[Steven Runciman] A History of the Crusades 1The First Crusade and the Foundations of the Kingdom of Jerusalem [writing Book] Ebook


  • Hardcover
  • 208
  • A History of the Crusades 1The First Crusade and the Foundations of the Kingdom of Jerusalem
  • Steven Runciman
  • English
  • 04 November 2018
  • 9780521847391

10 thoughts on “A History of the Crusades 1The First Crusade and the Foundations of the Kingdom of Jerusalem

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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 lose the idea being either that the reviewer has a form of dementia or is in an ongoing situation where they may need to flee and have no time to grab their reading material I can't really imagine being that

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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 you are daunted by its

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    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

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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 found this a well researched linear survey but one lacking resonance The seuence is delineated but

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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

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    Runciman's classic history of the Crusades begins with this engrossing and highly readable account of the background leading up to the Latin Ch

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    The Steven runciman's book about The crusades is highly recognized as one the most greatest works of history of the crusades The aut

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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 history is also a fool’s errand For what he has said and for what he has failed to say

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About the Author: Steven Runciman

A King's Scholar at Eton College he was an exact contemporary and close friend of George Orwell While there they both studied French under Aldous Huxley In 1921 he entered Trinity College Cambridge as a history scholar and studied under JB Bury becoming as Runciman later commented his first and only student At first the reclusive Bury tried to brush him off; then when Runciman ment