recent academic study of the Crusades accessible to a wide section of the general public and succeeds in conveying that this is a living and developing subject, which has far from exhausted its potential.'THES