It was a city that was besieged 20 times during the medieval period, including its (very) famous capture during the First Crusade. John Hosler joins Michael Livingston and Kelly DeVries to talk about his new book Jerusalem Falls: Seven Centuries of War and Peace. This episode focuses on the Siege of 1099.
John D. Hosler is a professor of military history at the Command and General Staff College. A great specialist in the crusades, you will be able to discover his research on John’s personal websiteor follow him on Twitter @medievalist1
John’s book Jerusalem Falls: Seven Centuries of War and Peaceis published by Yale University Press. Click here to buy it on Amazon.com.
Today is the day of the book launch in the United States! Start your holiday shopping early and give your friends and loved ones the gift they REALLY want…seven centuries of Middle Eastern history. 🙂 https://t.co/dr3QmToSP8 pic.twitter.com/8R1B7fkL8E
— John D. Hosler (@medievalist1) November 15, 2022
Bow and Blade is hosted by Kelly DeVries and Michael Livingston.
Kelly DeVries is a professor at Loyola University in Maryland and honorary historical consultant to the Royal Armories. You can find out more about Kelly at his university webpage.
Michael Livingston teaches at La Citadelle and is the author of numerous books on medieval history as well as fiction novels. You can find out more about Michael on his siteor follow him on Twitter @medievalguy
Music: “Battle of the Creek” by Alexander Nakarada (www.serpentsoundstudios.com)
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