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The Northern Crusades

Second Edition

by Eric Christiansen

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
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Open LibraryOL7351699M
ISBN 100140266534
ISBN 109780140266535

This book will provide an understanding of what the northern crusades were about and a starting point to exploring the peoples of the Baltic region. The author starts with an explanation of the peoples and their culture of North-East Europe prior to the crusades.4/5(58). The Northern Crusades provided a rationale for the growth and expansion of the Teutonic Order of German crusading knights which had been founded in Palestine at the end of the 12th century. Duke Konrad I of Masovia in west-central Poland appealed to the Knights to defend his borders and subdue the pagan Baltic Prussians in After the subjugation of the Prussians, the Teutonic Knights.

Author: Eric Christiansen; Publisher: Penguin UK ISBN: X Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The 'Northern Crusades', inspired by the Pope's call for a Holy War, are less celebrated than those in the Middle East, but they were also more successful: vast new territories became and remain Christian, such as Finland, Estonia and Prussia. (The Northern Crusades are sometimes referred to as “The Baltic Crusades.”) Digging Deeper Fought in what is now part of Russia, the Battle of Rudau was a step in the ongoing effort to forcibly convert pagans to the Christian : Major Dan.

  13 videos Play all The Northern Crusades Real Crusades History History of Russia (PARTS ) - Rurik to Revolution - Duration: Epic History TV 3,, views. The Northern Crusades or Baltic Crusades were crusades undertaken by the Christian kings of Denmark, Poland and Sweden, the German Livonian and Teutonic military orders, and their allies against the pagan peoples of Northern Europe around the southern and eastern shores of the Baltic Sea.


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The Northern Crusades by Eric Christiansen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Where the crusades in the Holy Land were controlled by monarchs, the Baltic Crusades were controlled by direct papal influence. By end of the 13th Century The Baltic had become a Latin Sea. The last third of this book deals with three long crusades: Lithuanians, Russians, and Northern-East Baltic states over the next three by: The 'Northern Crusades', inspired by the Pope's call for a Holy War, are less celebrated than those in the Middle East, but they were also more successful: vast new territories became and remain Christian, such as Finland, Estonia and Prussia.

Newly revised in the light of the recent developments in Baltic and Northern medieval research, this authoritative overview provides a balanced and 4/5(2). Where the crusades in the Holy Land were controlled by monarchs, the Baltic Crusades were controlled by direct papal influence.

By end of the 13th Century The Baltic had become a Latin Sea. The last third of this book deals with three long crusades: Lithuanians, Russians, and Northern-East Baltic states over the next three centuries.4/5(57).

The Northern Crusades by Eric Christiansen presents a detailed account of the events of the crusades in the Baltic. In the Introduction Christiansen states, This book is an attempt to describe the struggles waged round the Baltic from the twelfth to the sixteenth centuries in the name of Christianity, and to explain the part they played in the transformation of northern societies which took /5.

But crusades occurred in the Baltic region nonetheless, as Eric Christiansen makes clear in his book "The Northern Crusades." Christiansen, of Oxford University, begins by describing the pre-Christian societies of the Baltic region, and then proceeds to set forth how the crusading impulse first took shape in lateth-century Europe.4/5(53).

About The Northern Crusades. The ‘Northern Crusades’, inspired by the Pope’s call for a Holy War, are less celebrated than those in the Middle East, but they were also more successful: vast new territories became and remain Christian, such as Finland, Estonia and Prussia.

Northern Rulers Spelling of Names Introduction. North-East Europe on the Eve of the Crusades Land and Sea Peoples Interactions. The Wendish Crusade in Theory and Practice, The Crusade of Supporters and Chroniclers The Slav Wars of Henry the Lion and Valdemar the Great.

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C This article has been rated as C-Class on the project's quality scale. The Northern Crusades or Baltic Crusades were crusades undertaken by the Catholic kings of Denmark and Sweden, the German Livonian and Teutonic military orders, and their allies against the pagan peoples of Northern Europe around the southern and eastern shores of the Baltic Sea.

Swedish and German campaigns against Russian Eastern Orthodox Christians are also sometimes considered part. Inspired by the Pope's call for a Holy War, Scandinavian rulers and German military monks conquered and settled Finland, Estonia and Prussia, before turning on the eastern empires of Orthodox Novgorod and pagan Lithuania.

These 'Northern Crusades' are less celebrated than those in the Middle East, but they were also far more successful. Vast new territories became and remain Christian, while /5(3). Find books like The Northern Crusades from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked The Northern Crusades also liked: The Ha. The Prehistory of the Crusades explores how the Crusades came to be seen as the use of aggressive warfare to Christianise pagan lands and peoples. Reynolds focuses on the Baltic, or Northern, Crusades, an aspect of the Crusades that has been little documented, thus bringing a new perspective to their historical and ideological origins.

The Northern Crusades - Ebook written by Eric Christiansen. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Northern Crusades.5/5(2). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxv, pages: maps ; 20 cm: Contents: 1.

North-East Europe on the Eve of the Crusades --Land and Sea --Peoples --Interactions The Wendish Crusade in Theory and Practice, --The Crusade of --Supporters and Chroniclers --The Slav Wars of Henry the Lion and Valdemar the Great 1) The Northern Crusades (2nd Edition) – Eric Christiansen Penguin Books | | EPUB.

The ‘Northern Crusades’, inspired by the Pope’s call for a Holy War, are less celebrated than those in the Middle East, but they were also more successful: vast new territories became and remain Christian, such as Finland, Estonia and Prussia.

Where the crusades in the Holy Land were controlled by monarchs, the Baltic Crusades were controlled by direct papal influence. By end of the 13th Century The Baltic had become a Latin Sea. The last third of this book deals with three long crusades: Lithuanians, Russians, and Northern-East Baltic states over the next three centuries.4/5(46).

The 'Northern Crusades', inspired by the Pope's call for a Holy War, are less celebrated than those in the Middle East, but they were also more successful: vast new territories became and remain Christian, such as Finland, Estonia and Prussia.

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Joshua Prawer, History of the Crusader kingdom in the Land of Israel, (2 vols., in Hebrew, Jerusalem, ). The first crusades book I ever read, while a high school student. The 'Northern Crusades', inspired by the Pope's call for a Holy War, are less celebrated than those in the Middle East, but they were also more successful: vast new territories became and remain Christian, such as Finland, Estonia and Prussia.

Newly revised in the light of the recent developments in Baltic and Northern medieval research, this Pages:   Get your copy of my new book: Dr. Andrew Latham defines the Northern Crusades. The Wendish Crusade, part of the Second Crusade, is briefly discussed.

J .This book covers the little known Northern Crusades against Baltic pagans. The book is well researched but is very, very detailed. This would make it a good bet if your interest is academic. A slightly easier read that is more aimed at a general casual/hobby reader is “The Teutonic Knights” by William Urban which is a better alternative/5.