By Susan B. Edgington
The Historia Ierosolimitana, attributed to Albert of Aachen, is the main entire, the main special and the main vibrant of the modern narratives of the 1st campaign and the careers of the 1st new release of Latin settlers in Outremer from 1095-1119. It includes twelve books, the 1st six telling the tale of the 1st campaign via to the trap of Jerusalem in 1099 and its aftermath, and the ultimate six describing the inner and exterior politics of the crusader states in the course of the first 20 years of payment. principally ignored by way of crusades scholarship, this contemporary variation and translation permits it to be studied along greater identified debts. This quantity has been ready from a serious examine of all of the extant manuscripts, and contours the definitive Latin account, with English translation. Edgington helps the interpretation and textual content with an authoritative advent, large ancient notes and significant research of the paintings. This quantity will modify the point of interest of crusades reviews, producing curiosity in formerly omitted features of campaign and cost within the first many years of the 12th century.
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Albert of Aachen: Historia Ierosolimitana, History of the Journey to Jerusalem by Susan B. Edgington
Fix/",,, IIWnUS(rip/s The re are thirteen e~t ant man uscripts of Alb<:n of A, ehen's fI ;s/Q,ia. They were assigned sigla in th e ninetcctuh and twentieth centuric-s. and these have been retained ror the current edilion. l'aLl1 ,\ \eyer, who edi ted the tnt for the Rmwil des IliSlQrie~s des cm;sadt< . allocated sigla A to D to the manuscri pts he used for this edition," He also assigned E to a sixtcenth-anmry m~ n uscri pl from Florence (mIT P), bll t did nm usc iI, _nd listed variJnL~ from Ihe two early editions as F _nt!