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The Leper King and His Heirs


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Juli 2005

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A vivid revisionary account of the reign of Baldwin IV of Jerusalem.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Prologue; 1. The sources for Baldwin IV's reign; 2. Baldwin's childhood; 3. The kingdom; 4. The international status of the kingdom; 5. The king's minority; 6. Western aid: William of Montferrat and Philip of Flanders; 7. The victor of mont Gisard; 8. Prince Reynald's initiative; 9. The dying king; 10. The heirs of the leper king; Epilogue; Appendix by Piers Mitchell: an evaluation of the leprosy of king Baldwin IV of Jerusalem in the context of the medieval world; Bibliography.

Pressestimmen

' ... compelling ... the book stands as a gifted work and one of the best introductions to the world of the Latin East produced to date.' BBC History Magazine ' ... judicious and learned book.' Times Literary Supplement ' ... Hamilton's evaluation of Baldwin is convincing and compelling.' Journal of Ecclesiastical History
EAN: 9780521017473
ISBN: 0521017475
Untertitel: Baldwin IV and the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem. 11 b/w illus. 2 maps. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Cambridge University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2005
Seitenanzahl: 316 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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