This unique volume describes the story of an invading society transplanting itself into completely new surroundings, providing comprehensive coverage of all aspects of life in the area they occupied. Crusader Archaeology draws together recently excavated material from Israel, Cyprus, Syria and Jordan to examine what life was like for the Crusaders in their new territory, and how they were influenced by the local population.
Chapters discuss urban and rural settlements, surveying agriculture and industry, military, church, public and private architecture, arts and crafts, leisure pursuits, death and burial, and building techniques.
This highly illustrated volume creates an intriguing portrait of the period. It will make fascinating reading for all those interested in the Middle Ages, and particularly in the Crusaders.
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Description Contents Author Subjects. Description Crusader Archaeology examines what life was like for European settlers in the Latin East and how they were influenced by their new-found neighbours.
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