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By Susan B. Edgington

Albert of Aachen’s historical past of the adventure to Jerusalem offers the tale of the 1st campaign (1095-1099) and the early historical past of the crusader states (1099-1119). quantity 1, the 1st campaign, is an extended and richly exact account of occasions renowned from the stories of members, akin to Fulcher of Chartres, Raymond of Aguilers and the nameless writer of the Gesta Francorum, yet instructed from a strikingly diverse viewpoint. Albert didn't cross on campaign himself, yet amassed reviews and anecdotes from those that did, and wove them into narrative that foregrounds the actions of Peter the Hermit, Godfrey of Bouillon, Baldwin of Boulogne, and their fans. His historical past for this reason bargains a counter-balance, and occasionally a corrective, to the verified view. Susan B. Edgington’s English translation has been commonly praised, following its first booklet within the Oxford Medieval Texts sequence, and is right here offered with a brand new creation and up-to-date notes and bibliography.

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