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crusaders, or, the siege of Acre

John Kingdom

crusaders, or, the siege of Acre

a grand romantic and spectacular drama, in three acts

by John Kingdom

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Published by E. Dipple, Strand in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Kingdom, author of "Madeline" "Giralda" "The three princes" "The old ferry house" "The old house on the Thames", &c..
The Physical Object
Pagination54p. ;
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18536236M

Acre proved the strategic point for armies from across Europe, Syria, Egypt, Mesopotamia and the Maghreb; and the siege provided a kaleidoscope of competing ambitions, objectives and self-serving manoeuvrings amid the most arduous conditions, in which Bedouins ‘exchanged the severed heads of their victims with Saladin in return for robes and. The Siege of Acre (also called the Fall of Acre) took place in and resulted in the loss of the Crusader-controlled city of Acre to the is considered one of the most important battles of the time period. Although the crusading movement continued for several more centuries, the capture of the city marked the end of further crusades to the Levant.

Acre was the final major stronghold of the Crusader states when much of the Levantine coastline was conquered by Mamluk forces. Acre itself fell to Sultan Al-Ashraf Khalil in Mamluk period (–) Acre, having been isolated and largely abandoned by Europe, was conquered by Mamluk sultan al-Ashraf Khalil in a bloody siege in In Area: 13, dunams ( km² or sq mi). The Art of the Crusaders in the Holy Land, – Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Folda, Jaroslav. Crusader Art in the Holy Land: From the Third Crusade to the Fall of Acre, – Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Goss, Vladimir P., ed.

  Buy The Siege of Acre, Saladin, Richard the Lionheart, and the Battle That Decided the Third Crusade by Hosler, John D. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(10). Crusades - Crusades - The Latin East after the Third Crusade: Saladin died on March 3, , not long after the departure of the Third Crusade. One of the greatest Muslim leaders, a man devoutly religious and deeply committed to jihad against the infidel, he was, nevertheless, respected by his opponents. His death led once again to divisions in the Muslim world, and his Ayyūbid successors.


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The Siege of Acre, Saladin, Richard the Lionheart, and the Battle That Decided the Third Crusade [Hosler, John D.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Siege of Acre, Saladin, Richard the Lionheart, and the Battle That Decided the Third Crusade/5(10).

The Siege of Acre took place Aug to Jduring the Third Crusade and saw Crusader forces capture the city. Following the loss of Jerusalem inefforts were made to launch a new crusade to retake the city.

As a first step, Guy of Lusignan commenced a siege of Acre. “The crusaders’ successful siege of Acre, the war’s main military engagement, has never received fuller treatment than in this absorbing account by John Hosler.”—Tony Barber, FT “A gripping account” — Tony Barber, Financial Times (Books of the Year ).

The siege of Accra here is depicted vividly. The author has collected all the relevant back ground to write a, yes history book, but one that feels more like an adventure. The Siege of Acre was fought in and resulted in losing the Crusader- controlled city of Acre to the Mamluks.

The siege itself is well described/5(24). The Siege of Acre was the first significant counterattack by King Guy of Jerusalem to the losses the kingdom experienced to Saladin, leader of the Muslims in Syria and Egypt and formed part of what later became known as the Third siege lasted from August until Julyin which time the city's coastal position meant the attacking Latin force were unable to fully invest the Location: Acre, 32°55′39″N 35°04′54″E / °N.

The Crusader siege of Muslim-held Acre at the start of the Third Crusade was arguably the 12th century’s most remarkable and fascinating military engagement. Over the course of 22 gruelling months, it saw tens of thousands of western European Christians struggle to retake this strategically vital port city (today known as Akko, in northern.

"The crusaders' successful siege of Acre, the war's main military engagement, has never received fuller treatment than in this absorbing account by John Hosler."-Tony Barber, FT "Exhaustively researched, acutely analysed, beautifully written" -TheodoreThe Times Literary Supplement (Books of the Year )/5(32).

