Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Gesta Francorum et aliorum Hierosolimitanorum
(1,635 words)

Gesta Francorum

The deeds of the Franks and of others going to Jerusalem

Gesta Francorum

Date: Probably 1099

Original Language: Latin


A little less than 20,000 words in length and occupying 97 pages in its most recent Oxford Medieval Texts edition, the Gesta Francorumet aliorum Hierosolimitanorum is a Latin prose history of the First Crusade between its preaching in France by Pope Urban II and the key events of the summer of 1099, that is…

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Bull, Marcus, “ Gesta Francorum et aliorum Hierosolimitanorum”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 26 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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