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Lists with This Book. The inhabitants of the Sicilian city of Palermo slaughtered its Angevin garrison in Runciman discusses the popularization of the pilgrimage movement which was originally frowned upon by the Church.

He includes a useful appendix which discusses the major primary and contemporary chroniclers. Don’t let the size of the work intimidate you.

From to he was Professor of Byzantine Art and History at Istanbul University, in Turkey, where he began the research on the Crusades which would lead to his best known work, the History of the Crusades three volumes appearing in, and After receiving a large inheritance from his grandfather, Runciman resigned his fellowship in and began travelling widely.

Sicilian Vespers is the kind of history that I like: View all 4 comments.

One is quickly struck by the precarious health of the Bishops of Rome: Runciman uses the first part of his narrative cadda set the stage of what happened and why during the Sicilian Vespers. No conception in medieval history was finer than that of the Universal Church, uniting Christendom into one great theocracy governed by the impartial wisdom of the Vicar of God. It is history at its finest and the extra time and money it will take to read his three volumes will be well worth it.


All of these things have aspects of truth to them, I think, but Runciman uses them too frequently as the causation behind events without providing good evidence that they were true rather than attempts to make complicated people fit neatly in molds. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

La caída de Constantinopla by Steven Runciman (1 star ratings)

Runciman offers a series of top-down facts. Victoria Adams rated it did not like it Jun 25, Out of this transference modern history was born. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To make matters worse, Constantinopa replacement as papal legate – Daimbert of Pisa – proved to be constantjnopla as ambitious, self-interested and manipulative as the competing princes, a fact that did much to promote the infighting and land-grabbing that led to the competing Christian states in Outremer.

At this juncture Runciman needs no allocates from me.

Oct 06, Adam added it Shelves: Runciman explores the development of the concept of holy war in response to Muslim conquest of the West. Stegen This is a very good narrative history of events in the Mediterranean basin, primarily in the west, wrapped around the revolt of Sicily against the French garrison and administartors. Runciman ends this volume with Baldwin’s coronation as King of Jerusalem. There is also a good map of Antioch, but surprisingly no map of Jerusalem. SicilyItaly.

The writing style is superb and engaging and it is really a sweeping overview of Mediterranean history in the thirteenth century with the Sicilian Vespers merely providing the hook. Grandma Weitzel would not be pleased.

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Pretty dense – It feels like it averages a mention of a person per text line – but engaging nonetheless. But the events of came at a crucial moment. In closing, if you’re looking to read only one book on the Crusades, Runicman’s magisterial history should be your choice.


Recensisci per primo questo articolo Visualizza indice completo Garanzia e recesso: Jun 28, Katie rated it really liked it Shelves: As other reviewers have pointed out, Runciman does not provide a narrative of any of the crusades outside the Holy Land. May 12, Dominika rated it did not like it. Felt like there were a lot of assumptions made of history I should know before reading In he entered Trinity College, Cambridge as a history scholar and studied under J.

Shubham Srivastava rated it did not like it Jun 22, The maps cover every place talked about in the book which is stecen. Open Preview See a Problem?

I was at three stars until the conclusion when the author instead of assigning it all to hubris and grand conspiracy like it seemed stevfn was headed toward, finally gave credit to the common man of Sicily for sustaining what all the kings of Europe just couldn’t pull off by themselves, as if kings ever could. No trivia or quizzes yet.

The Sicilian Vespers: A History of the Mediterranean World in the Later Thirteenth Century

Pero la parte de disfrutar de la lectura no ha estado muy presente. And while Runciman had his bones to pick, almost nobody writes with his verve and quiet humor anymore – see his classic 3-volume history of the Crusades as a further example. Then, late in the 10th century, the church began justifying war in the name of Christianity.

A tremendous work–highly recommended.