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The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land

BOOK: The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land
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The Crusades
 

The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land

 
Thomas Asbridge
 

 

For my father
Gerald Asbridge

Contents
 

Part I:
The Coming of the Crusades

1
Holy War, Holy Land

2
Syrian Ordeals

3
The Sacred City

4
Creating the Crusader States

5
Outremer

6
Crusading Reborn

Part II:
The Response of Islam

7
Muslim Revival

8
The Light of Faith

9
The Wealth of Egypt

10
Heir or Usurper

11
The Sultan of Islam

12
Holy Warrior

Part III:
The Trial of Champions

13
Called to Crusade

14
The Conqueror Challenged

15
The Coming of Kings

16
Lionheart

17
Jerusalem

18
Resolution

Part IV:
The Struggle for Survival

19
Rejuvenation

20
New Paths

21
A Saint at War

Part V:
Victory in the East

22
Lion of Egypt

23
The Holy Land Reclaimed

Conclusion

The Legacy of the Crusades

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