Crusading in the Age of Joinville

Crusading in the Age of Joinville

The first of these is thematic and is employed to reveal contrasts between the idealised images of crusading depicted by its promoters and the experiences of those who responded to their calls to take the cross.

Author: Caroline Smith

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351946995

Category: History

Page: 228

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Crusading in the Age of Joinville enhances the current literature dealing with the issue of crusaders' motivations by providing a detailed examination of the ideas and experiences of those who promoted and participated in the crusades of Louis IX of France in the mid-thirteenth century. It assesses the possibilities and problems associated with the source material available to historians of crusading in the thirteenth century and highlights the unique nature and value of John of Joinville's Life of Saint Louis. Two distinct approaches are taken to the analysis of these sources in order to demonstrate their richness. The first of these is thematic and is employed to reveal contrasts between the idealised images of crusading depicted by its promoters and the experiences of those who responded to their calls to take the cross. Secondly, the careers of Joinville and his close contemporary Oliver of Termes provide extended case studies demonstrating that involvement with crusading could have very different origins and expressions. Overall, Crusading in the Age of Joinville provides an innovative and accessible study of crusaders and crusading in the thirteenth century.
Categories: History

Chronicles of the Crusades

Chronicles of the Crusades

Provides two chronicles of the Crusades, with the first account covering the Fourth Crusade, and the second account detailing the travels of King Louis and his battles during the Sixth and Seventh Crusades.

Author: Jean Joinville (sire de)

Publisher: Penguin Classics

ISBN: 0140449981

Category: History

Page: 406

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Provides two chronicles of the Crusades, with the first account covering the Fourth Crusade, and the second account detailing the travels of King Louis and his battles during the Sixth and Seventh Crusades.
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Crusades

Crusades

Caroline Smith, Crusading in the Age of Joinville. Aldershot and Burlington, VT.
Ashgate, 2006. Pp. xii, 216. ISBN 0 7546 53633. This book draws on a close
reading of Jean de Joinville's Vie de saint Louis in order to try to get at laymen's ...

Author: Benjamin Z. Kedar

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351985635

Category: History

Page: 374

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Crusades covers seven hundred years from the First Crusade (1095-1102) to the fall of Malta (1798) and draws together scholars working on theatres of war, their home fronts and settlements from the Baltic to Africa and from Spain to the Near East and on theology, law, literature, art, numismatics and economic, social, political and military history. Routledge publishes this journal for The Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East. Particular attention is given to the publication of historical sources in all relevant languages - narrative, homiletic and documentary - in trustworthy editions, but studies and interpretative essays are welcomed too. Crusades appears in both print and online editions. Peter W. Edbury again features in an issue of Crusades, this time with his piece on The French translation of William of Tyre's Historia: the manuscript tradition.
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Crusades

Crusades

famous in the history of Louis's crusade at sea , and it is one to which particular
attention will be given in this study . But how far should we trust ... Caroline Smith
, Crusading in the Age of Joinville ( Aldershot , 2006 ) , pp . 61–73 . Joinville , Vie
 ...

Author: Thomas F. Madden

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 1409400611

Category: History

Page: 212

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The studies in this volume demonstrate the broad interdisciplinary spectrum of modern crusade studies, extending far beyond the battlefield into the conflict and occasional cooperation between the diverse cultures and faiths of the Mediterranean. Although the crusades were a product of medieval Europe, they provide a backdrop against which medieval worlds can be observed to come into both contact and collision. The subjects dealt with include Muslim and Christian understandings of their wars within their own intellectual and artistic perspectives, as well as the development of memory and definition of crusading in both the East and West. A section on the Crusades and the Byzantine world examines the intersection of western and eastern Christian attitudes and agendas and the book concludes with three studies on the crusader king, Louis IX, examining both his two crusades and their role in his later sanctification.
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Emotions in a Crusading Context 1095 1291

Emotions in a Crusading Context  1095 1291

Although the two-stage composition and patchwork nature of Joinville's text make
any attempt to identify an overarching literary agenda futile, the author's concern
for articulating the piety of his ... Smith, Crusading in the Age of Joinville, 73–4.

