The Crusades: Almanac, 1st Edition
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- ISBN-10: 0787691763
- ISBN-13: 9780787691769
- DDC: 909.07
- Shipping Weight: 1.45 lbs ( .66 kgs)
- 240 Pages | Print | Hardcover
- © 2005 | Published
The Crusades covers everything from the First Crusade (1095-99) through the Ninth Crusade (1271-72).
The Crusades: Almanac discusses various topics, including the conquering of Jerusalem by the caliph Umar, pilgrimages to the Holy Land, the traditions of chivalry, Shiites and Sunnis, territorial expansion and colonization as motivations for the crusades, Knights Hospitalers and Knights Templars and more.
"The almanac contains thirteen chapters of this time period chronicling the battles, adventures and significant events that highlight the Crusades. Significant religious places are also mentioned and the changes that occurred there." --Pennsylvania School Librarians Associations, May 2006— Pennsylvania School Librarians Association