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Online Course on The Crusades begins February 1st

Starting February 1st is a new six-week online course: The Crusades 1095-1187: A Multi-Perspective History.

The course includes live two-hour sessions with Nicholas Morton each week from 4:00 – 6:00 pm Eastern U.S. time. Sessions consist of lecture and Q&A. The weekly topics are:

  • On the Eve of the Crusades (pre 1095)
  • The First Crusade (1095-1099)
  • The Foundation of the Crusader States (1099-1127)
  • The rise of the Zangids and the Second Crusade (1127-1148)
  • Nur al-Din and Saladin (1149-1174)
  • The Fall of Jerusalem (1174-1187)

Nicholas Morton is an Associate Professor in History at Nottingham Trent University (UK). He is the author or editor of many works on Medieval Middle Eastern history, including The Crusader States and their Neighbours: A Military History, 1099-1187.

The cost of this six-week course is $149.00 US. Click here to sign up for the course.