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The Avignon Papacy and the Crusades, 1305-1378

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The Avignon Papacy and the Crusades, 1305-1378 by Norman Housley
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While focusing on the relationship between the papacy and the 14th-century crusades, this study also illuminates other fields of activity in Avignon, such as papal taxation and interaction with Byzantium. Using recent research, Housley covers all areas where crusading occurred--including the eastern Mediterranean, Spain, eastern Europe, and Italy--and analyzes the Curia's approach to related issues such as peacemaking between warring Christian powers, the work of Military Orders, and western attempts to maintain a trade embargo on Mamluk, Egypt. Placing the papal policies of Avignon firmly in context, the author demonstrates that the period witnessed the relentless erosion of papal control over the crusades.
Release date NZ
July 24th, 1986
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Oxford University Press
Pages
360
Dimensions
147x225x27
ISBN-13
9780198219576
Product ID
1859930

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