A chronology of the Crusades by Timothy Venning, Peter Frankopan

By Timothy Venning, Peter Frankopan

A Chronology of the Crusades presents a daily improvement of the Crusading circulate, the Crusades and the states created by means of them throughout the medieval interval. starting within the run-up to the 1st campaign in 1095, to the autumn of Constantinople in 1453, and finishing with the Turkish assault on Belgrade in 1456, this reference is a complete consultant to the occasions of every campaign, focusing on the close to East, but in addition these Christian expeditions sanctioned through the Papacy as ‘Crusades’ within the medieval period. in addition to clashes among Christians and Muslims within the Latin States, Timothy Venning additionally chronicles the Albigensian campaign, clashes in Anatolia and the Balkans and the Reconquista within the Iberian Peninsula. either specific and obtainable, this chronology attracts jointly fabric from modern Latin/Frankish, Byzantine and Arab/Muslim resources with overview and clarification to supply a readable narrative which supplies scholars an in-depth evaluate of 1 of the main enduringly attention-grabbing sessions in medieval history.

Including an advent via Peter Frankopan which summarises and contextualises the interval, this publication is a vital source for college students and lecturers alike.

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348–50). Discovery of the Holy Lance: Albert of Aix, book iv, ch. xlvi; Gesta Francorum, book ix, ch. xxxv; Raymond, book x, pp. 253–5. See also: Thomas Asbridge, ‘The Holy Lance of Antioch: Power, devotion and memory on the First Crusade’ in Reading Medieval Studies, vol. xxxiii (2007) pp. 3–36; Steven Runciman, ‘The Holy Lance Found at Antioch’ in Analecta Bollandiana, vol. lxviii (Brussels: Société des Bollandistes, 1950). Preparations for battle: Raymond, pp. 257–9. Battle with Kerbogha: Albert of Aix, book iv, ch.

Eumathius sails to Lattakieh, which Bohemund is besieging on his own behalf; however Raymond, Duke Robert of Normandy and Count Robert of Flanders arrive to Bohemund’s annoyance and when the town falls. Raymond hoists his and Alexius’ standards. 44 The First Crusade 1095–1099 Eumathius transports the two Roberts to Constantinople on his return there. Late Autumn. Bohemund leaves Syria to visit Jerusalem with Baldwin of Edessa and Archbishop Daimbert of Pisa who is enthroned as Patriarch (Western rite); Bohemund’s nephew Tancred creates principality of Galilee; Godfrey of Bouillon becomes ‘Defender of the Holy Sepulchre’ but not King of Jerusalem and Daimbert apparently secures a promise from him to move to Ascalon once it is conquered and hand over Jerusalem to him.

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