Week 1 Origins of the Crusading Movement in Europe
Mon 5/24 What are the Crusades?
Tue 5/25 Overview of the Crusades
Wed 5/26 Background to the Crusades
Thu 5/27 Historians and the Crusades
- secondary: Oxford Illustrated History, Chapter 1
- secondary: Critique of Terry Jones BBC series The Crusades
- secondary: Medieval history list discussion Crusades & Millenium & Then & Now in the Mediev-l Archives May 1999: provcative discussion of the crusades in relation to today. Follow this thread begun by Gordon Fisher and ones with related headers in the archives.
- bring in 3 selections for book review
Fri 5/28 Origins of the Crusades
- secondary: Riley-Smith, Crusades, Chapter 1
- secondary: Oxford Illustrated History, Chapter 2
- primary: Urban II's Speech
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