Author: Stephen J. Spencer

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198833369

Category: History

Page: 320

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Emotions in a Crusading Context is the first book-length study of the emotional rhetoric of crusading. It investigates the ways in which a number of emotions and affective displays-primarily fear, anger, and weeping-were understood, represented, and utilised in twelfth- and thirteenth-century western narratives of the crusades, making use of a broad range of comparative material to gauge the distinctiveness of those texts: crusader letters, papal encyclicals, model sermons, chansons de geste, lyrics, and an array of theological and philosophical treatises. In addition to charting continuities and changes over time in the emotional landscape of crusading, this study identifies the underlying influences which shaped how medieval authors represented and used emotions; analyzes the passions crusade participants were expected to embrace and reject; and assesses whether the idea of crusading created a profoundly new set of attitudes towards emotions. Emotions in a Crusading Context calls on scholars of the crusades to reject the traditional methodological approach of taking the emotional descriptions embedded within historical narratives as straightforward reflections of protagonists' lived feelings, and in so doing challenges the long historiographical tradition of reconstructing participants' beliefs and experiences from these texts. Within the history of emotions, Stephen J. Spencer demonstrates that, despite the ongoing drive to develop new methodologies for studying the emotional standards of the past, typified by experiments in 'neurohistory', the social constructionist (or cultural-historical) approach still has much to offer the historian of medieval emotions.
Categories: History

The Crusades

The Crusades

John of Joinville, Vie de Saint Louis, ed. J. Monfrin (Paris, 1995). This text is
available in translation: C. Smith (trans.), Chronicles of the Crusades: Joinville
and Villehardouin (London, 2008). See also: C. Smith, Crusading in the Age of
Joinville ...

Author: Thomas Asbridge

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781849837705

Category: History

Page: 784

View: 938

'Asbridge can't help but tell a ripping yarn, often breezily dramatic, whipping the narrative along.' The Times In the eleventh century, a vast Christian army, summoned to holy war by the Pope, rampaged through the Muslim world of the eastern Mediterranean, seizing possession of Jerusalem, a city revered by both faiths. Over the two hundred years that followed this First Crusade, Islam and the West fought for dominion of the Holy Land, clashing in a succession of chillingly brutal wars, both firm in the belief that they were at God's work. The Crusades tells the story of this epic struggle from the perspective of both Christians and Muslims, reconstructing the experiences and attitudes of those on either side of the conflict. Mixing pulsing narrative and piercing insight, it exposes the full horror, passion and barbaric grandeur of the crusading era. ‘A dramatic and powerful look at both sides of the story . . .’ Sunday Times 'A compelling narrative . . . A masterful conclusion' Observer
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Chronicles of the Crusades

Chronicles of the Crusades

The first trustworthy and fully informed history of the Crusades, Villehardouin's Conquest of Constantinople describes the era of the Fourth Crusade - the period between 1199 and 1207, during which a planned battle with Moslem forces ...

Author: Geffroy Villehardouin

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780141904863

Category: History

Page: 368

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Composed by soldiers who fought in the Holy Wars, these two famous French chronicles are among the most important portrayals of both the dark and light side of the two hundred year struggle for possession of Jerusalem. The first trustworthy and fully informed history of the Crusades, Villehardouin's Conquest of Constantinople describes the era of the Fourth Crusade - the period between 1199 and 1207, during which a planned battle with Moslem forces ironically culminated in war against Eastern Christians that led to the sacking of Constantinople. The Life of Saint Louis, by Joinville, was inspired by the author's close attachment to the pious King Louis, and focuses on the years between 1226 and 1270. It provides a powerful, personal insight into the brutal battles and the fascinating travels of one nobleman, fighting in the Sixth and Seventh Crusades.
Categories: History

The Crusades Christianity and Islam

The Crusades  Christianity  and Islam

New Haven and London, 1994. Sivan, Emmanuel. L'Islam et lacroisade. Paris,
1968. ——. “Modern Arab Historiography of the Crusades.” Asian and African
Studies 8 (1972). Smith, Caroline. Crusading in the Age of Joinville. Aldershot,
2006.

