Verwandte Artikel zu The First Crusade: The Call from the East

The First Crusade: The Call from the East - Hardcover

4,05 durchschnittliche Bewertung
( 788 Bewertungen bei Goodreads )
 
9781847921550: The First Crusade: The Call from the East
Alle Exemplare der Ausgabe mit dieser ISBN anzeigen:
 
 
Críticas:
Peter Frankopan's reassessment of the Byzantine contribution to the origins and course of the First Crusade offers a compelling and challenging balance to traditional accounts. Based on fresh interpretations of primary sources, lucidly written and forcefully argued, The First Crusade will demand attention from scholars while providing an enjoyable and accessible narrative for the general reader (Christopher Tyerman, Author Of God’s War: A New History Of The Crusades)

In this fluent and dramatic account, Frankopan - quite rightly - places the Emperor Alexios at the heart of the First Crusade... Frankopan illuminates the complex challenges that faced Alexios and deftly depicts the boldness and finesse needed to survive in the dangerous world of medieval Byzantium (Jonathan Phillips, Author Of Holy Warriors)

A dazzling book, perfectly combining deep scholarship and easy readability. The most important addition to Crusading literature since Runciman (John Julius Norwich)

Frankopan [writes with] tremendous literary verve. The cry to free Jerusalem has never been better expressed. Frankopan's creative revisionism pierces the armour of medieval history with a new weapon: the call of the East (Colin Gardner Oxford Times)

A nuanced and often counterintuitive story of power politics, international diplomacy and war and, ultimately that very rare thing - a truly fresh interpretation of an old story (Michael Hodges Time Out)
Reseña del editor:

In 1096, an expedition of extraordinary scale and ambition set off from Western Europe on a mass pilgrimage to Jerusalem. Three years later, after a journey which saw acute hardship, the most severe dangers and thousands of casualties, the knights of the First Crusade found themselves storming the fortifications and capturing the Holy City from its Muslim overlords. Against all the odds, the expedition had returned Jerusalem to Christian hands.

With its themes of the rise of the papacy, the confrontation between Christianity and Islam, the evolution of the concept of holy war, of knightly piety and religious devotion, the First Crusade is one of the best-known and most written-about events in history.

Yet this fascinating and innovative study, Peter Frankopan shifts the paradigm and asks vital questions that have never been posed before. Why was there an overwhelming desire to liberate Jerusalem in the mid-1090s, given that the city had been taken by the Muslims nearly 500 years earlier? What were the causes of the Crusade in the east which provoked such an overwhelming response in the west? What role was played by the Byzantine emperor in Constantinople in the genesis and execution of the expedition? In short, why was there a First Crusade?

Rather than concentrating on the pope and the knights of western Europe who have dominated the history of the First Crusade for centuries, Frankopan focuses on Constantinople and the Byzantine Empire. He brilliantly restores the Emperor Alexios I Komnenos to the heart of the story, with a series of catastrophic events in the mid-1090s serving to paint a compelling and strikingly original picture of the expedition to Jerusalem that will change our understanding of the Crusades as a whole.

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.

  • VerlagBodley Head
  • Erscheinungsdatum2012
  • ISBN 10 1847921558
  • ISBN 13 9781847921550
  • EinbandTapa dura
  • Auflage1
  • Anzahl der Seiten288
  • Bewertung
    4,05 durchschnittliche Bewertung
    ( 788 Bewertungen bei Goodreads )
Gebraucht kaufen
Zustand: Befriedigend
Most items will be dispatched the... Mehr zu diesem Angebot erfahren

Versand: EUR 4,61
Von Vereinigtes Königreich nach Deutschland

Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

In den Warenkorb

Weitere beliebte Ausgaben desselben Titels

9780099555032: THE FIRST CRUSADE: The Call from the East

Vorgestellte Ausgabe

ISBN 10:  ISBN 13:  9780099555032
Verlag: VINTAGE, 2013
Softcover

9780674970786: The First Crusade: The Call from the East

The Be..., 2016
Softcover

9780674059948: The First Crusade: The Call from the East

HARVAR..., 2012
Hardcover

Beste Suchergebnisse bei AbeBooks

Foto des Verkäufers

Frankopan, Peter
Verlag: Bodley Head (2011)
ISBN 10: 1847921558 ISBN 13: 9781847921550
Gebraucht Hardcover Anzahl: 1
Anbieter:
WeBuyBooks
(Rossendale, LANCS, Vereinigtes Königreich)
Bewertung

Buchbeschreibung Zustand: Good. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers wbs1942733359

