The Crusades

The Crusades

A Short History

Book - 1987
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A comprehensive history of the Crusades: an account of the theology of violence behind the Crusades, the major Crusades, the experience of crusading, and the crusaders themselves.
Publisher: New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, 1987
ISBN: 9780300047004
Branch Call Number: 909.07/RIL
Alternative Title: Pope Urban II
The development of the idea of crusading
The birth of the crusading movement : the preaching of the first crusade
The holy places and the catholic patriarchates of Jerusalem and Antioch
The establishment of the Latin church
Settlement, government and defence of the Latin East, 1097-1187
The immaturity of twelfth-century crusading
The early crusades of the twelfth century
The crusade of Calixtus II
The crusade of 1128-9, the first proclamation of a political crusade, and Gratian's Decretum
The second crusade
Crusading at its height, 1187-1229
The third crusade
The crusade of 1197
Pope Innocent III
The fourth crusade
The Baltic crusades
The crusade against Markward of Anweiler
The Albigensian Crusade
Crusading in Spain
The children's crusade and the preaching of the fifth crusade
The course of the fifth crusade
Crusading reaches maturity, 1229-1291
Crusading thought in the mid-thirteenth century
The crusades of 1239-1241
The first crusade of St. Louis
Crusading in Prussia and Livonia
Crusades against heretics
Political crusades
The second crusage of St. Louis
Pope Gregory X
The failure to launch a great crusade after 1276
The Latin East, 1192-1291
Constitutional conflict in the kingdom of Jerusalem
The Mamluks, and changes in the Asiatic trade routes
The Mamluk conquests
The destruction of the settlements in Palestine and Syria
The variety of crusading, 1291-1523
Crusade theoreticians
The fall of the Templars
The Teutonic knights in Prussia and Livonia
The Hospitallers of St John on Rhodes
Crusading in Spain and Italy, 1302-1378
Crusading to the East, 1291-1370
Crusades engendered by the Great Schism
The crusades of Mahdia and Nicopolis
Crusading against the Turks, 1397-1413
The Hussite crusades
The crusade of Varna
Reactions to the loss of Constantinople
The conquest of Granada and the invasion of North Africa
Crusade plans, 1484-1522
The Reformation
The Hospitallers of St John and Malta


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