Author: Jonathan Riley-Smith

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 9780231517942

Category: Religion

Page: 136

View: 525

The Crusades were penitential war-pilgrimages fought in the Levant and the eastern Mediterranean, as well as in North Africa, Spain, Portugal, Poland, the Baltic region, Hungary, the Balkans, and Western Europe. Beginning in the eleventh century and ending as late as the eighteenth, these holy wars were waged against Muslims and other enemies of the Church, enlisting generations of laymen and laywomen to fight for the sake of Christendom. Crusading features prominently in today's religio-political hostilities, yet the perceptions of these wars held by Arab nationalists, pan-Islamists, and many in the West have been deeply distorted by the language and imagery of nineteenth-century European imperialism. With this book, Jonathan Riley-Smith returns to the actual story of the Crusades, explaining why and where they were fought and how deeply their narratives and symbolism became embedded in popular Catholic thought and devotional life. From this history, Riley-Smith traces the legacy of the Crusades into modern times, specifically within the attitudes of European imperialists and colonialists and within the beliefs of twentieth-century Muslims. Europeans fashioned an interpretation of the Crusades from the writings of Walter Scott and a French contemporary, Joseph-François Michaud. Scott portrayed Islamic societies as forward-thinking, while casting Christian crusaders as culturally backward and often morally corrupt. Michaud, in contrast, glorified crusading, and his followers used its imagery to illuminate imperial adventures. These depictions have had a profound influence on contemporary Western opinion, as well as on Muslim attitudes toward their past and present. Whether regarded as a valid expression of Christianity's divine enterprise or condemned as a weapon of empire, crusading has been a powerful rhetorical tool for centuries. In order to understand the preoccupations of Islamist jihadis and the character of Western discourse on the Middle East, Riley-Smith argues, we must understand how images of crusading were formed in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Categories: Religion

Crusades

Crusades

Caroline Smith , Crusading in the Age of Joinville . Aldershot and Burlington , VT :
Ashgate , 2006 . Pp . xii , 216 . ISBN 0 7546 5363 3 . This book draws on a close
reading of Jean de Joinville ' s Vie de saint Louis in order to try to get at laymen ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105129707365

Category: Church history

Page:

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Categories: Church history

Chronicles of the Crusades

Chronicles of the Crusades

Geoffrey Villehardouin, Jean de Joinville ... Let us now return to the matter in
hand, and tell how the soldan, who was dead, had a son of the age of five and
twenty years, wise, adroit, and crafty; and because the dead soldan feared that
his son ...

Author: Geoffrey Villehardouin

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486149851

Category: History

Page: 336

View: 106

The two most authoritative accounts of the Holy Wars — Villehardouin's Conquest of Constantinople and Joinville's Chronicle of the Crusade of St. Lewis — offer firsthand testimony of battles and their religious and political context.
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Encounter Between Enemies

Encounter Between Enemies

This fascinating study deals with one of the first points of direct and personal contact between Europeans and Muslims during the Crusades: the ransoming of captives. It traces the changes in European mentality and the laws of warfare.

Author: Yvonne Friedman

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004117067

Category: History

Page: 295

View: 615

This fascinating study deals with one of the first points of direct and personal contact between Europeans and Muslims during the Crusades: the ransoming of captives. It traces the changes in European mentality and the laws of warfare.
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Western Warfare in the Age of the Crusades 1000 1300

Western Warfare in the Age of the Crusades 1000 1300

St Louis isshown in thethick ofthe fightby Joinville, while Charles of Anjou ledthe
second battalion at Benevento. The appeal of brave leadership restingon shared
valueswasvery powerful, but of courseit could have disastrous results, for these ...

Author: John France

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135365066

Category: History

Page: 344

View: 393

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Knights of the Cross

Knights of the Cross

This book contains two essential, first hand accounts from the time of the crusades, and gives the reader the rare opportunity to look into the lives of medieval knights on campaign and on the battlefield; both accounts are regarded as ...

