El Cid, the First Crusade, and the Rise of the Latin West - Part 2 of 4

   

Real Crusades History

 

Published on Jan 26, 2021

Part 2 in the documentary series covering the stories of El Cid and the First Crusade. In France, Pope Urban II has called for the First Crusade, summoning knights from across the Latin West to march to the aid of the Byzantine emperor. Pope Urban’s call comes at a time when the Latin West is dramatically expanding. Recently, El Cid, the most remarkable warrior prince of the Iberian Peninsula, has defeated the Almoravids, the powerful Berber dynasty that rules much of North Africa and Spain.

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Written by J Stephen Roberts. Visuals edited and created by OtherRealm Productions (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChFn36Efwnixq3hdilJ6EWA)

Featuring visuals from Medieval Kingdoms 1212 AD, a mod for Total War: Attila.

Sources:
-Arab Historians of the Crusades, trans. Francesco Gabrieli, (Barnes and Noble Books, 1993)
-Asbridge, Thomas - The First Crusade: A New History, (Oxford, 2004)
-Clissold, Stephen - In Search of the Cid, (Hodder and Stoughton, 1965)
-Fletcher, Richard - The Quest for El Cid, (Oxford University, 1991)
-Melville, Charles; Ubaydli, Ahmad - Christians and Moors in Spain: Vol. 3 (Arabic Sources), (Liverpool University, 1992)
-Peters, Edward - The First Crusade: Fulcher of Chartres and Other Sources Materials, (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998)
-Robert the Monk - History of the First Crusade, trans. Carol Sweetenham, (Ashgate, 2006)
-Smith, Colin - Christians and Moors in Spain: Vol. 1 (AD 711-1150), (Liverpool University, 1988)
-Tyerman, Christopher - God’s War, (Harvard University Press, 2006)
-World of El Cid: Chronicles of the Spanish Reconquest, trans. Simon Barton and Richard Fletcher, (Manchester, 2000)

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Music credits:
Heavy Interlude by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100515 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
Video Game Soldiers by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Source: http://www.twinmusicom.org/song/295/video-game-soldiers Artist: http://www.twinmusicom.org


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