The Third Crusade Begins - documentary


Real Crusades History


Published on Apr 5, 2021

1187 proved to be one of the most critical years in the history of the Crusades. Saladin defeated the army of the crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem at the Battle of Hattin, then conquered Jerusalem itself. This sent shockwaves throughout the Latin Christian world. In response, Pope Gregory VIII issued Audita tremendi, an eloquent document calling on Christendom to take up arms to recover the Kingdom of Jerusalem. The Third Crusade had begun.

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-Arab Historians of the Crusades, trans. Francesco Gabrieli, (Barnes and Noble Books, 1993)
-Baha ad-Din ibn-Shaddad - The Rare and Excellent History of Saladin, trans. D.S. Richards, (Ashgate, 2002)
-The Conquest of Jerusalem and the Third Crusade, trans. Peter W Edbury, (Ashgate, 1998)
-Ehrenkreutz, Andrew - Saladin, (State University of New York, 1972)
-Gesta Regis Ricardi: The Chronicle of the Third Crusade, trans. Helen Nicholson, (Ashgate, 2001)
-Hosler, John D. - The Siege of Acre, 1189-1191, (Yale, 2018)
-Ibn al-Athir - The Chronicle of Ibn al-Athir for the Crusading Period, Part 2, trans. D.S. Richards (Ashgate, 2005)
-Madden, Thomas - The New Concise History of the Crusades, (Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2006)
-Riley-Smith, Jonathan - The Crusades: A History, (Yale University Press, 2005)
-Tyerman, Christopher - God’s War, (Harvard University Press, 2006)

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