Middle East History Books for Children

Stories From The Crusades (yesterday's Classics)

Stories From The Crusades
ASIN: 1599150549

Yesterday's Classics

Author: Janet Harvey Kelman

One should get a copy of Stories From The Crusades an excellent children's book written by Janet Harvey Kelman. The author is Janet Harvey Kelman and it is published by Yesterday's Classics. It was available on the 21st of November, 2005. The book is 92 pages long. The child's book dimensions are 5.98" Height x 9.02" Length x 0.2" Width. It weighs something like 0.33 lbs, add to cart by clicking on the hyperlink below.

Brings the Crusades to life through stories of its most renowned participants. Some, like Bohemond and Baldwin, fight for selfish ends; others, such as Tancred and Louis, do battle like the great knights they are; while a few, Francis among them, carry goodwill wherever they go. Relates how Peter the Hermit, with the Pope's blessing, gathers guys to his side and leads the first crusade, resulting inside the capture of Jerusalem and installation of Godfrey as defender of the holy sepulchre. Following the Muslims recapture Jerusalem, three great kings of Europe vow to regain the Holy City: King Richard the Lionhearted of England, King Philip of France, and also the Emperor Frederick of Germany. King Louis of France launches the last crusade, but dies before achieving his objective. Despite winning a lot of battles in this third crusade and capturing the city of Acre, they fail to win back the city of Jerusalem. Throughout the narrative we meet all sorts of males.


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