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Author Sanudo, Marino, approximately 1260-1343.

Title The book of the secrets of the faithful of the cross / Marino Sanudo Torsello ; translated by Peter Lock
Published Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (475 pages)
Series Crusade texts in translation ; v. 21
Crusade texts in translation ; 21
Contents Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Book of the Secrets of the Faithful of the Cross, that is both for the preservation of the faithful and for the conversion and destruction of the infidel: also for the recovery and retention of the Ho; 1 The Disposition and Preparation for the Recovery of the Holy Land; 2 The Ways and Means by Which the Holy Land Can be Recovered; 3 Keeping, Holding and Possessing the Holy Land of Promise; Index
Summary This is the first full English translation of Marino Sanudo Torsello's Secreta fidelium Crucis, a piece of crusading propaganda following the fall of Acre in 1291, written between 1300 and 1321 and based on the translation edited by Jacques Bongars in 1611. With references to 13th-century Mediterranean history, especially Louis IX of France and Charles of Anjou, it contains a vast amount of cartographical, ethnographical, geographical and nautical information, with unique insights into events and personalities not only in Outremer, but in Western Europe
Notes "Liber secretorum fidelium crucis."
Translated from the Latin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Crusades -- Early works to 1800.
HISTORY -- Medieval.
Middle East -- Description and travel.
Middle East.
Genre/Form Early works.
Form Electronic book
Author Lock, Peter, 1949-
ISBN 1283015498
Other Titles Liber secretorum fidelium crucis. English
Marino Sanudo Torsello, The book of the secrets of the faithful of the cross