New PDF release: The Social Structure of the First Crusade (The Medieval

By Conor Kostick

ISBN-10: 9004166653

ISBN-13: 9789004166653

The 1st campaign (1096-1099) used to be a rare venture. as the repercussions of that excursion have rippled on down the centuries, there was an important literature at the topic. but, not like such a lot of different components of medieval background, formerly the 1st campaign has didn't allure the eye of historians attracted to social dynamics. This e-book is the 1st to envision the sociology of the resources to be able to offer an in depth research of many of the social sessions which participated within the excursion and the tensions among them. In doing so, it bargains a clean method of the numerous debates surrounding the topic of the 1st campaign.

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De pulvere pauperem sublimet. Ibid. 2 (673): Forsitan non erat rex . . 4 (674). Ibid. 9–14 (126–130). the eyewitnesses 43 25 December 1100. Aware of the controversial nature of this step,191 Fulcher took the side of those who argued that since Christ was crowned with thorns in Jerusalem, God had thereby turned a symbol of humiliation into one of salvation and glory. 192 Fulcher, however, qualified his support for the existence of kingship in Jerusalem. A king was only rightly a king, especially in Jerusalem, if he ruled justly.

121–147. 82 83 the eyewitnesses 27 authors, in particular through Peter Tudebode having shown a greater interest in the presence of the poor. Raymond of Aguilers’s Historia Francorum qui ceperunt Iherusalem The Historia Francorum of Raymond of Aguilers is a critical text for the history of the First Crusade, yet it is a relatively neglected work in comparison to the other eyewitness sources. Ten manuscripts of the history have survived from the medieval period. It was first published by Jacques Bongars in the collection Gesta Dei per Francos (1611) and edited by various authors for the version that was published in the Recueil series (1866).

164 RA 64 (248): Duo maximi principes in exercitu. 165 Fulcher of Chartres, Historia Hierosolymitana (1095–1127), ed. H. Hagenmeyer (Heidelberg, 1913), hereafter FC. 166 J. Bongars, Gesta Dei per Francos (Hanover, 1611); PL 150, cols. 823–942B; RHC Oc. 3, 311–485. 169 Fulcher was a participant in the First Crusade. 170 Just south of Marash, 17 September 1097, Baldwin of Boulogne detached his forces from the main body of the Christian army and marched towards Tarsus. 176 The first redaction of the Historia Hierosolymitana was Fulcher’s account of the First Crusade from the Council of Clermont, 18–28 November 1095, and the history of the Kingdom of Jerusalem up until victory of King Baldwin I at Ramleh, 27 August 1105.

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