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Letters from the East - a book by Barber, Malcolm

Letters from the East

Crusaders Pilgrims and Settlers in the 12th-13th Centuries

Letters from the East( )
Author: Barber, Malcolm
Bate, Keith
Series title:Crusade Texts in Translation Ser.
Publication Date:May 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $34.95
Book Description:

No written source is entirely without literary artifice, but the letters sent from Asia Minor, Syria and Palestine in the high middle ages come closest to recording the real feelings of those who lived in and visited the crusader states. They are not, of course, reflective pieces, but they do convey the immediacy of circumstances which were frequently dramatic and often life-threatening. Those settled in the East faced crises all the time, while crusaders and pilgrims knew they were...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Military / Medieval
History / Middle East / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.123 x 9.204 x 0.546 Inches
Book Weight:0.869 Pounds

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