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He takes a period full of constant strife and turmoil with a bewildering array of characters and shifting alliances and aggressions and lays it all out plain as day.

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Oct 10, David Alonso vargas rated it it was amazing Shelves: PaperbackCanto Editionpages. Books by Steven Runciman. Jul 26, Walt rated it liked it Shelves: Interesting, but constantinolpa narrative history very much of its time, and therefore fairly impenetrable, with little in the way of interpretative comments.

The remarkable thing about Runciman’s work is that it is just as satisfying to the lay reader as it is to the scholar. In common with Rumciman writing generally this is constantinoplla approachable, easy reading but shallow political history. From to he was Professor of Byzantine Art and History at Istanbul University, in Turkey, where he began the research on the Crusades which would lead to his best known work, the History of the Crusades three volumes appearing in, and The battle between Byzantium and the Arabs ebbed back and forth like the tides.

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Casual readers could be frightened by the prospect of reading a three volume history and instead turn to one of the “introductions” available on the subject by Jonathan Riley-Smith, Hans Eberhard Meyer or Thomas Madden. Refresh and try condtantinopla.

If you want to know what was going on the Mediterranean in the late m The story surrounding the Sicilian Vespers is one of my favorites of medieval history – it’s dramatic, engaging, and pulls in most of the big players in Europe at the end of the 13th century – zteven Runciman tells the story really well.

As such, it is indispensable reading for any serious student of the crusading period or the Middle Ages in general, as well as those with a broad interest in military history or the Middle East.

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Lists with This Book. The series may be a bit much for someone just beginning to read about the crusades, but for those who are interested in the subject or have already read an overview, Runciman will fill in the missing details.

Hardcoverpages. It’s a huge cast of characters, enough to require several pull-out charts of family dynasties in the appendix, and he mostly manages to balance them well and keep things from getting too muddled.

How early forms of nationalism started to confront the “Universal Church. Jun 25, Al df it really liked it Shelves: In Jihad holy war was declared.

The Sicilian Vespers: A History of the Mediterranean World in the Later Thirteenth Century

Jun 24, Jonathan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Return to Book Page. This volume deals completely with the First Crusade and the foundation of the kingdom of Jerusalem.


Runciman begins in with the conquering of Jerusalem and the many surrounding nations by the Muslims.

It provided plenty of background and a wonder regarding mankind’s survival. The inhabitants of the Sicilian city of Palermo slaughtered its Angevin garrison in Runciman then narrates the first crusade including the siege of Nicea, the battle near Dorylaeum, the siege of Antioch, and the expedition to and siege of Jerusalem.

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Runciman also explores the runicman conflicts with the various Christian theological sects. However, as much consstantinopla I enjoyed the book, I found myself frustrated at times as he glossed sgeven tangents I wished he’d fully explored. As far as I recall the book was marketed as providing helpful background to reading Dante, its fair to say view spoiler [ and only a little spoiler hide spoiler ] that in Hell as far as Dante was concerned, one would meet many of the supporters of the Angevins.

To ask other readers questions about The Sicilian Vespersplease sign up. Scrivi una recensione cliente. Amazon Warehouse Deals I nostri prodotti usati e ricondizionati. In fact, it’s not often that I can say this, but I wish the book had been twice as long. Apr 23, Marfy rated it liked it Shelves: