[Reading] ➷ Accursed Tower ➭ Roger Crowley – Horsebackridinggeorgia.us

Accursed Tower From A New York Times Bestselling Author, A Stirring Account Of The Siege Of Acre In , When The Last Christian Stronghold Fell To The Muslim Army The Siege Of Acre Was The Alamo Of The Christian Crusades The Final Bloody Battle For The Holy Land After A Desperate Six Weeks, The Beleaguered Citadel Surrendered To The Mamluks, Bringing An End To Christendom S Two Hundred Year Adventure In The Middle EastIn The Accursed Tower, Roger Crowley Delivers A Lively Narrative Of The Lead Up To The Siege And A Vivid, Blow By Blow Account Of The Climactic Battle Drawing On Extant Arabic Sources As Well As Untranslated Latin Documents, He Argues That Acre Is Notable For Technical Advances In Military Planning And Siege Warfare, And Extraordinary For Its Individual Heroism And Savage Slaughter A Gripping Depiction Of The Crusader Era Told Through Its Dramatic Last Moments, The Accursed Tower Offers An Essential New View On A Crucial Turning Point In World History