It was a city that was besieged 20 times during the medieval period, including its (in)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 professor of military history at the Command and General Staff College. A leading expert on the crusades, you can learn about his research on John’s personal website, or follow him on Twitter @medievalist1
John’s book Jerusalem Falls: Seven Centuries of War and Peace, is published by Yale University Press. Click here to buy it on Amazon.com.
Today is U.S. book launch day! Start your holiday shopping early and get your friends and loved ones the gift you know 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 at the Royal Armouries. You can learn more about Kelly on his university webpage.
Michael Livingston teaches at The Citadel and is the author of numerous books on medieval history as well as fiction novels. You can learn more about Michael on his website, or follow him on Twitter @medievalguy
Music: “Battle of the Creek” by Alexander Nakarada (www.serpentsoundstudios.com)
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