crusades

John Hunyadi & the Late Crusade: A Transylvanian Warlord against the Crescent – From Retinue to Regiment (2022)

The book aims to present the life and military exploits of one of the biggest commanders in European medieval history.

The Healing Practices of the Knights Templar & Hospitaller: Plants, Charms, & Amulets of the Healers of the Crusades (2022)

During the Crusades, chivalric knightly orders, such as the Knights Templar and the Knights Hospitaller, brought along monastic mediciners to treat the sick and wounded. These mediciners not only employed the leading cures of medieval Europe but also learned new methods from the local folk-healers and Arabic healing traditions they encountered on their journeys.

Bohemond of Taranto: Crusader & Conqueror (2021)

Few substantial accounts of the life of this remarkable warrior have been written and none have been published in English for over a century – and that is why this absorbing new study by Georgios Theotokis is of such value.

Crusaders: The Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands (2019)

By telling intimate stories of individual journeys, Jones illuminates these centuries of war not only from the perspective of popes and kings, but from Arab-Sicilian poets, Byzantine princesses, Sunni scholars, Shi'ite viziers, Mamluk slave soldiers, Mongol chieftains, and barefoot friars.

The Knights Hospitaller: The History & Legacy of the Medieval Catholic Military Order (2019)

The Knights Hospitaller: The History and Legacy of the Medieval Catholic Military Order chronicles the known history of the order and examines the secrecy and mysteries surrounding it. Along with pictures of important people, places, and events, you will learn about the Knights Hospitaller like never before.

The Knights Templar at War 1120–1312 (2018)

The order was founded as a response to attacks on pilgrims in the Holy Land, and it was involved in countless battles and sieges, always at the forefront of crusading warfare. This absorbing study examines why they were such an important aspect of medieval warfare on the frontiers of Christendom for nearly two hundred years.

God’s Wolf: The Life of the Most Notorious of all Crusaders, Scourge of Saladin (2017)

An epic saga set in the midst of a violent clash of civilizations, God’s Wolf is the fascinating story of an exceptional crusader and a provocative reinterpretation of the crusading era.

The Sultan and the Saint – The Crusades (2016)

Two men of faith, one a traveling Christian preacher, the other the ruler of a Muslim Empire, bucked a century of war, distrust, and insidious propaganda in a search for mutual respect and common ground. It is the story of Francis of Assisi and the Sultan of Egypt, and their meeting on a bloody battlefield during the period of Christian- Muslim conflict known as the Crusades.

The Saint & the Sultan: The Crusades, Islam, & Francis of Assisi’s Mission of Peace (2009)

An intriguing examination of the extraordinary–and little known meeting between St. Francis of Assisi and Islamic leader Sultan Malik Al-Kamil that has strong resonance in today's divided world.

Knights Templar Encyclopedia: The Essential Guide to the People, Places, Events, & Symbols of the Order of the Temple (2007)

This book presents the fascinating history behind the most famous military religious Order of the Crusades--the Knights Templar. Written by leading Templar authority and medieval historian Dr. Karen Ralls, this sourcebook of hundreds of entries features a wealth of information on the key Templar people, places, events, symbols, organization, daily life, beliefs, economic empire, and trial.

Medieval Warfare Boxed Set – The Crusades, Agincourt, Wars of the Roses (2007)

This informative and entertaining military history series features an in-depth look at three key events in the history of medieval warfare. Featuring large scale medieval battle reconstructions, hundreds of contemporary images and paintings, informative graphics and maps, weapons, strategies and tactics. With full commentary and analyses by Dr. David Chandler, the world's leading military authority, and editor of the Oxford History of the British Army

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

From Ridley Scott, the visionary director of Black Hawk Down and Gladiator, comes this spectacular epic of courage, honor and adventure. Orlando Bloom stars as Balian, a young Frenchman in Medieval Jerusalem during the Crusades, who, having lost everything, finds redemption in a heroic fight against overwhelming forces to save his people and fulfill his destiny as a knight.

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