Title, Historia de las Cruzadas, Volume 2. Author, Steven Runciman. Translated by, Germán Bleiberg. Publisher, Revista de Occidente, Export Citation. Historia de Las Cruzadas – 1 by Steven Runciman at – ISBN – ISBN – Alianza – – Softcover. Results 1 – 30 of 44 HISTORIA DE LAS CRUZADAS II. by RUNCIMAN, STEVEN and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

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You gain a better understanding of the establishment of the Kingdom, it’s princes petty jealousies and Islam’s ultimate triumph over “The Kingdom of Jerusalem” is a far better read than Vol.

Lists with This Book. And, yes, you even have alliances of Christians and Muslims battling other Christians and Muslim.


Ultimately triumphing at cfuzadas end of Volume II Saladin. Perhaps his prose can dip occasionally into exaggeration, and he is a bit Franco-centric in his narrative – but damn, is it fun to read.

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A History of the Crusades, Vol. II: The Kingdom of Jerusalem and the Frankish East, 1100-1187

Cyprus, Antioch, Edessa, Jerusalem and Tripoli. Okay, so I mainly read the bits about Balian of Ibelin because I have a serious crush on the guy, but Runciman’s history book is the best I’ve ever read. A must for anyone who wants to be truly out of date.

Seller information justindwoodrarebooks Add to watch list Remove from watch list. Without ever being vitriolic, he spares no one: Runciman’s choices are reasonable.


While the Crusaders were stubborn bigots who refused to runximan from past strategic errors, the Moslems were riven by internecine power-contests that nearly sunk them, and the Mongols efficiently, ruthlessely built an empire based on Genghis Khan’s organizational brilliance and policy of implacable massacre.

I lost count of the Baldwins and Raymonds herein. Open Preview See a Problem?

But, unless you are very interested in the topic, it is dry and tough read because it is so full of the facts. Non avevo mai fatto caso all’anno in cui lessi l’opera di Runciman, esattamente anni dopo la presa di Gerusalemme. The Splash of Words Mark Oakley. Books by Steven Funciman. Jul 04, rati rated it liked it Shelves: Turks, and Franks vs.

The Confessions Edmund Historia de las cruzadas steven runciman. Consulting his family trees at the end of the book are a MUST for readers, as the families are more confusing than the Imperial Roman ones! Steven Runcimann’s A History of the Crusades is not only a book about a certain part of history. Feb 20, Czarny Pies rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Will usually ship within 1 business day of receiving cleared payment — opens in a new window or tab.

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Evrard rated it it was amazing Nov 29, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Runciman is also highly critical of the Crusaders for a consistent pattern of atrocities towards civilians throughout the entire era.

A History of the Sgeven, Vol. Return to Book Page. Put this one back on the shelf. Feb 19, Walter Mendoza rated it it was amazing.


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Red Urchin rated it it was amazing Jun 09, Peter runcian it really liked it Aug 02, From to he was Professor of Byzantine Art and History at Istanbul University, in Runcman, where he began the research on the Crusades which would lead to his best known work, the History of the Crusades three volumes appearing in, and But, Runciman takes you through the issues that the arabs were facing hisoria the This book was an excellent reference for the factual ce of the period. People who are interested in the era of the Crusades and are not satisfied by some weird TV-shows.

He does dedicate one chapter to drawing a picture of what life would have been like in the crusader states, but it rather short and a small percentage compared to the rest of the book.

Foreign armies far from home tend to make rash decisions that result in many deaths in the lands that they have invaded. With a combination of strategic brilliance, ruthlessness, occasional humanity, and intuition, Saladin was able to unify Syria and Egypt and all of their manpower and resources under his banner.