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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Cyprus, Antioch, Edessa, Jerusalem and Tripoli. Yet it is absolutely not just a huge load of information, dates and names. Will usually ship within 1 business day of receiving cleared payment — opens in a new window or tab.

Evan rated it liked it Jan 26, The interwoven themes of the book include: There were a few exceptions to the disastrous later generations such as Raymond of Tripoli who tried at least and Balian of Ibelin who at times felt like the only sane man in the room. His work on the Byzantine Empire earned him a fellowship at Trinity in It is brilliantly-written, engaging, intricate and detailed, with human touches and elements to bring to life the various characters and min The second of Runciman’s three-part Crusades history is a stop-gap between the famous first and third Crusades: A much better book to begin with is Christopher Tyerman’s “God’s War” which has the great virtue of covering the crusades in Southern France, the Baltic and Spain in addition to those in the Holy Land which are the only ones treated in Runciman’s book.


Ben Duval rated it it was amazing Jan 25, And that is a pretty good hint of how badly the history of the Kingdom of Jerusalem went for the Christian invaders.

An excellent narrative, and a masterpiece of scholarship accuracy and detail. Although his translation is mostly very good.

Sir Steven Runciman’s three volume A History of the Crusades, one of the great classics of English historical writing, is now being reissued. Patrizia rated it it was amazing Jan 19, IIplease sign up. To ask other readers questions about A History cruzadws the Crusades, Vol.

A classic in history literature. Over and over, you read and runcimam arab disaray allowed the crusader states to stick around as long as they did. Jason Rubenstein rated it it was amazing Aug 09, Finally I can say Runciman makes a comprensive and detailed book about the crusades.


Desmond rated it really liked it Mar 27, He also does a good job or speculating on the turning points of crusaders’ decisions. I got the set for some kind of attractive price from one of those book clubs that used to exist before the internet came along.

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Shyam rated it really liked it Mar 19, The Total Money Makeover: Select a valid country. 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.

The author’s account is not always linear, moving back and forth in time as he recounts details of dif The middle volume of Lzs Runciman’s meticulously researched history, dealing with the periods leading up to, and following, the abysmal Second Crusade. Nevertheless by this point the dedicated historian has already studied twenty or so different maps of the relevant places at length while they read: 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.


One is astonished by the revelations of infamous brutality and cruelty among the Franks, in contrast to a commensurate measure of mercy and kindness practiced by certain of the great Arabic leaders. Put this one back on the shelf. Runclman che fu del tutto casuale.


People who are interested in the era of the Crusades and are not satisfied by some weird TV-shows. Lists with This Book. And, yes, you even have alliances of Christians and Muslims battling other Christians and Historla.

Ra rated it liked it Nov 09, Introduction to Catholic Theology Richard Lennan. He obviously didn’t think this one through. A particular shout out for nastiest crusader goes out to Reynald of Chatillon who eventually got what he had coming to him.