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The crusaders in the East a brief history of the wars of Islam with the Latins in Syria during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries by Stevenson, William Barron

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Published by The University press in Cambridge .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Jerusalem

Subjects:

  • Crusades,
  • Jerusalem -- History -- Latin Kingdom, 1099-1244

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby W. B. Stevenson, M. A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD157 .S75
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, [1], 387 p.
Number of Pages387
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6995095M
LC Control Number08009075
OCLC/WorldCa3261335

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