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Why study the crusades?
The purpose of this book
Historiography and definition
The First Crusade
The appeal of the First Crusade
Preparations for the crusade
The crusade sets out
The Muslim Near East
The crusade in Asia Minor and the siege of Antioch
The siege of Jerusalem
The 1101 crusade and the early years of conquest
The 1108 crusade – a holy war against Christians
Muslim–Christian relations: warfare and alliances
The kingdom of Jerusalem and the succession of Baldwin I
The Battle of the Field of Blood (1119)
The 1120–24 crusade and the capture of Tyre
The campaigns of King Baldwin II
The reign of King Fulk (1131–43)
Zengi and the fall of Edessa (1144)
The regency of Melisende and the accession of Baldwin III
The challenges of a new land: Frankish rule and settlement
Relations with indigenous peoples
Frankish rural settlement
The origins of the Frankish settlers and their way of life
Urban life and trade
A Frankish identity?
The military orders
The origins and development of the Templars
The origins and development of the Hospitallers
The Hospital in Jerusalem and medical care
The Hospitallers and military activity
The military orders in the West
The Second Crusade
The conquest of Lisbon
The crusades against Almeria, Tortosa and Jaén
The Baltic crusade
Preparations for the march to the Holy Land
The crusade in the Latin East
The siege of Damascus
Warfare, strategy and castles in the Levant
Raids, strategy and battles
Siege warfare
Naval warfare
The rise of Nur ad-Din
The struggle for Egypt
Diplomatic contact with the West and Byzantium
The capture of Alexandria
The mission of Archbishop Frederick of Tyre
King Amalric’s embassy to Constantinople (1171)
Succession and civil war: the problem of newcomers
The maintenance of authority over the Frankish nobility
The establishment of the Frankish Church in the Levant
Pilgrimage to the Holy Land
The True Cross
The ecclesiastical hierarchy
The first regency of Count Raymond III of Tripoli
The rise of Saladin
The invasion of Egypt and the castle at Jacob’s Ford
The marriage of Guy and Sibylla
The 1181 crusade appeal of Pope Alexander III
Prince Reynald’s attack on the Arabian peninsula
The mission of Patriarch Heraclius
The death of King Baldwin IV and the coronation of King Guy
The descent into war
The Battle of Hattin
The fall of Jerusalem
The Third Crusade and beyond
Audita tremendi: the Crusade appeal of Pope Gregory VIII
Conrad of Montferrat and the defence of Tyre
The crusade of Frederick Barbarossa
The crusade preparations of Richard the Lionheart
The aims of the Third Crusade and the siege of Acre
The conclusion of the siege of Acre
The Battle of Arsuf
The march on Jerusalem
The second march on Jerusalem and the Battle of Jaffa
Conclusion to the Third Crusade
The German Crusade of 1197
The impact of the crusades in the Eastern Mediterranean
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Phillips - The Crusades

Phillips - The Crusades



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