By Owen S Connelly

Historic Dictionary of the Crusades ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ, ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: The Scarecrow Press, Inc.Серия: ancient Dictionaries of warfare Revolution, and Civil Unrest, No. 25Автор(ы): Corliss okay. SlackЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 2003Количество страниц: 299ISBN: 0-8108-4855-4Формат: pdf (e-book)Размер: 58.1 mb speedy IFOLDER eighty five

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1180-1223) also shows the mixture of issues. The king rehsed to lead the crusade, due to his own commitments, and tried to limit recruitment. When the pope appealed to Philip to enforce the decree of excommunication against his vassal, the king suggested that Raymond should be tried and convicted of heresy before his land was confiscated. BBziers fell to the crusading army in July 1209. The pillage and slaughter of both heretics and orthodox citizens was impressive enough to cause other cities to surrender without a struggle.

The earliest copy dates from the first half of the 12th century. Parts of the chronicle are translated into English in collections of sources on the expedition and on crusading. ALBERT VON BUXHOVDEN. 1229). Albert or Albrecht was bishop of Livonia and founder of the order of the Swordbrethren in 1202 at Riga. Albert was unable to spread Christianity without the help of a crusade army. After each expedition of the Northern or Baltic Crusades, his diocese rejected their forced baptisms, making a permanent force of crusading knights a necessity.

On 2 June a party of crusaders deserted under Stephen of Blois, unsettled by the approach of Kerbogha, ruler of Mosul, with a large army. By sunrise of the following day Bohemond and a party of knights were able to take a section of the wall with scaling ladders and open the Gate of St. George to the crusade army. During the day on 3 June the army looted the city and slaughtered the garrison. Unfortunately the siege had emptied the city of food and extensive fortifications had to be manned against Kerbogha's troops.

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