The stones of Damietta : Remembering the Fifth Crusade

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Cassidy-Welch, Megan. (2018) The stones of Damietta : Remembering the Fifth Crusade. In In Bird, Jessalynn L. (Ed.). Papacy, crusade, and Christian-Muslim relations pp. 195-210 Amsterdam University Press. https://doi.org/10.5040/9789048551354.ch-009
AuthorsCassidy-Welch, Megan
EditorsBird, Jessalynn L.
Abstract

[Extract] This article examines how ideas about the transformation of Damietta’s sacred space shifted across time and context. In so doing, it shows how places were used by medieval commentators to convey particular stories about the past and how those stories underpinned contemporary ambitions. These stories, told both by eyewitnesses and by those far removed from the events of the crusades, also reveal something of how the Fifth Crusade itself was remembered across the decades after the early thirteenth century.

Page range195-210
Year2018
Book titlePapacy, crusade, and Christian-Muslim relations
PublisherAmsterdam University Press
Place of publicationAmsterdam
EditionFirst edition
ISBN9789048551354
9789048537532
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.5040/9789048551354.ch-009
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Online2019
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Deposited21 Jun 2021
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