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Usades has been acclaimed as a fascinating account of the historic journey to save the Holy Land from the infidel This abridgment makes accessible to broader readership one of the most compelling historical narrative. The Steven runciman s book about The crusades is highly recognized as one the most greatest works of history of the crusades The author is an amazing writer also an impartial historian with judgements and opinions supports on solid scholarship on source and contemporary chroniclers The first volume The First Crusade and the Foundations of the Kingdom of Jerusalem tell us about the fundation the first crusade the beginning the fundation of the kingdom of Jerusalem Previously Runciman examined loss the palestine the conflict in Bizantine empire conflicts on the Cristian world Runciman after describes of the major crusaders leaders and their travels to the Holy land The first siege of Nicea until the siege of Jerusalem and ends with the Baldwin s coronation as King of Jerusalem A great work one classic account Burning Attraction readership one of the most compelling historical narrative. The Steven The Numbers Game runciman s book about The crusades is highly Tall man riding. recognized as one the most greatest works of history of the crusades The author is an amazing writer also an impartial historian with judgements and opinions supports on solid scholarship on source and contemporary chroniclers The first volume The First Crusade and the Foundations of the Kingdom of Jerusalem tell us about the fundation the first crusade the beginning the fundation of the kingdom of Jerusalem Previously Runciman examined loss the palestine the conflict in Bizantine empire conflicts on the Cristian world Runciman after describes of the major crusaders leaders and their travels to the Holy land The first siege of Nicea until the siege of Jerusalem and ends with the Baldwin s coronation as King of Jerusalem A great work one classic account

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A History of the Crusades 1The First Crusade and the Foundations of the Kingdom of Jerusalem

When Pope Urban II rose to his feet to address the multitudes gathered before him at the Council of Clermont in 1095 his appeal was simple let Western Christendom march to the aid of their brethren in the East Whethe. With verve and drama volume one of Runciman s trilogy tells the story of the First Crusade from its unlikely beginnings in pilgrimage to the horrors of the siege of Jerusalem and the carving out of new territory on the edge of the eastern Mediterranean Runciman gives an excellent account of the events leading up to the First Crusade and the actual operations and tactics userd by the Crusaders in the Holy Land He also discusses the behind the scene dealings that were involved in developing and holding together the Coalition between Rome and ConstantinopleVery well written If you want a balanced treatment of the crusades this is the place to startHighly recommended The Coquette and the Boarding School rose to his feet to address the multitudes gathered before him at the Council of Clermont in 1095 his appeal was simple let Western Christendom march to the aid of their brethren in the East Whethe. With verve and drama volume one of Runciman s trilogy tells the story of the First Crusade from its unlikely beginnings in pilgrimage to the horrors of the siege of Jerusalem and the carving out of new territory on the edge of the eastern Mediterranean Runciman gives an excellent account of the events leading up to the First Crusade and the actual operations and tactics userd by the Crusaders in the Holy Land He also discusses the behind the scene dealings that were involved in developing and holding together the Coalition between Rome and ConstantinopleVery well written If you want a balanced treatment of the crusades this is the place to startHighly Imagimorphia recommended

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R the Crusades are regarded as the most idealistic of Christian expeditions or the last of the barbarian invasions they remain one of the most exciting adventure stories in history Steven Runicman's History of the Cr. Runciman s classic history of the Crusades begins with this engrossing and highly readable account of the background leading up to the Latin Christian incursion into the Near East by way of the Byzantine Empire up through the First Crusade and the stunning initial conuest of Jerusalem Runciman bases his history on his vast familiarity with the chronicle sources written in an imposing number of languages The book is packed with colorful personalities and events and by the standards of current scholarship regards history a bit too much as the drama of princes and kings So the story largely becomes a personal one and the implications of various disasters and gut wrenching massacres is perhaps somewhat overshadowed by the personal fortunes of the Crusading captains such as Bohemond and Raymond of Toulouse Runci


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    I read a review of The Arabian Nights on GR which began pessimistically and rather alarmingly I needed a book which I could

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    One of the biggest favors you can do for yourself in this life is to read Steven Runciman's History of the Crusades If yo

  3. says:

    With verve and drama volume one of Runciman's trilogy tells the story of the First Crusade from its unlikely beginnings in pilgrimage to the horrors of the siege of Jerusalem and the carving out of new territory on the edge of the eastern Mediterranean Runciman gives an excellent account of the events leading up to the First Crusade and the actual operations and tactics userd by the Crusaders in the Holy Land He also discusses th

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    When Raymond of Aguilers later that morning went to visit the Temple area he had to pick his way through corpses and blood that reached up to his kneesAs much as I enjoyed the scholar's book on the Fall of Constantinople I

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    This is an outstanding of the events preceding the First Crusade that ultimately set it on the course it ended up as well as the First Crusade itself It is interesting and readable and answers many of uestions I'd wondered about it since high school and college such as why did Palestine and Egypt fall so easily into Muslim hands in the 7th Century? Why didn't the original Christian inhabitants resist the Arab i

  6. says:

    Runciman's classic history of the Crusades begins with this engrossing and highly readable account of the background leading up to the Latin Christian incursion into the Near East by way of the Byzantine Empire up through the First Crusade and the stunning initial conuest of Jerusalem Runciman bases his history on his vast familiarity with

  7. says:

    The Steven runciman's book about The crusades is highly recognized as one the most greatest works of history of the crusades The author is an amazing writer also an impartial historian with judgements and opinions supports on solid scholarsh

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    Fascinating all three volumes

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    History is necessarily a catalog of folly because that’s what we human beings excel at As one might expect therefore the writing of

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    When the term genius is used these days almost invariably it is applied to a student of mathematics or the sciences an Albert Einste

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