Writing the Early Crusades

Writing the Early Crusades

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A pioneering approach to contemporary historical writing on the First Crusade, looking at the texts as cultural artefacts rather than simply for the evidence they contain.as one would expect in a text of considerable length and complexity, but the verse is not conspicuously there to faciliate this ... Books I and II recount the beginnings of the First Crusade, including of course the Council of Clermont, and deliver the crusaders as far as Constantinople. ... part of the two levels of rubrication familiar from the arrangement of the Historia Iherosolimitana in the RHC: see e.g. i.1, p.

Title:Writing the Early Crusades
Author:Marcus Bull, Damien Kempf
Publisher:Boydell & Brewer Ltd - 2014


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