The Siege of Acre, — Saladin, Richard the Lionheart and the Battle that Decided the Third Crusade. John D. Hosler. Yale, pp.£Author: Sean Mcglynn.

"The crusaders’ successful siege of Acre, the war’s main military engagement, has never received fuller treatment than in this absorbing account by John Hosler."—Tony Barber, FT "Exhaustively researched, acutely analysed, beautifully written" —TheodoreThe Times Literary Supplement (Books of Brand: Yale University Press.

The first comprehensive history of the most decisive military campaign of the Third Crusade and one of the longest wartime sieges of the Middle Ages The two-year-long siege of Acre (–) was the most significant military engagement of the Third Crusade, attracting armies from across Europe, Syria, Mesopotamia, Egypt, and the Maghreb.

At that point, the Crusaders moved the heart of their kingdom to Acre, located on Israel’s northern coast. By the 13th century, Acre had become a major center of international trade. The wreck was likely helmed by Crusaders fleeing the Siege of Acre in According to Sarah Pruitt atradio-carbon dating of the ship puts it between and Author: Jason Daley.

The Siege of Acre, book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a careful reconstruction of the two year siege of the crucial Mediterranean port city of Acre by the Third Crusaders against Saladin, with Hosler weighing European and Islamic sources to find the most likely interpretation of events /5.

The Siege of Acre was one of the first confrontations of the Third Crusade, lasting from Aug until Jand the first time in history that the King of Jerusalem was compelled to personally see to the defence of the Holy Land.

[3] It was also the deadliest event of the whole period of the Crusades for the Christian ruling class of the east. [4]. Acre had belonged to the Crusaders since it was retaken from the Muslims in (who had taken it from the Eastern Romans in the late seventh century), except for a two-year period after Saladin conquered it in —it was retaken in a brutal siege inpart of the Third Crusade.

The Siege of Acre (also called the Fall of Acre) took place in and resulted in the loss of the Crusader-controlled city of Acre to the is considered one of the most important battles of the period.

Although the crusading movement continued for several more centuries, the capture of the city marked the end of further crusades to the Levant.

T he siege of Acre began in more by mistake than design. Byhowever, it had consumed tens of thousands of Christian lives and become an obsession for crusaders. As in WWI, action had become bogged down in a slogging match over a very small piece of territory, while the over all strategic objectives had l argely become obscured by the focus on this one, at best tactical, : Helena P.

Schrader. The first comprehensive history of the most decisive military campaign of the Third Crusade and one of the longest wartime sieges of the Middle Ages The two-year-long siege of Acre (–) was the most significant military engagement of the Third Crusade, attracting armies from across Europe, Syria, Mesopotamia, Egypt, and the Maghreb.

The Siege of Acre, Saladin, Richard the Lionheart, and the Battle That Decided the Third Crusade John D. Hosler The two-year-long siege of Acre (–) was the most significant military engagement of the Third Crusade, attracting armies from across Europe, Syria, Mesopotamia, Egypt, and.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Siege of Acre, Saladin, Richard the Lionheart, and the Battle That Decided the Third Crusade by John D. Hosler (Trade Cloth) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products!. The siege of Acre was the central action of the Third Crusade and, at nearly two years in length, was also one of the longest western-led sieges of the entire middle ages.

It .Get this from a library! The siege of Acre, Saladin, Richard the Lionheart, and the battle that decided the Third Crusade. [John D Hosler] -- "The two-year-long siege of Acre () was the most significant military engagement of the Third Crusade, attracting armies from across Europe, Syria, Mesopotamia, Egypt, and the Maghreb.New parties of crusaders, motivated by the fall of Jerusalem were beginning to arrive in Palestine, and Guy's active siege of Acre attracted most of them.

In early September a Danish fleet (which allowed a blockade by sea) and a Flemish and French contingent arrived, while .