All this talk about optimism and pessimism is itself a dismal fall from the old talk about right and wrong. Our fathers said that a nation had sinned and suffered like a man. We say it has decayed, like a cheese. — G. K. Chesterton

Story of the Crusades - E. M. Wilmot-Buxton



This history of the Crusades gives plenty of background regarding the rise and spread of Islam into Persia and the holy lands, the rise of the Seljuk Turks and the state of Europe during the middle ages. It then briefly recounts the major characters and events involved in each of the nine crusades.

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