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Invisible Weapons: Liturgy and the Making of Crusade Ideology

M. Cecilia Gaposchkin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705151
eISBN:
9781501707988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705151.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In 1098, three years into the First Crusade and after a brutal eight-month siege, the Franks captured the city of Antioch. Two days later, Muslim forces arrived with a relief army, and the victors ... More


One and the Same Passion: Convents and Crusaders

Anne E. Lester

in Creating Cistercian Nuns: The Women's Religious Movement and Its Reform in Thirteenth-Century Champagne

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449895
eISBN:
9780801462955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449895.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter analyzes the social and religious connections fostered between Cistercian nunneries and crusader families. Crusaders and their families cultivated relationships with Cistercian convents ... More


Pleasures and Dangers of Conversion: Joseph and Aseneth

Ruth Nisse

in Jacob's Shipwreck: Diaspora, Translation, and Jewish-Christian Relations in Medieval England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501703072
eISBN:
9781501708329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703072.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines Joseph and Aseneth, a Greek Jewish text that was translated into Latin in late twelfth-century England, and how it reemerges as significant within a crisis over Jewish ... More


Introduction

M. Cecilia Gaposchkin and Sean L. Field (eds)

in The Sanctity of Louis IX: Early Lives of Saint Louis by Geoffrey of Beaulieu and William of Chartres

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451379
eISBN:
9780801469145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451379.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter is a historiographical look into the life, work, and eventual canonization of Louis IX. Born in 1214 within a decade that had seen a rapid growth of the prestige and power ... More


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