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The Crusades: A Beginner's Guide


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The Crusades: A Beginner's Guide - Jotischky, Andrew
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In 1095 Pope Urban II launched the First Crusade to recover Jerusalem from the Seljuq Turks. Tens of thousands of people joined his cause, making it the single largest event of the Middle Ages. The conflict would rage for over 200 years, transforming Christian and Islamic relations forever. Andrew Jotischky takes readers through the key events, focussing on the experience of crusading, from both sides. Featuring textboxes with fascinating details on the key sites, figures and battles, this essential primer asks all the ...

The Crusades: A Beginner's Guide 2015, Oneworld Publications, London

ISBN-13: 9781780745930