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Verkäufer kontaktieren

Gebraucht kaufen
EUR 26,25
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 4,61
Von Vereinigtes Königreich nach Deutschland
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer
Beispielbild für diese ISBN

Peter Frankopan
Verlag: Bodley Head (2012)
ISBN 10: 1847921558 ISBN 13: 9781847921550
Gebraucht Hardcover Anzahl: 1
Anbieter:
Reuseabook
(Gloucester, GLOS, Vereinigtes Königreich)
Bewertung

Buchbeschreibung Hardcover. Zustand: Used; Good. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. This book is in good condition but will show signs of previous ownership. Please expect some creasing to the spine and/or minor damage to the cover. Ripped/damaged jacket. The dust jacket of this book is slightly damaged/ripped, however, this does not affect the internal condition. Aged book. Tanned pages and age spots, however, this will not interfere with reading. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers CHL9210250

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Verkäufer kontaktieren

Gebraucht kaufen
EUR 27,46
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 3,66
Von Vereinigtes Königreich nach Deutschland
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer
Beispielbild für diese ISBN

Frankopan, Peter
Verlag: Bodley Head (2012)
ISBN 10: 1847921558 ISBN 13: 9781847921550
Gebraucht Hardcover Anzahl: 1
Anbieter:
Brit Books
(Milton Keynes, Vereinigtes Königreich)
Bewertung

Buchbeschreibung Hardcover. Zustand: Used; Good. Simply Brit ? welcome to our online used book store, where affordability meets great quality. Dive into a world of captivating reads without breaking the bank. We take pride in offering a wide selection of used books, from classics to hidden gems, ensuring there?s something for every literary palate. All orders are shipped within 24 hours and our lightning fast-delivery within 48 hours coupled with our prompt customer service ensures a smooth journey from ordering to delivery. Discover the joy of reading with us, your trusted source for affordable books that do not compromise on quality. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 3152269

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Verkäufer kontaktieren

Gebraucht kaufen
EUR 28,68
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 10,11
Von Vereinigtes Königreich nach Deutschland
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer
Foto des Verkäufers

Frankopan, Peter
Verlag: Bodley Head, UK (2011)
ISBN 10: 1847921558 ISBN 13: 9781847921550
Gebraucht Softcover Anzahl: 1
Anbieter:
Maynard & Bradley
(Leicester, Vereinigtes Königreich)
Bewertung

Buchbeschreibung Softcover. Zustand: Very Good. 2012. A very presentable copy, with a few minor bumps and creases to the front cover, also along the bottom edge from normal handling and shelving, a few linear marks in the margins but no significant internal creases or wear. Why do most sellers not describe their actual item? Buy with confidence, support a genuine Independent Bricks & Mortar Real Bookshop and help to preserve our High Streets as interesting places to shop. We are Maynard & Bradley CAMBO & PBFA (now lapsed) members here in Leicester City Centre Size: 165 x 225 mm. 262. Item Type: Book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: History; Britain/UK; Modern; ISBN: 1847921558. ISBN/EAN: 9781847921550. Inventory No: 40866. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 40866

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Verkäufer kontaktieren

Gebraucht kaufen
EUR 23,74
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 17,27
Von Vereinigtes Königreich nach Deutschland
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer
Foto des Verkäufers

Peter Frankopan
Verlag: Bodley Head (2012)
ISBN 10: 1847921558 ISBN 13: 9781847921550
Gebraucht Hardcover Erstausgabe Signiert Anzahl: 1
Anbieter:
Bramble Books
(Ipswich, Vereinigtes Königreich)
Bewertung

Buchbeschreibung Hard Cover. Zustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. 1st Edition. Black boards with silver titles. Clean pages. Firm binding, Signed and inscribed by the author to the title page. First print. The jacket has a bit of edge wear. Professional seller. All pictures are of the actual book that is for sale. Books are dispatched in cardboard packaging and dust jackets are placed in removable protective covers. Signed By Author. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 15582

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Verkäufer kontaktieren

Gebraucht kaufen
EUR 53,54
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 8,66
Von Vereinigtes Königreich nach Deutschland
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer
Beispielbild für diese ISBN

Frankopan, Peter
Verlag: Bodley Head (2011)
ISBN 10: 1847921558 ISBN 13: 9781847921550
Gebraucht Hardcover Anzahl: 1
Anbieter:
Book Deals
(Tucson, AZ, USA)
Bewertung

Buchbeschreibung Zustand: Very Good. Very Good condition. Shows only minor signs of wear, and very minimal markings inside (if any). Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 353-1847921558-vrg

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Verkäufer kontaktieren

Gebraucht kaufen
EUR 64,64
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 19,08
Von USA nach Deutschland
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer