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Ireland and the crusades / Edward Coleman, Paul Duffy and Tadhg O'Keeffe, editors.

Contributor(s): Coleman, Edward (Historian) [editor.] | Duffy, Paul (Archaeologist and historian) [editor.] | O'Keeffe, Tadhg [editor.].
Publisher: Dublin : Four Courts Press, 2022Description: 236 pages, 18 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps, plans ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781846828614.Subject(s): Crusades | Ireland -- History -- 1172-1603 | Ireland -- Church history -- 600-1500DDC classification: 941.503 Summary: "The crusades--a broad term encompassing a disparate series of military expeditions, with the avowed intent of preserving/expanding Christianity and the heterodoxy of the Roman Church--were a quintessential phenomenon of moral and religious life in medieval Europe. Traditionally, Ireland's connection with the crusades has been seen to be slight. In recent years, however, new research has begun to replace this view with a more nuanced picture. This is an interdisciplinary volume of essays from leading scholars working in this field, which re-examines Ireland's connection to the crusading movement in its many forms." - Book cover
List(s) this item appears in: New acquisitions spring 2023
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"The crusades--a broad term encompassing a disparate series of military expeditions, with the avowed intent of preserving/expanding Christianity and the heterodoxy of the Roman Church--were a quintessential phenomenon of moral and religious life in medieval Europe. Traditionally, Ireland's connection with the crusades has been seen to be slight. In recent years, however, new research has begun to replace this view with a more nuanced picture. This is an interdisciplinary volume of essays from leading scholars working in this field, which re-examines Ireland's connection to the crusading movement in its many forms." - Book cover

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