A History of the Crusades: The First Hundred Years

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Kenneth M. Setton, Marshall W. Baldwin
Univ of Wisconsin Press, 1969 - History - 740 pages
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The six volumes of A History of the Crusades will stand as the definitive history of the Crusades, spanning five centuries, encompassing Jewish, Moslem, and Christian perspectives, and containing a wealth of information and analysis of the history, politics, economics, and culture of the medieval world.
 

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Contents

Foreword
xiii
Foreword to the Second Edition
xix
Preface
xxi
Note on Transliteration and Nomenclature
xxv
Abbreviations
xxxi
Western Europe on the Eve of the Crusades
3
Conflict in the Mediterranean before the First Crusade
31
B The Italian Cities and the Arabs before 1095
40
The First Crusade Constantinpole to Antioch
280
The First Crusade Antioch to Ascalon
308
The Crusade of 1101
343
The Foundation of the Latin States 10991118
368
The Growth of the Latin States 11181144
410
Zengi and the Fall of Edessa
449
The Second Crusade
463
The Career of NüradDīn
513

C The Norman Conquest of Sicily
54
D The Pilgrimages to Palestine before 1095
68
The Caliphate and the Arab States
81
The Ismāᶜīlites and the Assassins
99
The Turkish Invasion the Selchükids
135
The Byzantine Empire in the Eleventh Century
177
The Councils of Piacenza and Clermont
220
The First Crusade Clermont to Constantinople
253
The Latin States under Baldwin III and Amalric I 11431174
528
The Rise of Saladin 11691189
563
The Decline and Fall of Jerusalem 11741189
590
Important Dates and Events
622
Gazetteer and Note on Maps
626
Index
667
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