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People of the First Crusade

by Michael Foss

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Published by Arcade Pub., Distributed by Little, Brown and Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crusades -- First, 1096-1099.,
  • Civilization, Medieval.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMichael Foss.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD161.2 .F67 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination232 p. :
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL659116M
    ISBN 101559704144
    LC Control Number97004353
    OCLC/WorldCa37011206

    Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: When the Pope called on all Christians to expel the Muslims from the Holy City of Jerusalem, the Crusades were born - not only spiritual quests - but also brutal military campaigns.   First Crusade () Four armies of Crusaders were formed from troops of different Western European regions, led by Raymond of Saint-Gilles, Godfrey of Bouillon, Hugh of Vermandois and Bohemond.

    Buy People of the First Crusade REPRINT Edition by Foss, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). "As a concise popular history, People of the First Crusade gives an engaging overview of the reasons for the first great Christian-Muslim ""holy war,"" its gruesome progress and the confused aftermath."--Publishers Weekly Near the end of the eleventh century, Western Europe was in turmoil, beset by invasions from both north and south, by the breakdown of law and order, and by the laxity and 4/5(1).

    Foss, an independent historian, absorbingly tells the strange tale of Christendom's First Crusade () to liberate Jerusalem and the Holy Land from Muslim rule. In an attempt to unify Latin Christendom and defuse the threat of a Muslim invasion from the East, Pope Urban II, in a speech at Clermont, France, in , urged military leaders to. illustrated with black & white drawings and prints. a great resource for the military historian and collector alike! out-of-print history book in new unused condition!Seller Rating: % positive.


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Somemen, from knights to paupers, took up the call--the largest mobilization of manpower since the fall of the Roman Empire/5. The First Crusade: A New History - Thomas S. Asbridge, Lecturer in Early Medieval History Thomas Asbridge - Google Books. On the last Tuesday of NovemberPope Urban II delivered an electrifying speech that launched the First Crusade.

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Buy People of the First Crusade 1st by Foss, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). As a concise popular history, People of the First Crusade gives an engaging overview of the reasons for the first great Christian-Muslim ""holy war,"" its gruesome progress and the confused aftermath.

Foss, an independent historian, absorbingly tells the strange tale of Christendom's First Crusade () to liberate Jerusalem and the Holy Land from Muslim rule.

In an attempt to unify Latin Christendom and defuse the threat of a Muslim invasion from the East, Pope Urban II, in a speech at Clermont, France, inurged military leaders to form an army of liberation and free the Holy Land. People of the First Crusade.

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