Sacred swords : Jihad in the Holy Land, 1097-1291 /
In 1071 Muslim Turks crushed the Byzantine Emperor's Anatolian army at Manzikert. The Crusades, the West's response to this catastrophe, are well known as are the names of the European nobles who fought in them. The names and deeds of many of the Crusaders' opponents in the Holy Land...
|Main Author:||Waterson, James.|