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Belloc explains how the establishing of what was a monarchy of sorts, was the key to holding the Holy Lws. He is most notable for his Catholic faith, which had a strong impact on most of his works and his writing collaboration with G. Nov 21, Jonathan added it Shelves: Aug 02, Ethan rated it liked it. Islam has not suffered this spiritual decline. In the end, it a very good read. Very interesting and informative Explained in a easy way to follow. Belloc’s account of the final defeat of the Crusaders fighting against Islam was heartbreaking.

Zeke Balan rated it it was ok Aug 03, Chesterton, has done very good research, and is unhampered by many of the biased and pre or miss conceptions of our age. The Crusades by Hilaire Belloc.

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Jul 31, Curtis rated it it was amazing.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In this book, he gives fascinating historical background re: It is not so.

Bdlloc 06, Jimmy rated it really liked it Shelves: Brandin Stoy rated it really liked it Laz 14, Very informative, very opinionated, very hard to disagree with.

Belloc dose write in the late Victorian style, cruzdas he can go off on to tangents, repeat himself and uses large words, and long passages, do not let this deter you.

VinoTinto rated it really liked it Jan 27, One should have a good Atlas or maps of the Aegean and Near East as well as a good dictionary at hand. Eric Jellett rated it it was amazing Nov 08, Islam has belllc suffered this spiritual decline; and in the contrast between [our religious chaos and Islam’s] religious certitudes still strong ls the Mohammedan world lies our peril.

Preview — The Crusades by Hilaire Belloc. There is with us a complete chaos in religious doctrine Modern Europe and particularly Western Europe has progressively lost its religion, and especially that united religious doctrine permeating the whole community, which unity gives spiritual strength to that community. In his final analysis, in commenting on the Europe of modern day, Belloc stated, “The West has returned, and one might say that the work of Saladin was plainly undone.

Belloc, an Anglo French writer, friend to G. Dario rated it really liked it Feb 27, Jun 13, Brian Reinholz rated it really liked it.

Kenneth rated it liked it May 20, Excellent study of the Crusading effort, from the Council of Clermont to the fall of Jerusalem in There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


This is what held them together, in spite of the many factions that vied for control and power during the Crusades. One should have a The Crusades, by Hilaire Belloc, this book has all the benefits, and suffers all the problems of a book written in it’s era.

Books by Hilaire Belloc. Matthew Gaul rated it really liked it Feb 08, Having read extensively on the Crusades, I have to admit that Belloc’s perspective was novel; I learned plenty and chewed upon much more.

Kind of dragged in the last third, but is definitely another outstanding work from Belloc. Hilaire Belloc is never an easy read but pressing through is always well worth the challenge.

Exhilaratingly partisan analysis of the crusades. Our religion is in peril, and who can be confident in the continued skill, let alone the continued obedience, of those who make and work our machines?

He was known as a writer, orator, poet, satirist, man of letters, and political activist. Jason rated it it was amazing May 20, Belloc is a master.

The Crusades

Jennifer Hill rated it really liked it Oct 26, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In the end, Islam finally organized under powerful vizier warriors, the greatest was Saladin, and regained control of the Holy Land.

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