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Armies of the Crusade

Armies of the Crusade
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Armies of the Crusade
by Osprey
Author: Terence Wise
Publish Year: 1988
Pages: 40
Dimensions: 7.5x10x.25"
Restockable: Yes
NKG part #: 2148372731
Mfg. part #: OSPMAA075
Type: Softcover


In the early crusades men of all ranks from all over Europe took the cross and went to fight Islam as volunteers. Some went out of religious fervor, others to escape the plagues and famine which were rife at the time, still others in search of land or a fortune in loot. Fighting alongside all of these were the armies raised in Outremer, the Holy Land itself. Together they waged a bloody religious war, the participants of which included such forces as the Knights Templar, the Teutonic Knights, and the Byzantine Army.