Robert the Monk's History of the First Crusade: Historia Iherosolimitana
This is a English translation of Robert the Monk's Historia Iherosolimitana, a Latin prose chronicle describing the First Crusade. In addition to providing information on the Crusade (Robert claims to have been an eyewitness of the Council of Clermont in 1095), its particular interest lies in the great popularity it enjoyed in the Middle Ages.
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Robert and the Gesta Francorum
Roberts relationship with other sources and value as
Robert as author the theologian the historiographer
Principles of translation
The journey to Constantinople and negotiations there
Nicaea Dorylaeum and the arrival at Antioch
The siege of Antioch October 1097February 1098
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