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Spanish review El 29 de marzo de los sicilianos se rebelan contra sus invasores y explotadores constantinoplz. Then, late in the 10th century, the church began justifying war in the name of Christianity. I’d love to have read a version produced by one of the more ‘modern’ historians, with perhaps a less stodgy writing style Apr 23, Marfy rated it liked it Shelves: View all 4 comments. Thus began the Peoples Crusade, a rag tag group that ended in destruction, much do to starvation and the lack of supplies.

Visualizza o modifica i tuoi ordini alla pagina Il mio account. After receiving a large inheritance from his grandfather, Runciman resigned his fellowship in and began travelling widely.

This historical account is truly a most remarkable and highly enjoyable ‘tour de force’. The book includes several maps including the route taken to Constantinople, through Asia Minor, and through Syria.


Runciman is a beautiful writer, of a generation of historians who prized narrative skill.

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The interplay between the various kingdoms with interets in the region was fully described, as well as the interaction between Manfred, Charles and the pope. In the introduction to Volume I Runciman clearly lays out his intentions: Condividi i tuoi pensieri con altri clienti.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Sicily would thereafter become an appendage to conztantinopla Two Scilies funciman and forgotten as mostly a source of revenue with scanty and problematic representation.

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The remarkable thing about Runciman’s work is that it is just as satisfying to the lay reader as it is to the scholar. Cool story of politics and intrigue in the medieval Mediterranean. Published by Cambridge University Press first published January 2nd Constantinoplw then narrates the first crusade including the siege of Nicea, the battle near Dorylaeum, the siege of Antioch, and the expedition to fe siege of Jerusalem. Detailed account of life in Italy from untilthat I would not have read except for an upcoming trip to the area.

Refresh and try again. Runciman suggests that Adhemar was the Crusade’s indispensable man.

This book made my brain hurt. Felt like there were a lot of assumptions made of history I should know before reading Dettagli prodotto Copertina flessibile: Books by Steven Runciman. Stevenn illimitate in 1 giorno.


I got the impression that Runicman in general just wasn’t much of a fan of the medieval papacy, and really loved Byzantium, and that colors the account.

And by God, he succeeds. He tells us of the disaster of Peter the Hermit’s expedition. Feel free to read the above with cynicism. To make matters worse, Adhemar’s replacement as papal legate – Daimbert of Pisa – proved to be just as ambitious, self-interested and manipulative as the competing princes, a fact that did much to promote the infighting and land-grabbing that led to the competing Christian states in Outremer.

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Casual readers could be frightened by the prospect of reading a three volume history and instead turn to one of the “introductions” available on the subject by Jonathan Riley-Smith, Hans Eberhard Meyer or Thomas Madden. Ultimately stevwn Sicilians, once a proud multicultural society rebel in against their Angevin occupiers.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. This is the first volume of three A History of the Crusades: