The Crusades is an authoritative, available single-volume heritage of the brutal fight for the Holy Land within the heart a while. Thomas Asbridge - a well known historian who writes with "maximum vividness" (Joan Acocella, The New Yorker) - covers the years 1095 to 1291 during this gigantic, formidable, listenable account of 1 of the main interesting classes in historical past. From Richard the Lionheart to the amazing Saladin, from the emperors of Byzantium to the Knights Templar, Asbridge's e-book is a powerful epic of holy battle among the Christian and Islamic worlds, filled with event, intrigue, and sweeping grandeur.
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