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The Dream and the Tomb : A History of the Crusades :  A History of the Crusades - R. Payne

The Dream and the Tomb : A History of the Crusades

A History of the Crusades

By: R. Payne

Paperback Published: 2000
ISBN: 9780815410867
Number Of Pages: 456

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This is a comprehensive account of the eight religious wars between the Christian West and the Muslim East that dominated the Middle Ages.

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No man alive can write more beautiful prose than Robert Payne.--The New York Times

The Voice From the Tomb
The Dream and the Tombp. 17
Thunder out of Arabiap. 21
In the Fields of Clermontp. 31
The Crusade of the Poorp. 38
A Pride of Princesp. 47
Under the Walls of Constantinoplep. 57
The Dark Roads to the Holy Land
Journey Through the Wildernessp. 67
The Siege of Antiochp. 77
The King of the Tafursp. 83
The Finding of the Holy Lancep. 87
The Triumphp. 95
The Kings Who Came from Abroad
The Quarrels of the Princesp. 107
King Baldwin Ip. 116
The Armed Might of the Crusadersp. 124
King Baldwin IIp. 128
King Fulk of Anjoup. 137
The Kings Born in the Holy Land
The Young King Baldwin IIIp. 149
The Second Crusadep. 155
King Baldwin III and the Heroic Agep. 161
King Amaury Ip. 169
The Young King's Valor and the Fall of Jerusalem
Baldwin IV: The Leper Kingp. 181
King Baldwin IV Against Saladinp. 191
The Horns of Hattinp. 197
Islam Takes Jerusalemp. 206
Three Lettersp. 213
The Rages of King Richard
A Journey to Joachimp. 219
Slow Boat to Acrep. 227
Richard and Saladinp. 232
A Famous Victoryp. 240
Marches and Countermarchesp. 245
The Old Man of the Mountainp. 252
The Doge in his Splendor
The Vermilion Galleyp. 261
The Burning Cityp. 270
The Devastation of Constantinoplep. 277
The Wasting of the Treasure
The Children's Crusadesp. 287
The Plagues of Egyptp. 290
Frederick, Emperor of the Romans, Ever Glorious
The Stupor of the Worldp. 305
Brief Victoryp. 314
The Disaster at La Forbiep. 321
The Saint in His Toils
The Pilgrimages of St. Louisp. 335
Victory and Defeat at Damiettap. 344
St. Louis in Acrep. 352
The Death of St. Louisp. 360
The Ax Falls
Baibarsp. 367
The End of the Kingdomp. 377
The Last Throw of the Dicep. 387
Notesp. 395
Select Bibliographyp. 399
Indexp. 407
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ISBN: 9780815410867
ISBN-10: 0815410867
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 456
Published: 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.68 x 15.34  x 2.31
Weight (kg): 0.6
Edition Type: New edition

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