The Crusades

Discussion in 'Writing Resources' started by skip.knox, Dec 4, 2018 at 11:40 PM.

  1. skip.knox

    skip.knox Staff Moderator

    I'll post announcements about new crusades articles on this thread.

    The Third Crusade is now live

    Third Crusade

    This the best-known crusade besides the First. It's got Richard of England, the famous sultan Saladin, assassins and kidnapping and daring rescues. I have yet to read a good novelization of the events, but of course Runciman's recounting is pretty dramatic.

    I'm just going to keep on the the crusading stuff for a while. There are the main crusades but I also have essays that trace each Crusader Kingdom individually, plus essays on things like the Albigensian Crusade, and even the fourteenth and fifteenth century crusades. At some point I'll add the Virtual Pilgrimage (whose title feels awfully dated now). So it's going to be some time before I get back to the more general European history stuff.
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