The Siege of Acre - Third Crusade DOCUMENTARY


Real Crusades History


Published on May 13, 2021

During the Third Crusade, a crusader army struggled with Saladin for control of the city of Acre. With the arrival of Richard the Lionheart, the warlike Plantagenet King of England, the siege of Acre escalated. For both sides, the stakes were higher than ever.

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-Gesta Regis Ricardi: The Chronicle of the Third Crusade, trans. Helen Nicholson, (Ashgate, 2001)
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-Ibn al-Athir - The Chronicle of Ibn al-Athir for the Crusading Period, Part 2, trans. D.S. Richards (Ashgate, 2005)
-Tyerman, Christopher - God’s War, (Harvard University Press, 2006)

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