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Knight of Outremer AD 1187-1344

Knight of Outremer AD 1187-1344
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Knight of Outremer AD 1187-1344
by Osprey
Author: David Nicolle
Publish Year: 1996
Pages: 64
Dimensions: 8x10x.25"
Restockable: Yes
NKG part #: 2148381519
Mfg. part #: OSPWAR018
Type: Softcover


After Saladin's great victory at the Battle of Hattin in 1137, Outremer, as medieval westerners called the remaining Latin or Catholic enclaves in the eastern Mediterranean, was no longer a threat to Islam. Its military elites preferred to live in peace, focusing on trade as much as on the defense of Christendom's holy places. In this, the first book in the English language to objectively study the knights of the Latin East, David Nicolle presents a well-balanced and informed account of the Western warriors who defended the Crusader territories for so long.