Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Historia regum Terre Sancte
(885 words)

'History of the kings of the Holy Land’

Oliver of Paderborn

Date: 1219-22

Original Language: Latin


Oliver wrote his cultural, political and religious history of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem (beginning with the First Crusade and ending with preparations for the Fifth Crusade) during the campaign of the Fifth Crusade. Drawing on Fulcher of Chartres (q.v.), William of Tyre (q.v.), and other sources (possibly including a version of the Estoire de Eracles), he descri…

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Bird, Jessalynn, “ Historia regum Terre Sancte”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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