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The Crusades - The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land-logo

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

Thomas Asbridge

The Crusades is an authoritative, accessible single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land in the Middle Ages. Thomas Asbridge-a renowned historian who writes with "maximum vividness" (Joan Acocella, The New Yorker)-covers the years 1095 to 1291 in this big, ambitious, readable account of one of the most fascinating periods in history. From Richard the Lionheart to the mighty Saladin, from the emperors of Byzantium to the Knights Templar, Asbridge's book is a magnificent epic of Holy War between the Christian and Islamic worlds, full of adventure, intrigue, and sweeping grandeur.

The Crusades is an authoritative, accessible single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land in the Middle Ages. Thomas Asbridge-a renowned historian who writes with "maximum vividness" (Joan Acocella, The New Yorker)-covers the years 1095 to 1291 in this big, ambitious, readable account of one of the most fascinating periods in history. From Richard the Lionheart to the mighty Saladin, from the emperors of Byzantium to the Knights Templar, Asbridge's book is a magnificent epic of Holy War between the Christian and Islamic worlds, full of adventure, intrigue, and sweeping grandeur.
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Genres:

History

Description:

The Crusades is an authoritative, accessible single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land in the Middle Ages. Thomas Asbridge-a renowned historian who writes with "maximum vividness" (Joan Acocella, The New Yorker)-covers the years 1095 to 1291 in this big, ambitious, readable account of one of the most fascinating periods in history. From Richard the Lionheart to the mighty Saladin, from the emperors of Byzantium to the Knights Templar, Asbridge's book is a magnificent epic of Holy War between the Christian and Islamic worlds, full of adventure, intrigue, and sweeping grandeur.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Derek Perkins

Length:

25h 32m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:16


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:10:39


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

01:05:18


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

57:02


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

56:02


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:49:41


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:18:17


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

57:39


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

30:27


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

01:02:59


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

47:19


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

01:12:19


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

48:40


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

01:02:46


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

54:41


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

01:25:40


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

01:03:23


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

45:57


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

46:10


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

44:44


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

01:10:57


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

01:02:03


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

01:14:23


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

01:01:35


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

44:34


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

58:29


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

00:34