Books tagged: first crusade

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on the Trail of the Real St George
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,780. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Dragon-slayer, English hero, martyr, warrior, soldier and saint — St George has been all these things. But who was the real St George? This fascinating book draws on the most recent academic research into folklore and legends to put together an accurate account of St George’s original life story, and how he has developed in folklore and legend to become what he is today.
The Crusades: A History of One of the Most Epic Military Campaigns of All Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The Crusades were a series of military campaigns undertaken by Western European countries between the 11th and 16th century. Originally called by the Pope of the Catholic Church, the stated first goal was to take up the cross and restore Christian control over the Holy Land (namely Jerusalem). In total Western Europe engaged in over 10 crusades, though not all were for this original purpose.
In the Image of their God
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 192,490. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Jerusalem today is a divided city, between the three great "Abrahamic religions" of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Resurgent Islam remembers poignantly the massacre of Muslims perpetrated by Christian "holy war" during the First Crusade. Caught between the two warring faiths, then and now, the Jews have merely sought to survive. This is about that three-sided story....
The King's Toads
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,470. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The Boterels of Brittany effectively won the Battle of Hastings for William the Conqueror. Over the next century, the Boterel family stayed close to the king and prospered, sometimes through military support: sometimes through more personal services…. And the family spread, one line being the ancestors of George Washington!