Sites devoted to the Holy Wars fought by Christians during the medieval period. Primarily but not exclusively the wars fought between the Latin West and the Muslim East from the 11th to 14th centuries.
A digital facsimile of six volumes published by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries covering the history of the period and its impact on Europe and the Near East.
Description of and background of the thirteenth century war.
From Wikipedia, the open-content encyclopedia. Covers historical background and context, as well as the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eight, and Ninth Crusades, as well as the Albigensian Crusade, Children's Crusade, and crusades in the Baltic and Central Europe.
Presents the Catholic perspective on the Crusades.
Italian writer Vittorio Messori defends the crusaders from charges levelled at them during the Enlightenment.
A collection of contemporary accounts of the crusades.
A categorized listing of links to translations of original source material on the Crusades.
Links for research.
The full text of History of the Christian Church by Henry C. Sheldon, 1895.
A history and apologetic for the Crusades, from the Catholic Educator's resource Center.
Lengthy overview of the whole crusade period.
Weblog containing a chronology of events and articles.
Pictures and information about churches and other buildings built by the crusaders.
An online book on how the Frankish clergy returned to the Holy Places in the Fourteenth Century for the purpose of maintaining the Sacred Sites and celebrating the Roman Liturgy. A substantial part of the book covers the period of the Crusades.
A historian describes the Crusades in context of Christian Europe's desperate defense against incessant Islamic wars of conquest.
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