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The Deeds of God through the Franks A Translation of Guibert de Nogent"s `Gesta Dei per Francos" by Robert Levine

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Published by Boydell Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • European history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • Other prose: classical, early & medieval,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • Medieval World History (Circa 450 - Circa 1450),
  • Medieval Church (476-1517),
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Religion,
  • Europe,
  • Middle East,
  • Medieval,
  • History / Medieval,
  • World history,
  • Crusades,
  • First, 1096-1099

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8277626M
ISBN 100851156932
ISBN 109780851156934

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The Deeds of God Through the Franks: A Translation of Guibert de Nogent's 'Gesta Dei Per Francos'. Guibert of Nogent's account of the First Crusade is an important but difficult chronicle which will be welcomed in this first English translation/5. Throughout his rewriting (for the most part, amplifying) of the Gesta Francorum, Guibert insists upon the providential nature of the accomplishment; by replacing the genitive plural of Franks with the genitive singular of God, Guibert lays the credit and responsibility for the deeds done--though, not by the French--where they properly belong.[7]. The Deeds of God Through the Franks: A Translation of Guibert de Nogent's Gesta Dei Per Francos. Guibert of Nogent's account of the First Crusade is an important but difficult chronicle which will be welcomed in this first English translation.   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Deeds of God Through the Franks by Abbot of Nogent-sous-Coucy Guibert - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.

The deeds of the Franks and other Jerusalem-bound pilgrims: the earliest chronicle of the first crusades /. "This new translation offers a faithful yet accessible English-language rendering of the twelfth-century Gesta Francorum et aliorum Hierosolomitanorum, the earliest known Latin account of the First Crusade. The exemplar for all later histories and retellings of the First Crusade, it is filled w. Dei gesta per Francos ("Deeds of God through the Franks") is a narrative of the First Crusade by Guibert of Nogent written between and Traditionally it has not been well received by scholars, but recent translators and editors (such as Levine and Rubenstein ) have shown it to contain important original material. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "The Deeds of God Through the Franks" See other formats. The Deeds of God Through the Franks This is a git repository of the source files for the book The Deeds of God Through the Franks by Levine, Robert Guibert, Abbot of Nogent-sous-Coucy. This book is in the Public Domain, see the LICENSE file for details.

Bibliography Includes bibliographical references. Contents. Summary of the "Gesta Dei per Francos"-- Guibert's other works-- the translation - letter of Guibert to Lysiard, preface to the book of the "Deeds of God by Means of the Franks", "The Deeds of God Through the Franks". " From this book you can learn significant details about the attitude of the West towards the First Crusade and, thanks to Ghibert’s own prejudice, about medieval mentalities in general. Download book The Deeds of God Through the Franks (by Abbot of Nogent-sous-Coucy Guibert) epub, pdf, mobi, fb2. It is a valuable addition to Boydell & Brewer's repertoire of crusading material, and is an interesting text because it represents an attempt to produce a critical history from the eyewitness sources - the Deeds of the Franks and Fulker of Chartres' History of the Expedition to Jerusalem: in the process it reveals considerable detail on Western. This new translation offers a faithful yet accessible English-language rendering of the twelfth-century Gesta Francorum et aliorum Hierosolomitanorum, the earliest known Latin account of the First Crusade. Although an anonymous work, it has become the exemplar for all later histories and retellings of the First Crusade. As such, it is filled with vivid descriptions of the hardships suffered by.