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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Ulteriori informazioni su Amazon Prime. Runciman’s style made this a pleasure to read, and the diagrams explaining who constwntinopla who in the French royal family, Aragon, Sicily, Majorca and Byzantium helped to keep the personalities straight.

The only individual with the talent, will and integrity to manage the polyglot crusading armies to fulfill the desires of Pope Urban II: As other reviewers have pointed out, Runciman does not provide a narrative of any of the crusades outside the Holy Land. funciman

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Cool story of politics and intrigue in the medieval Mediterranean. Runciman suggests that Adhemar was the Crusade’s indispensable man. Runciman begins in with the conquering of Jerusalem and the many surrounding nations by the Muslims. An unkind scholar remarked that after muddling his prepositions what else could he decently do?

However, it is a good book discussing the history of Sicily and the revolt. Oct 12, Lars Brownworth rated it it was amazing.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Believe me, you’ll find reading Runciman much easier and more enjoyable than those books, which may be more concise but are also excruciatingly dull.


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Ric Jensen rated it did xada like it Aug 28, Runciman is a beautiful writer, of a generation of historians who prized narrative skill. Felipe rated it did not like it Nov 17, Hai dimenticato la password? Then, late stevven the 10th century, the church began justifying war in the name of Christianity. Almost half the book is used to set the stage for the first crusade.

From to he was Professor of Byzantine Art and History at Istanbul University, runximan Turkey, where he began the research on the Crusades which would lead to his best known work, the History of the Crusades three volumes appearing in, and Bury, becoming, as Runciman later commented, “his first, and only, student.

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Runciman does it again. It is one of the great classics of English historical writing and a great survey of caa time. Dillo alla casa editrice.

This is not a satisfying text, but it did whet appetites for further researches. The battle between Byzantium and the Arabs ebbed back and forth like the tides. Books by Steven Runciman. Amazon Warehouse Deals I nostri prodotti usati e ricondizionati.

Iscriviti ad Amazon Prime: The doctor doesn’t appear troubled by living conditions or world views. Runciman ends this volume with Baldwin’s coronation as King of Jerusalem. Prime Now Consegna in finestre di 2 ore. Second, from the perspective of military history, Runciman argues that the issues of logistics and sea control were critical to the success of the whole campaign.


The interplay between the various kingdoms with interets in the region was fully described, as well as the interaction between Manfred, Charles and the pope.

He takes a period full of constant strife and turmoil with a bewildering array of characters and shifting alliances and aggressions and lays it stsven out plain as day. I found it interesting how after the capture of Antioch, the division of the crusader leaders prevented them from going any further and the desire of the army to complete their pilgrimage was the only thing that forced the crusade to its completion.

The Sicilians decided to celebrate Easter in by stabbing as cpnstantinopla Frenchman as possible in protest over the heavy taxes imposed on them by their absent French overlord, Charles of Anjou. Although at times tedious, unexpectedly it is an effortlessness read overall.

How early forms of nationalism started to confront the “Universal Church. Before they faded out the hegemony in civilization had passed to western Europe.

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However, as much as I enjoyed the book, I found myself frustrated at times as he glossed over tangents I wished he’d fully explored. Realmente ha sido una lectura obligatoria cuyo fin era que aprendiera; cosa que he hecho. I have the theory that you can steve call it “history” when there are swords and horses involved: