Geoffrey de Vinsauf's Itinerary of Richard I and Others to the Holy Land

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Geoffrey de Vinsauf's Itinerary of Richard I and Others to the Holy Land

Geoffrey de Vinsauf's Itinerary of Richard I and Others to the Holy Land By Geoffrey of Vinsauf Geoffrey de Vinsauf s Itinerary of Richard I and Others to the Holy Land Pyrrhus Press specializes in bringing books long out of date back to life allowing today s readers access to yesterday s treasures Geoffrey de Vinseuf s history of Richard the Lionheart and the Third

  • Title: Geoffrey de Vinsauf's Itinerary of Richard I and Others to the Holy Land
  • Author: Geoffrey of Vinsauf
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  • Geoffrey de Vinsauf's Itinerary of Richard I and Others to the Holy Land By Geoffrey of Vinsauf Pyrrhus Press specializes in bringing books long out of date back to life, allowing today s readers access to yesterday s treasures Geoffrey de Vinseuf s history of Richard the Lionheart and the Third Crusade is among the most comprehensive among writers of the Middle Ages The enduring figure of the Middle Ages is the chivalrous knight, who played the role of hero acrossPyrrhus Press specializes in bringing books long out of date back to life, allowing today s readers access to yesterday s treasures Geoffrey de Vinseuf s history of Richard the Lionheart and the Third Crusade is among the most comprehensive among writers of the Middle Ages The enduring figure of the Middle Ages is the chivalrous knight, who played the role of hero across much of Europe and was equal parts courage and valor Nobody played a defining role in casting the popular image of medieval knights than Richard the Lionheart, one of the most famous English kings and crusaders In many respects, it was ironic that Richard became one of the central characters of the Middle Ages, and his very popular legacy today belies centuries of controversy As one of the strongest knights of his age, Richard was also considered a flower of chivalry and greatly admired as a model of what it meant to be a knight, both in his lifetime and afterward But as the son of the most famous power couple of the age Henry II of England 1133 89 and Eleanor of Aquitaine 1122 24 1204 and an expansionist noble contesting over land with other expansionist nobles, he also had many enemies These enemies portrayed Richard as evil incarnate, at the same time his admirers were portraying him an emblem of virtue As with all such great and controversial figures, the real Richard lay somewhere in between.Saladin is widely considered one of the greatest generals in history and one of the most famous leaders of the Middle Ages, but he remains a paradox, both in personal and in historical terms A military genius, he first served other generals and was overshadowed, late in life, by his greatest rival, Richard I of England He was far admired by his Christian enemies, who extolled his chivalry, than some of his Muslim rivals, who fought him for control of Egypt and Syria in the 12th century His Christian enemies continued his name long after it was forgotten in the Middle East, only to spark a revival of his reputation in Arab culture in the 20th century.
    Geoffrey de Vinsauf's Itinerary of Richard I and Others to the Holy Land By Geoffrey of Vinsauf

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