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Byzantium and the Crusader States 1096–1204

Ralph-Johannes Lilie

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204077
eISBN:
9780191676116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204077.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book is a study of the relations between Byzantium and the Crusader States of Syria and Palestine. The author sets out to explore the policies and principles that shaped contacts between the ... More


The Rise of Nur al-Din 1149–74

Nicholas Morton

in The Crusader States and their Neighbours: A Military History, 1099-1187

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198824541
eISBN:
9780191863325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824541.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Military History

Chapter 5 The Rise of Nur al-Din focuses on the tumultuous years following the Second Crusade. This was an era when Nur al-Din was carving out an empire for himself, seizing Damascus, and coming into ... More


Friends and Foes (1099–1129)

Nicholas Morton

in The Crusader States and their Neighbours: A Military History, 1099-1187

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198824541
eISBN:
9780191863325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824541.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Military History

Chapter 2 Friends and Foes discusses the Crusader States’ closest neighbours in the early years of the twelfth century. On their southern borders the Franks confronted the Egyptian Fatimid Empire and ... More


The Venetian Chronicles and Archives as Sources for the History of Byzantium and the Crusades (992–1204)

Michael Angold

in Byzantines and Crusaders in Non-Greek Sources, 1025-1204

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263785
eISBN:
9780191734304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263785.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter discusses the Venetian Chronicles and archives as potential sources of information regarding the history of Byzantium and the Crusades. It shows that the histories of the crusades, ... More


Frankish Expansion

Nicholas Morton

in The Crusader States and their Neighbours: A Military History, 1099-1187

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198824541
eISBN:
9780191863325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824541.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Military History

Chapter 1, Frankish Expansion, explores the chaotic years following the departure of the First Crusaders. In this period, the Frankish settlers who chose to remain and defend the newly-founded ... More


The Evolving Balance of Power (1130s–1148)

Nicholas Morton

in The Crusader States and their Neighbours: A Military History, 1099-1187

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198824541
eISBN:
9780191863325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824541.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Military History

Chapter 4 The Evolving Balance of Power examines the period when the Crusader States’ military expansion was essentially over. It discusses how the Franks adjusted themselves to a new environment in ... More


The Crusader States and their Neighbours: A Military History, 1099-1187

Nicholas Morton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198824541
eISBN:
9780191863325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824541.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Military History

The Crusader States and their Neighbours explores the military history of the medieval Near East, piecing together the fault-lines of conflict which entangled this much-contested region. This was an ... More


The French of Outremer: Communities and Communications in the Crusading Mediterranean

Laura Morreale and Nicholas L. Paul (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823278169
eISBN:
9780823280582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278169.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The establishment of feudal principalities in the Levant in the wake of the First Crusade (1095–1099) saw the beginning of a centuries-long process of conquest and colonization of lands in the ... More


The Sultanate of Rūm: Preliminary Remarks

Dimitri A. Korobeinikov

in Byzantium and the Turks in the Thirteenth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198708261
eISBN:
9780191779312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708261.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The map of thirteenth century Asia Minor shows the Seljuk Sultanate of Rūm as a far larger state than the Nicaean Empire. This chapter focuses on the administrative structures of the Sultanate of Rūm ... More


Aleppo and Damascus (1117–29): The Challenge of the Big Cities

Nicholas Morton

in The Crusader States and their Neighbours: A Military History, 1099-1187

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198824541
eISBN:
9780191863325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824541.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Military History

Chapter 3 Aleppo and Damascus discusses the military high point in the Crusader States’ territorial expansion, a period when they aspired to conquer the major cities of Aleppo and Damascus. On ... More


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