Holy War: The Crusades and Their Impact on Today's World

Anchor (Nov 1, 2001)
Paperback – 672 pages
ISBN: 0385721404 / 9780385721400
Karen Armstrong, bestselling author of A History of God, skillfully narrates this history of the Crusades with a view toward their profound and continuing influence. In 1095 Pope Urban II summoned Christian warriors to take up the cross and reconquer the Holy Land. Thus began the holy wars that w...