Author: Geoffrey de Villehardouin

Publisher:

ISBN: 1846778166

Category: History

Page: 348

View: 656

Rare insights into the chivalric age through the eyewitness accounts of two French knights Chronicle of the Fourth Crusade and The Conquest of Constantinople by Geoffrey de Villehardouin Chronicle of the Crusade of St. Louis by Jean de Joinville Geoffrey de Villehardouin was an eminent French knight, who set out on the Fourth Crusade in 1199. Pivotally involved in events, including the routing the campaign via Constantinople, his important chronicle was written when his experiences were still fresh in his mind. After the conquest of Byzantium he became a military leader and earned the city of Messinopolis in Thrace and the title Marshal of Champagne. Jean de Joinville embarked upon his crusade-remembered by history as the Seventh Crusade-as a young man in 1248. This Crusade was launched only seven years after the previous one failed and actually managed to briefly occupy Jerusalem. De Joinville was away upon campaign for six years, returning home from Palestine in 1254, though he did not pen his memoir until old age. This is a very 'human ' reporter full of fears, misgivings and able to provide the reader with minute detail of events. This book contains two essential, first hand accounts from the time of the crusades, and gives the reader the rare opportunity to look into the lives of medieval knights on campaign and on the battlefield; both accounts are regarded as important documents of the period.
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The boy crusaders

The boy crusaders

He was then known as John , Lord of Joinville , and seneschal of Champagne ;
and he has since been famous as the ... Ah , ' answered Louis , simply because if
you take pure wine in your old age , you will be frequently intoxicated ; and verily
 ...

Author: John George Edgar

Publisher:

ISBN: OXFORD:600057736

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The Crusades and the Crusaders

The Crusades and the Crusaders

... him and swear loyalty to his children , was the Sieur de Joinville , destined to
be known as chronicler of the crusade . Joinville was chief of a noble family in
Champagne , and appears , at this time , to have been approaching the age of
thirty .

Author: John George Edgar

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:32044018170605

Category: Chivalry

Page: 380

View: 507

Categories: Chivalry

Viator

Viator

This bishop who quickly became part of the myth of the first crusade also was a
papal legate ; he raised money and troops ... For a recent review of the dating
controversy , see Caroline Smith , Crusading in the Age of Joinville ( Aldershot
2006 ) ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSD:31822037776051

Category: Civilization, Medieval

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Categories: Civilization, Medieval

The Crusades

The Crusades

... Joinville, who was with him constantly for two and twenty years, declares that
he never heard him utter a word of blasphemy though this was the commonest
fault of that age. - Such was the king who now started on the last Crusade but one
.

Author: Thomas Andrew Archer

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015026981079

Category: Crusades

Page: 467

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Categories: Crusades

Stories of the olden time from de Joinville and Froissart

Stories of the olden time  from de Joinville and Froissart

LOUIS , WENT ON CRUSADE . AS TOLD BY THE LORD DE JOINVILLE . BOUT
the year 1243 the good King St . Louis , then being in the twenty - ninth year of
his age , was taken so grievously ill at Paris , as that he was thought by one who
 ...

Author: M. Jones

Publisher:

ISBN: OXFORD:600023793

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Page:

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The Making of Saint Louis

The Making of Saint Louis

Kingship, Sanctity, and Crusade in the Later Middle Ages Marianne Cecilia
Gaposchkin. Joinville he best known of the texts written to celebrate Louis '
sanctity is Jean de Joinville ' s vie ( which is what he himself calls it at $ 19 , the
vie nostre saint roy Loo ' s ) . ... See also Charles Langlois , La vie au moyen âge
, vol .

Author: Marianne Cecilia Gaposchkin

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 0801445507

Category: History

Page: 331

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M. Cecilia Gaposchkin reconstructs and analyzes the process that led to King Louis IX of France's canonization in 1297 and the consolidation and spread of his cult. --Sharon Farmer, University of California, Santa Barbara
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Fighting Their Way Or The History of the Crusades

Fighting Their Way  Or  The History of the Crusades

... by slaves , principally of the hardy Turcoman stock , purchased at an early age
, and educated in the camp ; but their fidelity to the house of their ... The numbers
which perished in this retreat and capture of the crusading host , it is , as usual ,
difficult to estimate . Joinville is silent on this point ; Makrisi says , one hundred
thousand - doubtless an exaggeration ; but it appears that not one of the
crusaders ...

Author: George Procter

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:32044018170571

Category: Crusades

Page: 480

View: 127

Categories: Crusades