THE MIDDLE EASTERN CRUSADES

Main Texts:

Thomas Asbridge The Crusades - The War for the Holy Land 2010

Christopher Tyerman God's War - A New History of the Crusades 2006

Steven Runciman A History of the Crusades Vol 1-3 1951-1954

Jonathan Phillips Holy Warriors - A Modern History of the Crusades 2009

Amin Maalouf The Crusades through Arab Eyes 1983

 

Other Texts:

Chronicles of the Crusades edited by Elizabeth Hallam 1989

The Oxford Illustrated History of the Crusades edited by Jonathan Riley-Smith 1995

Hugh Kennedy Crusader Castles 1994

Robert Bartlett The Making of Europe - Conquest, Colonization and Cultural Change 950-1350 1993

R.H.C. Davis A History of Medieval Europe 1957

Friedrich Heer The Medieval World - Europe from 1100 to 1350 1962

Karen Armstrong Holy War - The Crusades and their impact on today's world 1988

Francesco Gabrieli Arab Historians of the Crusades 1957

Anna Comnena The Alexiad translated by Elizabeth Dawes 2011

Tim Severin Crusader - By horse to Jerusalem 1989

Thomas Asbridge The First Crusade - A New History 2004

Jonathan Phillips The Second Crusade - Extending the Frontiers of Christendom 2007

Usamah Ibn-Munqidh An Arab-Syrian Gentleman and Warrior in the Period of the Crusades translated by Philip Hitti 1929

Bernard Lewis The Assassins - A Radical Sect in Islam 1967

Marshall Hodgson The Secret order of Assassins - The Struggle of the Early Nizari Isma'ilis against the Islamic World 1955

Medieval Isma'ili History and Thought edited by Farhad Daftary 1996

Joshua Prawler The World of the Crusaders 1972

R.C. Smail Crusading Warfare 1097-1193 1956

Amy Kelly Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Four Kings 1950

Alison Weir Eleanor of Aquitaine - by the wrath of God, Queen of England 1999

Malcolm Cameron Lyons & D.E.P. Jackson Saladin - The Politics of Holy War 1982

Geoffrey Hindley Saladin - Hero of Islam 1976

Jack Weatherford Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World 2004

Piers Paul Read The Templars 1999

Alan Forey The Military Orders from the Twelfth to the Early Fourteenth Centuries 1992

Colin Morris The Papal Monarchy - The Western Church from 1050 to 1250

John Julius Norwich The Popes - A History 2012 

E.R. Chamberlin The Bad Popes 1969

Eamon Duffy Saints and Sinners - A History of the Popes 1997

 

THE CRUSADE AGAINST THE CATHARS

 

THE CRUSADE AGAINST THE CATHARS

Main Texts:

Jonathan Sumption The Albigensian Crusade 1978

Laurence W. Marvin The Occitan War 2008

Peter of les Vaux-de-Cernay The History of the Albigensian Crusade trans by W.A. & M.D. Sibly

Mark Pegg A Most Holy War - The Albigensian Crusade and the Battle for Christendom 2008

Stephen O'Shea The Perfect Heresy 2000

 

Other Texts:

R.I. Moore The War on Heresy - Faith and Power in Medieval Europe 2014

T.N. Bisson The Medieval Crown of Aragon 1986

Colin Morris The Papal Monarchy - The Western Church from 1050 to 1250

John Julius Norwich The Popes - A History 2012 

E.R. Chamberlin The Bad Popes 1969

Eamon Duffy Saints and Sinners - A History of the Popes 1997

Joseph O'Callaghan A History of Medieval Spain 1975

Christopher Tyerman God's War - A New History of the Crusades 2006

 

THE INQUISITION AGAINST THE CATHARS

Rene Weis The Yellow Cross - The Story of the Last Cathars 1290-1329 2000

Stephen O'Shea The Friar of Carcassonne - Revolt again

st the Inquisition in the last days of the Cathars 2011

Emmanuel le Roy LaDurie Montaillou - The world famous portrait of life in a medieval village 1978

Walter Wakefield Heresy, Crusade and Inquisition in Southern France 1100-1250 1974

James B. Given Inquisition and Medieval Society - Power, Discipline & Resistance in Languedoc 1997

 

 

THE BALTIC CRUSADES

 

Eric Christiansen The Northern Crusades 1980

William Urban The Teutonic Knights - A Military History 2003

William Urban The Baltic Crusade 1975

William Urban The Livonian Crusade 2004

William Urban The Prussian Crusade 2000

William Urban The Samogitian Crusade 2006

William Urban Tannenberg and After 2003

Aleksander Pluskowski The Archaeology of the Prussian Crusade - Holy War and Colonisation 2013

The Chronicle of Henry of Livonia trans James A. Brundage 1961

S.C. Rowell Lithuania Ascending - A Pagan Empire within East-central Europe 1295-1345 1994

Norman Davies God's Playground - A History of Poland Vol 1 1982

Adam Zamoyski The Polish Way - A Thousand-year History of the Poles and their Culture 1987

Philippe Dolinger The German Hansa 1970

Alan Palmer The Baltic - A New History of the Region and its People 2006

Sverre Bagge Cross and Sceptre - The Rise of the Scandinavian Kingdoms from the Vikings to the Reformation 2014

Peter H. Wilson The Holy Roman Empire - A Thousand Years of Europe's History 2016

Darius von Güttner-Sporzynski Poland, Holy War and the Piast Monarchy 1100-1230 2014

The Atlas of the Crusades edit Jonathan Riley-Smith 1991

The New Cambridge Medieval History VI edit Michael Jones 2000