Crusader Archaeology

Crusader Archaeology : The Material Culture of the Latin East

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This new edition of Crusader Archaeology updates, with recent excavation results and research, the only detailed study of the material culture of the Crusades in Israel, Cyprus, Syria and Jordan. It examines what life was like for the Crusaders in their territory and how they were influenced by their new-found neighbours. Chapters discuss: urban and rural settlements, surveying agriculture, industry, the military, the church, public and private architecture, arts and crafts, leisure pursuits, death and burial and building techniques. This well-illustrated volume is a crucial survey for all those interested in the Middle Ages, and in particular the more

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  • Hardback | 306 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 22.86mm | 694g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1138900257
  • 9781138900257

Table of contents

1. Background: The Crusaders and Outremer 2. The City and Urban Life 3. The Rural Landscape 4. The Defence of the Latin East 5. Frankish Ecclesiastical Architecture 6. Crafts and Minor Arts 7. The Fine Arts 8. Building Techniques and Materials 9. Burialsshow more

About Adrian J. Boas

Adrian J. Boas is Professor of Medieval Archaeology in the Departments of Archaeology and Israel Studies at the University of Haifa, Israel. He is president of the international Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East (SSCLE). His research focuses on the archaeology of the Crusader period and his publications include The Crusader World (2016), Jerusalem in the Time of the Crusades (2001) and Archaeology of the Military Orders (2006).show more

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