(Duiker 192-193, 207-208, 336-338; Brians 242-245, 227-230)
Film: Timeline: The Crusades–October 2, 1187
Questions about Duiker: *What was the role of Alexius I in causing the crusades? *Why is Saladin famous? What role did Pope Urban II play in causing the crusades? *How did the Fourth Crusade damage the Byzantine Empire?
Questions about Usamah: What does Usamah think are the main virtues of the Franks? *What does he think are some of their faults? What is his opinion of Western medicine?
Question about Anna Comnena’s The Alexiad: *According to Anna, what were the main faults of the crusaders?
- Online Guide to the Crusades
- The Capetiens and the Crusades (in French)
- Bibliography on the Crusades