Heroines of the Crusades

Heroines of the Crusades

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Autore: C. A. Bloss
Editore: Simone Vannini
Lingua: Inglese
Isbn: 9788826473246
Pubblicazione: 03/07/2017

In some measure to supply a deficiency which common history cannot obviate, to make the period of the Crusades interesting, by giving to it the tangible thread of authentic narrative, these biographies of the “Heroines” who inspired the troubadour, animated the warrior, or in person “took the cross,” have, with much care and labor, been selected and compiled.
The era opens about the time of the Conquest, when William I., unquestionably the greatest ruler of his time, returns in triumph to Normandy. No two writers agreeing as to the age of his children, I have arranged them as best suited my purpose, making Cicely the eldest, the betrothed of Harold; and the second daughter, Agatha, the bride of Earl Edwin; and Adela, whose ambitious character is well authenticated, the Heroine of the First Crusade.

Pagine 340
Formato BN Carta Bianca 148x210 - Copertina opaca
Peso 441 gr.

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