The Siege of Jerusalem

    The Siege of Jerusalem

    Crusade and Conquest in 1099

    Conor Kostick

    Continuum 2011

    Paperback 224pp Illustrated

    9781441138286   Product Code: 22295

    In this vivid narrative history Costick retells the events that unfolded following the arrival of a Christian army at Jerusalem in June 1099. He also sets this siege and the brutal sack of the city against the wider background of the First Crusade, following the crusaders on their march towards Jerusalem, highlighting tensions and factions among their ranks and assessing both the immediate aftermath and the longer-term legacy for the Crusade's leaders.

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