Tag Archives: First Crusade

Dr Thomas Asbridge and The Crusades on BBC 2

One of the most popular articles on the blog has always been a book review by Malaise Ruthven of Thomas Asbridge’s book about the Crusades – The Crusades: The War for the Holy Land. Tonight on BBC 2 we have … Continue reading

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Holy Warriors: A Modern History of the Crusades by Jonathan Phillips

It seems our fascination with the Crusades, and the temptation to draw parallels with current tensions between Christian and Muslim, and East and West, is as popular as ever with many new books on the subject. Of course we all … Continue reading

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