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[Ebook] ➣ Holy Warriors: A Modern History of the Crusades ➩ Jonathan Phillips – The-website-shop.co.uk From an internationally renowned expert here is an accessible and utterly fascinating one volume history of the Crusades thrillingly told through the experiences of its many playersknights and sultansFrom an internationally renowned expert here is an accessible and utterly fascinating one volume history of the Crusades thrillingly told through the experiences of its many playersknights and sultans kings and poets Christians and Muslims Jonathan Phillips traces the origins expansion decline and conclusion of the Crusades and comments on their contemporary echoesfrom the mysteries of the Templars to the grim reality of al aeda Holy Warriors puts the past in a new perspective and brilliantly sheds light on the origins of todays warsStarting with Pope Urban IIs emotive groundbreaking speech in November 1095 in which he called for the recovery of Jerusalem from Islam by the First Crusade Phillips traces the centuries long.

Conflict between two of the worlds great faiths Using songs sermons narratives and letters of the period he reveals how the success of the First Crusade inspired generations of kings to campaign for their own vainglory and set down a marker for the knights of Europe men who increasingly blurred the boundaries between chivalry and crusading In the Muslim world early attempts to call a jihad fell upon deaf ears until the charisma of the Sultan Saladin brought the struggle to a climax Yet the story that emerges has other dimensionsas never before Phillips incorporates the holy wars within the story of medieval Christendom and Islam and shines new light on many truces alliances and diplomatic efforts that have been forgotten.

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