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The Cross And The Blue Helmet

We have long been accustomed to the popular-revisionist view of the Crusades as recurrent avalanches of predatory barbarians; this may well have been how the Byzantines and the Muslims perceived them, but we need then to ask how far we can understand a phenomenon solely by consulting its victims. Should we not also endeavour to […]

Posted on November 6, 2011 at 08:46 by Hugo Grinebiter · Permalink · One Comment
In: GETTING MEDIEVAL, Thugs In Armour