The Catholic University of America

History 311 The Crusades

Tuesday & Thursday 1:35-2:50

Dr. Leonora Neville

NEVILLEL@cua.edu

R = Jonathan Riley-Smith The Crusades: A Short History

Peters = Peters ed. The First Crusade

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook.html

  1. 1/9/01 The image of the Crusades in modern art and literature.
  2. 1/11/01 The Rise of Western Christianity and the fall of Rome

Readings: Peters 1- 24.

  1. 1/16/01 Introduction to the Eastern Churches and the Byzantine Empire
  2. 1/18/01 European Politics in the Eleventh Century and the Papal Reform movement.
  3. 1/23/01 QUIZ ONE, Introduction to Muslim Politics
  4. 1/25/01 Urban II's call for the Crusade

Readings: R 1-17, Peters 25-37, 47-55

(Paper topic discussed)

  1. 1/30/01 First Crusaders

Readings: R 20-40

  1. 2/1/01 Logistics of preparation, financing the Crusade

Readings: Peters 55-62

  1. 2/6/01 Motivations for Crusade, Peter the Hermit's Crusade

Readings: R 18-20, Peters 42-46, 102-150

  1. 2/8/01 The Princely Crusade, arrival in Constantinople

Readings: Peters 152-58, 161-168, 171-174, 177-179

PAPER 1 DUE

  1. 2/13/01 The Crusaders enter Asia Minor

Readings: Peters 180-186, 62-67

  1. 2/15/01 Antioch

Readings: Peters 68-81, 187-237, 283-292

(Paper topic discussion)

  1. 2/20/01 Jerusalem

Readings: Peters 81-92, 238-260

QUIZ 2

  1. 2/22/01 Foundation of the Kingdom of Jerusalem

Readings: R 40-61, Peters 92-96, 261-272

  1. 2/27/01 Defense and Warfare in the Kingdom of Jerusalem

Readings: R 61-87, Peters 96-101, 275-282, 292-297

  1. 3/1/01 Preaching the Crusades in Europe and the Second Crusade

Readings: R 88-109

PAPER 2 DUE

  1. 3/13/01 Muslim responses to the Crusades

Readings: TBA

  1. 3/15/01 The Fall of Jerusalem

Readings: http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/tyre-latindisarray.html

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/1187ernoul.html

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/1187hattin.html

(Paper topic discussion)

  1. 3/20/01 European Politics and the Third Crusade

Readings: R 109-119

  1. 3/22/01 Cultural Exchange in the Kingdom of Jerusalem

Readings: http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/usamah2.html

http://www.druglibrary.org/schaffer/hemp/arab1.htm

QUIZ 3

  1. 3/27/01 Expenses and logistics of Crusading

Readings: http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/1188Saldtith.html

  1. 3/29/01 Military Orders

Readings: http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/tyre-templars.html

http://orb.rhodes.edu/encyclop/religion/monastic/bernard.html

  1. 4/3/01 The Fourth Crusade

Readings: R 119-131; http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/clari1.html;

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/basis/villehardouin.html (to page 73)

  1. 4/5/01 The Latin Empire of Constantinople

Readings: http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/basis/villehardouin.html (page 73 to end)

Paper 3 DUE

  1. 4/10/01 Crusades in Spain and North East Europe

Readings: R 121-141

  1. 4/12/01 The Albigensian Crusade
  2. 4/17/01 St. Louis and the Challenge of the Crusade

Readings: http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/etcbin/toccer-new?id=WedLord&tag=public&images=images/modeng&data=/texts/english/modeng/parsed&part=0

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/makrisi.html

  1. 4/19/01 Other Crusades in Europe

Readings: R 208-238

29) 4/24/01 Final exam

Grade:

15% Attendance and participation in class discussions.

55% Three five-page papers, due on February 10, March 1 and April 5.

20% Three quizzes on January 23, February 20 and March 22.

10% Final test on April 24.