3 edition of We were there with Richard the Lionhearted in the Crusades. found in the catalog.
We were there with Richard the Lionhearted in the Crusades.
Robert N. Webb
|Statement||Historical consultant: Andre A. Beaumont. Illustrated by Leonard Vosburgh.|
|Series||We were there books,, 16|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.W3836 Wgr|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||182|
|LC Control Number||57010104|
David Miller's RICHARD THE LIONHEART is a very short work, pages, on Richard's crusade into the Holy Land. The book is short but complete. I've read a number of other works on the subject, and have come across, here, details and facts that I'm discovering for the first s: Warriors of God: Richard the Lionheart and Saladin in the Third Crusade James Reston, Jr. Acclaimed author James Reston, Jr.'s Warriors of God is the rich and engaging account of the Third Crusade (), a conflict that would shape world history for centuries and which can still be felt in the Middle East and throughout the world today.
The particular focus here is on the Third Crusade (—92), the campaign called in the aftermath of this seismic event. Popular history books often characterize this as the great clash between Richard the Lionheart and Saladin, and between Christianity and Islam. When shortly afterwards Richard left on his crusade, she played a pivotal role in running the government of the country (though in those very different times the main formal roles were left in the.
The Illnesses of King Richard and King Philippe on the Third Crusade: An Understanding of arnaldia and leonardie. By Thomas Gregor Wagner. Crusades, Vol (). Introduction: The crusade of King Richard I of England and Philippe Augustus II of France was ill-fated. There were five crusades in total going in order from the First Crusade to the Children's Crusade. A few were effective in their own respects although these Crusades proved costly to the European Kingdoms as a result of large losses of life. This paper will explore these crusades and explain why some succeeded whereas others failed.
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Hardcover – January 1, by. Robert N. Webb (Author) › Visit Amazon's Robert N. Webb Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this : Robert N. Webb. Have not read the book yet but I am fasenated by Richard the Lionheart and his participation in the Crusades.
I am also interested his relationship with his father (Henry II) and his mother. This is a new interpretation of Richard for 21st century s: This is a great book by David Miller and it takes the reader to the very heart of Richard the Lionheart's brilliant military campaign during the third crusade.
It covers his rapid conquest of Cyprus, the battle of Acre, Jaffa, Arsuf and his failed attempt to take Jerusalem/5(20). Douglas Boyd's Lionheart: The True Story Of England's Crusader King is a strange animal. Reveals the dark side of England's most celebrated monarch, reads the tagline.
In fact, his goal seems to have been to undo much of the rehabilitation of King Richard's reputation and return to the state of scholarship over a century ago/5. Get this from a library. Richard the Lionheart and the Crusades. [Christopher Gibb; Gerald Wood] -- A brief biography of the twelfth-century English king known as "the lion-hearted" with emphasis on his leadership of the Third Crusade.
Also discusses the origins of the Crusades and their influence. The greatest general of medieval timesKing Richard I's personal bravery on the battlefield won him the name 'Lionheart' but as David Miller reveals, his battles and campaigns demonstrate a brilliant grasp of strategy and tactics.
The 'Lionheart' was no mere medieval 'head banger' but a thoughtful military leader, the only Crusader commander who managed to get an army to Palestine 5/5(1). In his double biography of Richard the Lionheart and Saladin, balances the reality and romance of these two men during the 3rd Crusade.
Although the book is weighted a little heavier on the Richards side (I'd say it's 60% Richard, 40% Saladin), you /5. Richard I (more commonly known as Richard Cœur de Lion or Richard the Lionheart) was a king of England who lived during the 12th century. He is arguably best-known for the role he played in the Third Crusade.
Although Richard earned a reputation for being a formidable military commander and warrior (hence his epithet, ‘the Lionheart’), he may be said to have been less successful as a : Dhwty. Known For: Helped lead the Third Crusade, monarch of England from to ; Also Known As: Richard Cœur de Lion, Richard the Lionheart, Richard I of England; Born: September 8, in Oxford, England; Parents: King Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine; Died: April 6, in Châlus, Duchy of Aquitaine; Spouse: Berengaria of Navarre; Notable Quote: "We, however, place.
There remain some things we don't know about Richard the Lionheart, beginning with what he really looked like. The popular description of him as elegantly built, with long, supple, straight limbs and hair a color between red and gold, was first written nearly twenty years after Richard's death, when the late king had already been lionized.
The We Were There books are a series of historical novels written for series consists of 36 titles, first released between and by Grosset & book in the series is a fictional retelling of an historical event, featuring one or more children as primary characters.
Richard I (8 September – 6 April ) was King of England from until his death. He also ruled as Duke of Normandy, Aquitaine and Gascony, Lord of Cyprus, and Count of Poitiers, Anjou, Maine, and Nantes, and was overlord of Brittany at various times during the same period. He was the third of five sons of King Henry II of England and Duchess Eleanor of Aquitaine and seemed unlikely.
The Third Crusade ( – ) began when An-Nasir Salah ad-Din Yusuf ibn Ayyub, or Saladin, wrestled back Jerusalem from Christian control in King Richard I, aka “The Lionheart”, travelled there as part of an alliance with Holy Roman Emperor Frederick Barbarossa and.
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King Richard the Lionhearted and the Crusades in world history. [Katherine M Doherty; Craig A Doherty] -- Traces the history of the religious wars fought for control of the land considered holy by Muslims and Christians and highlights the role of Richard I of England, known to history as Richard the.
Spanning pages, Richard the Lionheart begins by briefly introducing the reader to Richard as a person, and then quickly moves on to describe medieval military organization both for the Crusaders and the Saracens, as well as a brief description of historical sources and definitions.
Lionheart deals mainly with Richard's pre crusade period, and more specifically, with his relationship with his father and brothers.
Ben doesn't go into too much detail with regards the various battles as he normally does, but the simple fact is that there are so many battles, the book could easily be ten times thicker if he s: In the Crusades, Richard the Lionheart was important because he helped the crusaders take possession of Joppa due to his victory at Arsuf and came close to taking possession of Jerusalem.
He was determined to fight in the Third Crusade and financed his fight by selling offices and sheriffdoms before he left for the Holy Land in Still, the Lionheart's legend persists from his day to our own to extol chivalrous virtues and courageous action.
This paper presents the other side of the coin in the hope of approaching a more balanced, accurate portrayal of Richard's crusade leadership and of the ends of crusade.
Richard the Lionheart and the Crusades by Christopher Gibb and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Richard the Lionheart and the Crusades Life and Times Series by Gibb, Christopher - AbeBooks.About Queens of the Crusades.
Packed with incredible true stories and legendary medieval intrigue, this epic narrative history chronicles the first five queens from the powerful royal family that ruled England and France for over three hundred years. The Plantagenet queens of England played a role in some of the most dramatic events in our history.A dual biography of the legendary Richard the Lionheart and the Sultan Saladin, iconic hero of the Islamic world, the author recounts the life of each man and reveals the passions of the times that brought them face-to-face in the final battle of the Third Crusade.
Richard the Lionheart, commonly depicted as the romantic personification of.