|BASIC INFORMATION||HISTORIANS' ACCOUNTS||KEY CRUSADERS|
|THE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR||PRIMARY SOURCES||OTHER CRUSADES|
Halsall's Crusade Outline
First Crusade, 1099 : A clickable map of all Europe in 1099.
and Chronology of the First Crusades
Dr. Skip Knox's Crusades Pages : Here you will find an incredible amount of information solely on the First Crusade, written by Dr. Knox.
- Crusading Vows and Privleges : This tells of what happened
BEFORE leaving on the Crusade. A must read.
Crusader and Ayyubid Period : THIS
IS A GREAT PLACE TO BEGIN! This site contains
information of the sites, typical food, common costumes, prominent people,
and water systems of the Crusader Period.
Crusades in Art
DETAILED CRUSADE INFORMATION
Crusade of the Poor People - Cover Page: February '98 Military History
Feature : Excellent article packed with information. Check
out the military aspects.
Catholic Encyclopedia: CRUSADES : Lots of excellent information on this site.
Armour Library: You'll need weapons and armor to go on the Crusade!
Report : A student-prepared presentation. Has lots of basic information
on the Crusading period of history.
Urban II's message
II: Speech at Clermont: Five Versions
Walk: The Crusades: This site has some
information on the Crusades, and information on a group of people who followed
the same route in 1996.
: A student-generated (gifted 4th and 5th graders) page on the role
of knights in the crusades.
Crusades Positively Impacted the East and the West: A look at
A Defensive Gesture : An essay defending the Christian role in
Documents Related to the First Crusade
Peter the Hermit and the Popular Crusade: Collected Accounts
The Crusaders Journey to Constantinople: Collected Accounts
The Crusaders at Constantinople: Collected Accounts
Anna Comnena: On A Rude Crusader: This was written by the daughter of Emperor Alexis.
The Siege and Capture of Nicea: Collected Accounts
The Siege and Capture of Antioch: Collected Accounts
Siege and Capture of Jerusalem: Collected Accounts
Herbipolenses, s.a. 1147: A Hostile View of the Crusade: A look
at the crusades from the other side of the fence.
of Aurach: On the Opening of the First Crusade
Fulcher (Fulk) of Chartres: Chronicle : Covers Urban II's speech at Clermont, The capture of Jerusalem, and the Latins in the Levant.
de Nogent: Historia quae dicitur Gesta Dei per Francos : Covers
Urban II's speech and information on Peter the Hermit.
Albert of Aix: Chronicle : Detailed information on Peter the Hermit, the Slaughter of the Jews, the end of the Popular Crusade, and Godfrey of Bouillon in Constantinople.
Comnena: The Alexiad : Includes The Arrival of the Crusaders,
The Byzantines Save Peter the Hermit, Hugh the Great of France, Godfrey
of Bouillon, The Bad Manners of a Crusading Prince, Bohemund, Raymond of
Toulouse, and The Victory at Nicea.
d'Aguiliers: Historia Francorum qui ceperunt Iherusalem : This
is an account by the chaplain of Raymond of Giles, Count of Toulouse, who
led the First Crusade. THIS GUY COVERS IT ALL!
Peter the Hermit : A primary source by William of Tyre.
Godfrey de Bouillon
William of Tyre: Godfrey Of Bouillon Becomes "Defender Of The Holy Sepulcher
Catholic Encyclopedia: Bernard of Clairvaux and Encyclopedia Brittanica: Bernard of Clairvaux
Profile - Saint Bernhard of Clairvaux
KNIGHTS TEMPLAR AND OTHER
Knights Templar Preceptory Portcullis : This is the most complete
source on the Knights templar on the Web.
Founding of the Knights Templar
Catholic Encyclopedia: THE KNIGHTS TEMPLARS
Order of the Templars
Primitive Rule of the Templars
The First Templars and The Taking of Antioch in the First Crusade by the Knights Templar.
The Knights of the Teutonic Order
The Order of Hospitallers
Order of St. Lazarus
Crusade ,Third Crusade,
Fantastic information by Dr. E. L. Knox at Boise State University.
Children's Crusade: What a disaster!
Cologne Chronicle: The Children's Crusade, 1212