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The gripping story of the First Crusade as witnessed firsthandThe fall of Jerusalem in 1099 to an army of exhausted and starving western European soldiers was one of the most extraordinary events in history with a legacy that remains controversialthan nine centuries later This remarkable collection contains firsthand accounts from the knights religious leaders and peasants who experienced the very beauty

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Chronicles of the First Crusade Penguin ClassicsFirst Crusade in all its cruelty and strangeness Edited with an introduction and notes by one of the foremost experts on the Crusades Chronicles of the First Crusade is a comprehensive look at the climax of Christian fervor and the record of an ultimately futile attempt to implant a European kingdom in an overwhelmingly Muslim world Forthan seventy years Penguin has been the leading publisher As others have stated this is an excellent work putting together primary sources to present a chronological narrative of the first crusade The translations are very good and easy to read Each section has an introduction by the editortranslator providing background information for the primary sources and the footnotes are helpful Some background knowledge on the first crusade would be helpful before reading this work