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Crusader Castles of the Levant

Robin Fedden

Crusader Castles of the Levant

by Robin Fedden

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Hippocrene Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture Of Specific Structures,
  • Travel

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11063237M
    ISBN 10087052383X
    ISBN 109780870523830
    OCLC/WorldCa234149099

    Following on from Fortress Crusader Castles in the Holy Land –, this book examines the design, development and defensive principles of some of the best known Crusader fortifications and castles, including Crac des Chevaliers, Castel Blanc, Arsuf, Margat, Atlit, Montford and Acre OSPREY PUBLISHING US $ / CAN $File Size: 9MB. For the last years the historiography of the Crusades has been dominated by nationalist and colonialist discourses in Europe and the Levant. These modern histories have interpreted the Crusades in terms of dichotomous camps, Frankish and Muslim. In this revisionist study, Ronnie Ellenblum presents an interpretation of Crusader historiography that instead defines military and architectural.

      Crusader castles by T. E. Lawrence. Publication date Borrow this book to access EPUB files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on Pages: The Crusader's Companion is a collection of fan-made and third-party material for the Castles & Crusades game. Derived from many sources and authors, this book covers a wealth of material not covered in the official books and variants of rules that are contained in the official books.

    Get this from a library! The crusader castles of Cyprus their place within the crusading history. [Gülnur Uçar; Suna Supervisor: Güven; Orta Dŏgu Teknik ̈Universitesi (Ankara, Turkey) (METU). Department of History of Architecture.] -- With the confrontation of opponents, cultures and religions, the different spiritual and material possessions of sides end up with a synthesis. One of the most impressive features of this book are the color photographs and illustrations that depict the stark contrast of these bright red castles to the grey and relatively mundane castles common throughout much of Europe. 7) Crusader Castles of the Teutonic Knights (2): The stone castles of Latvia and Estonia Author: Stephen.


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Crusader Castles of the Levant by Robin Fedden Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book successfully pulls off the difficult trick of being both a serious scholarly text and an enormously engaging introduction to the history and architecture of Crusader castles for the lay reader. The book is an obvious labor of love, which helps to account for its great charm.5/5(4).

Crusader Castles is the published edition of his University Degree thesis for which he was awarded a First Class Honours. His style is concise and assertive. The book is a serious study with photos and diagrams of castle designs and the reasons why large stone castles were built at important locations in France and the Middle East/5(5).

Having resolved to read everything written Crusader Castles of the Levant book T. Lawrence, I inevitably picked up his college thesis, published posthumously under the title Crusader Castles.

It's a very rare book, but happily a New Year's discount made the Folio Society edition a good option, and I couldn't have been more pleased with the customer service, shipping, and, of course, the edition itself.4/5.

Krak des Chevaliers (French pronunciation: [kʁak de ʃəvaˈlje]; Arabic: قلعة الحصن ‎), also called Crac des Chevaliers, Ḥiṣn al-Akrād (حصن الأكراد ‎, literally "Fortress of the Kurds"), and formerly Crac de l'Ospital, is a Crusader castle in Syria and one of the most important preserved medieval castles in the world.

The site was first inhabited in the 11th Inscription: (30th Session). Five Crusader Fortifications in the Medieval Levant. Posted on Novem by MAMcIntosh. Taking a tour through five well-known 13th-century fortifications and castles built by Crusaders in the Levant.

By Most of the rest of the fortress dates from the 12th and 13th century Crusader period. Crusader Castles of the Levant by Fedden, Robin,Thomson, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Hugh KENNEDY, Crusader Castles, Cambridge Kristian MOLIN, The role of castles in the political and military history of the Crusader States and the Levant, to(PhD) Leeds Luigi MARINO (ed.), La fabbrica dei castelli crociati in Terra Santa, Firenze Crusader Castles in Jordan.

With six crusader castles to choose from visitors to Jordan are spoilt for choice. As most crusader castles were constructed in remote parts of Jordan they can be difficult to reach. The best way to explore the castles is either by car rental or an organized tour. This is a general account of the history and architecture of Crusader castles in the Kingdom of Jerusalem, County of Tripoli and Principality of Antioch between andthe years during which the Crusaders had a permanent presence on the Levantine coast.

A fascinating look at the crusades and the castles that anchored armies. Ancient warfare, changes to accommodate siege equipment improvement and tactics, and a well researched history of the time provides a very well-rounded look at the life and times of the crusades/5.

This is a general account of the history and architecture of Crusader castles in the Kingdom of Jerusalem, County of Tripoli and Principality of Antioch between andthe years during which the Crusaders had a permanent presence on the Levantine coast.

Extensive use is made of contemporary chronicles to show the reasons why castles were built and how they were used in peace and war.

Condition of book as new: slipcase has odd faint marks, so FINE in VG slipcase Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller 2.

CRUSADER CASTLES. LAWRENCE, T.E. Published by The. News Sites Books Articles Links: Introduction. The fortifications of the Crusader period, i.e. the two centuries between and C.E., are of a special interest not only for the regional history of the Levant but for the history of fortification in general.

- crusader castles built in the Levant. See more ideas about Castle, Knights templar and Knights hospitaller pins. Crusader Castles is the published edition of his University Degree thesis for which he was awarded a First Class Honours. His style is concise and assertive.

The book is a serious study with photos and diagrams of castle designs and the reasons why large stone castles were built at important locations in France and the Middle East/5(3). Kerak Castle, built in the 12th century, is one of the largest Crusader castles in the Levant ing to Biblical tradition, Kerak was designed by the king of Israel.

About the Book. The classic text on Crusader castles and their relation to the military architecture of the West, written by T.

Lawrence (of Arabia) while still an undergraduate at Oxford in Subjects. Castles, Crusades, Fortification, History, Military architecture.

People. Crusader Castles. By: Charles River Editors. Narrated by: Jim D. Johnston. His ground-breaking book on Byzantine history helped bring the attention of historians back to an era that shaped medieval empires, cultures and European history in general. or a storehouse for goods in the remoteness of the Levant.

These castles were the central. This book was first published in and it may, therefore, not be totally up to date and not include some of the latest findings or discussions on Crusader castles. It remains nevertheless my favourite, and certainly the best introduction and general survey to Crusader castles that I know of and because of this, it is still worth five stars/5(5).

Ronnie Ellenblum, Crusader Castles and Modern Histories – a book which at once outlines how the role crusader castles has long intersected with modern nationalist ideologies and political movements, while also exploring the actual nature of the medieval frontier in the Latin East.

Deserves to be on the shelf of anyone interested in the. Crusader Castles and Modern Histories cultural encounters in the Frankish Levant by discussing how castles and castle-building have been used to support various approaches to the subject in the past, and by suggesting that historians should adopt a more nuanced approach to understanding the significance of the ‘crusader castle’.

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