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Download PDF by Guy Perry: John of Brienne

By Guy Perry

ISBN-10: 1107043107

ISBN-13: 9781107043107

ISBN-10: 1316620298

ISBN-13: 9781316620298

John of Brienne's growth, from mid-ranking knightly prestige to king of Jerusalem and, later, Latin emperor of Constantinople, lines essentially the most notable careers within the whole medieval interval. yet how and why did he in attaining such heights? This biographical examine of aristocratic social and geographical mobility within the 'Age of the Crusades' reassesses John's attention-grabbing existence, and explores how households and dynasticism, politics, intrigue, faith and conflict all contributed to John's remarkable occupation. John used to be an immense determine within the heritage of the thirteenth-century Mediterranean, and but greatly a manufactured from the workings of the society of his day. This ebook unearths how John's lifestyles, and its multifarious connections to France, Italy, the German empire and the papacy, can remove darkness from the vast landscape of the early thirteenth-century international, and the zenith of the crusading movement.

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John of Brienne's growth, from mid-ranking knightly prestige to king of Jerusalem and, later, Latin emperor of Constantinople, strains essentially the most impressive careers within the complete medieval interval. yet how and why did he in attaining such heights? This biographical research of aristocratic social and geographical mobility within the 'Age of the Crusades' reassesses John's interesting lifestyles, and explores how households and dynasticism, politics, intrigue, faith and warfare all contributed to John's remarkable profession.

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