The Conquest of Lisbon: de Expugnatione Lyxbonensi

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Although the Crusades are generally thought of in terms of the European attempt to conquer and colonize the Holy Land, from the twelfth century onward crusading also involved the "reconquest" of the Iberian peninsula from the Muslims. This eyewitness account of the capture of Lisbon in 1147 by the combined forces of King Alfonso Henriques of Portugal and a fleet of crusaders from the Anglo-Norman realm, Flanders, and the Rhineland is one of the richest and most exciting sources to survive from this period. Far more than just a narrative, De expugnatione Lyxbonensi vividly conveys the tensions between the secular and spiritual motives of a crusading army, as well as revealing a wealth of information on medieval warfare, the development of crusading ideology and holy war, and Muslim views of the crusaders.
Instrumenten Solist: Jonathan Phillips
ワbersetzung von: Charles Wendell David
Charles Wendell David (1885--1984) received a doctorate from Harvard University in 1918 and taught history at Bryn Mawr College from 1918 to 1940. In 1940 he became professor of history and the first full-time Director of Libraries at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Autor: Jonathan Phillips
ISBN-13 :: 9780231121231
ISBN: 0231121237
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.02.2001
Gewicht: 417g
Seiten: 224
Sprache: Englisch
Altersempfehlung: 22 - 99 Jahre
Auflage Revised
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 230x156x16 mm
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