The Invention of the Crusades :: Christopher Tyerman

The Invention of the Crusades :: Christopher Tyerman soon to be presented for sale on the super BookLovers of Bath web site!

London & Basingstoke: The Macmillan Press, 1998, Hardback in dust wrapper.

From the cover: The astonishing outbreak of religious fervour and military self-confidence that led to the great Christian expeditions to invade the Holy Land during the twelfth century have become such an established part of European myth that it has become almost impossible to view these events as they were seen by contemporaries. The towering historical figures (Frederick Barbarossa, Count Bohemond of Tarento, Richard the Lionheart, Philip Augustus, Saladin) and the accompanying panoply of images (the great sermons of the popes and St Bernard, the taking of…

Very Good in Near Fine Dustwrapper. Edges of the textblock spotted in a couple of places. The contents complete, clean and tight.

Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 170 pages. Index. Bibliography. 8¾” x 5¾”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I excite you with my selection contained in History Catholic Church catalogue?

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