A History of the Crusades: Volume 3 - The Kingdom of Acre and the Later Crusades: The Kingdom Of Acre and the Later Crusades v. 3

A History of the Crusades: Volume 3 - The Kingdom of Acre and the Later Crusades: The Kingdom Of Acre and the Later Crusades v. 3

by StevenRunciman (Author)

Synopsis

Runciman examines the revival of the Frankish kingdom at the time of the Third Crusade until its collapse a century later. The various themes of the book include: Christiandom, the replacement of the cultured Ayubites by the less sympathetic Mameluks as leader of the Muslem world, and the coming of the Mongols. He includes a chapter on architecture and the arts, and an epilogue on the last manifestations of the Crusading spirit.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 560
Edition: 3
Publisher: Penguin
Published: 26 Apr 1990

ISBN 10: 014013705X
ISBN 13: 9780140137057

Author Bio
Sir Steven Runciman (1903-2000) was a medieval historian and expert on Byzantium.