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Book Title : The Crusades
Author : S.J. Allen
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Release Date : 2014-04-21
Pages : 464
ISBN : 9781442606258
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Since the publication of the first edition of The Crusades: A Reader, interest in the Crusades has increased dramatically, fueled in part by current global interactions between the Muslim world and Western nations. The second edition features an intriguing new chapter on perceptions of the Crusades in the modern period, from David Hume and William Wordsworth to World War I political cartoons and crusading rhetoric circulating after 9/11. Islamic accounts of the treatment of prisoners have been added, as well as sources detailing the homecoming of those who had ventured to the Holy Land—including a newly translated reading on a woman crusader, Margaret of Beverly. The book contains sixteen images, study questions for each reading, and an index.

Book Title : An Introduction to the Crusades
Author : S.J. Allen
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Release Date : 2017-05
Pages : 208
ISBN : 9781442600232
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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An Introduction to the Crusades, part of the Companions to Medieval Studies series, is an accessible guide to studying the complex history of the Crusades. The book begins by defining the Crusades, giving the political and social context of Byzantium, Western Europe, the Islamic States, and Jewish communities to set the scene for crusading from the eleventh century to the end of the medieval period. It then immerses the reader in the logistics of crusading and the day-to-day life of a crusader, explaining arms and armor, strategy and tactics, and siege warfare. Topics explored in depth include women on crusade, pilgrimage, the Mongols, crusade charters, and the use of crusader rhetoric throughout history. A case study chapter on the negotiations for Jerusalem between Saladin and Richard I provides insight into the process of historical inquiry and methods for engaging with primary sources. The book is pedagogically grounded through the inclusion of questions for reflection, sixteen images, four maps, a detailed chronology, a glossary, a "Who's Who" of the crusading world, and a bibliography.

Book Title : Criticism of the Crusade
Author : Palmer Allan Throop
Publisher :
Release Date : 1940
Pages : 291
ISBN : UOM:39015005374387
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Book Title : Sacred Violence
Author : Jill N. Claster
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Release Date : 2009
Pages : 356
ISBN : 9781442600584
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Renowned medieval historian Jill N. Claster examines warfare between Christians and Muslims for control of the embattled city of Jerusalem.

Book Title : Avengers
Author : Allan Heinberg
Publisher : Marvel Entertainment
Release Date : 2012-03-28
Pages : 248
ISBN : 9780785182863
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The Young Avengers return in an epic saga by series creators Allan Heinberg and Jim Cheung. When Wiccan's reality-altering powers begin to rival those of the Scarlet Witch, the young hero sets out on a quest to find her that spans the Marvel Universe and pits Wiccan against both the Avengers and the Young Avengers. But will Wiccan's desire to solve the mystery of his parentage be his salvation or his undoing? With three words, the Scarlet Witch changed the world forever...and now with her return, nothing will ever be the same for the Marvel Universe. This self-contained Marvel event reintroduces and redefines the Young Avengers and the Scarlet Witch for the Heroic Age, and is essential reading for any Avengers fan. COLLECTING: UNCANNY X-MEN (1963) 526 (B STORY); AVENGERS: THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE 1-9; AVENGERS: THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE - YOUNG AVENGERS 1

Book Title : Chronicles of the Crusades
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Release Date : 1848
Pages : 562
ISBN : HARVARD:32044037767399
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Book Title : Children s Crusade
Author : Allan Heinberg
Publisher : Panini
Release Date : 2012-05
Pages : 220
ISBN : 1846534852
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The Young Avengers return in an epic adventure. When Wiccan's reality-altering powers begin to rival those of the Scarlet Witch, the young hero sets out on a quest to find her that spans the Marvel Universe and pits Wiccan against both the Avengers and the Young Avengers. But will Wiccan's desire to solve the mystery of his parentage be his salvation or his undoing? This self-contained Marvel adventure reintroduces and redefines the Young Avengers and the Scarlet Witch for the Heroic Age and is essential reading for any Avengers fan.

Book Title : God s War
Author : Christopher Tyerman
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release Date : 2007-10-04
Pages : 1023
ISBN : 9780140269802
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Tyerman gives a sweeping new vision of one of history's most astounding events: the Crusades. Drawing on all of the most recent scholarship, and told with great verve and authority, "God's War" is the definitive account of a fascinating and horrifying story that continues to haunt our contemporary world.

Book Title : The Brethren
Author : H. Rider Haggard
Publisher : Christian Liberty Press
Release Date : 2004
Pages : 347
ISBN : 193036797X
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This stirring novel by Sir H. Rider Haggard, is set in the climactic months before the opening of the Third Crusade, called the King's Crusade. The Brethren is a classic tale of love and chivalry, unfolding amidst the touching story of two English knights who are in love with the same maiden. The devotion of these men is tested when their beloved is carried away against her will to Palestine and eventually to the court of the famous Muslim leader, Saladin. Their quest to reclaim Rosamund, the kidnapped maiden, thrusts the brethren into a web of intrigue and treachery that remains unbroken until they have endured epic crusader battles and a bloody siege of Jerusalem.

Book Title : War and the Making of Medieval Monastic Culture
Author : Katherine Allen Smith
Publisher : Boydell Press
Release Date : 2011
Pages : 236
ISBN : 9781843836162
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"Monastic culture has generally been seen as set apart from the medieval battlefield, as 'those who prayed' were set apart from 'those who fought'. However, in this first study of the place of war within medieval monastic culture, the author shows the limitations of this division. Through a wide reading of Latin sermons, letters, and hagiography, she identifies a monastic language of war that presented the monk as the archetypal 'soldier of Christ' and his life of prayer as a continuous combat with the devil: indeed, monks' claims to supremacy on the spiritual battlefield grew even louder as Church leaders extended the title of 'soldier of Christ' to lay knights and crusaders. So, while medieval monasteries have traditionally been portrayed as peaceful sanctuaries in a violent world, here the author demonstrates that monastic identity was negotiated through real and imaginary encounters with war, and that the concept of spiritual warfare informed virtually every aspect of life in the cloister."--P. [4] of cover.