God's war : a new history of the Crusades

Published
  • London : Penguin Books 2007
Physical description
xvi, 1023 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 20 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780140269802
Notes
  • Previously published: Allen Lane, 2006.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 -- God's bargain : summoning the Second Crusade -- 'The spirit of the pilgrim God' : fighting the Second Crusade -- The Third Crusade -- 'A great cause for mourning' : 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 -- 'Ehud's sharpened sword' -- 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.
Subject
Genre
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

Holdings information at the University of Aberdeen Libraries

Requesting live circulation data...

Location of copy Shelfmark Availability

Export: