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The First Crusade : the call from the East, Peter Frankopan

Label
The First Crusade : the call from the East
Title
The First Crusade
Title remainder
the call from the East
Statement of responsibility
Peter Frankopan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Argues that the true instigator of the First Crusade was not Pope Urban II, as widely believed, but was in fact Emperor Alexios I Komnenos of the Christian Byzantine Empire, who in 1095, with his realm under siege from the Turks and on the point of collapse, begged the pope for military support
Writing style
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10109612
Cataloging source
DLC
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Frankopan, Peter
Dewey number
956/.014
Index
index present
LC call number
D161.2
LC item number
.F74 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Crusades
  • Alexius
  • Byzantine Empire
Target audience
adult
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the call from the East
Label
The First Crusade : the call from the East, Peter Frankopan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain in 2011 by the Bodley Head."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Europe in crisis -- The recovery of Constantinople -- Stability in the East -- The collapse of Asia Minor -- On the brink of disaster -- The call from the East -- The response of the west -- To the imperial city -- First encounters with the enemy -- The struggle for the soul of the crusade -- The crusade unravels -- The consequences of the First Crusade
Control code
2011050722
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780674059948
Lccn
2011050722
Label
The First Crusade : the call from the East, Peter Frankopan
Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain in 2011 by the Bodley Head."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Europe in crisis -- The recovery of Constantinople -- Stability in the East -- The collapse of Asia Minor -- On the brink of disaster -- The call from the East -- The response of the west -- To the imperial city -- First encounters with the enemy -- The struggle for the soul of the crusade -- The crusade unravels -- The consequences of the First Crusade
Control code
2011050722
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780674059948
Lccn
2011050722

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