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  • Allen, S. J. and Emilie Amt, The Crusades: A Reader. University of Toronto Press, 2014.
  • Andrea, Alfred J & Andrew Holt, editors. Seven Myths of the Crusades. Hackett Publishing Co. , 2015.
  • Barber, Malcolm. The Crusader States. Yale University Press, 2012. 
  • *---. The New Knighthood: A History of the Order of the Temple, Cambridge University Press, 1994.
  • *Barber, Richard. The Knight and Chivalry. Boydell Press, 1970
  • Bartlett, W. B.. Downfall of the Crusader Kingdom. The History Press Ltd, 2010.
  • Brand, Charles M.. Byzantium Confronts the West. ACLS Humanities E-Book, 2012.
  • *Boas, Andrian J.. Crusader Archaeology: The Material Culture of the Latin East. Routledge, 1999.
  • * ---. Domestic Settings: Sources on Domestic Architecture and Day-to-Day Activities in the Crusader States. Brill, 2010.
  • Conder, Claude Reignier. The Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem 1099 to 1291 AD. Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund, 1897.
  • *Edbury, Peter W. . John of Ibelin and the Kingdom of Jerusalem. The Boydell Press, 1997.
  • *---. The Kingdom of Cyprus and the Crusades, 1191 – 1374. Cambridge University Press, 1991.
  • ---. The Lusignan Kingdom of Cyprus and Its Muslim Neighbors. Bank of Cyprus Foundation, 1993.
  • ---. and John Gordon Rowe. William of Tyre: Historian of the Latin East. Cambridge University Press, 1988.
  • Edge, David and John Miles Paddock. Arms and Armour of the Medieval Knight. Saturn Books, 1996.
  • Edington, Susan B. and Helen Nicholson, editors. Deeds Done Beyond the Sea: Essays on William of Tyre, Cyprus and the Military Orders Presented to Peter Edbury. Routledge, 2014. 
  • Folda, Jaroslave. Crusader Art: The Art of the Crusaders in the Holy Land, 1099-1291. Ashgate Publishing, 2008.
  • *France, John. Hattin. Oxford University Press, 2015.
  • Ehrenkreutz, Andrew S.. Saladin. State University of New York Press, 1972.
  • Ellenblum, Ronnie. Frankish Rural Settlement in the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem. Cambridge University Press, 1998.
  • Galatariotou, Catia. The Making of a Saint: The Life, Times and Sanctification of Neophytos the Recluse. Cambridge University Press, 1991.
  • Gillingham, John. Richard I. Yale University Press, 1999.
  • Hamilton, Bernard. The Leper King and His Heirs: Baldwin IV and the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem. Cambridge University Press, 2000.
  • ---. “Women in the Crusader States: The Queens of Jerusalem 1100 – 90.” Medieval Women, edited by Derek Baker, Basil Blackwell, 1978.
  • Hazard, Harry W., editor. A History of the Crusades, Vol. IV: The Art and Architecture of the Crusader States. Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 1977.
  • Herzog, Annie. Die frau auf den Fuerstenthronen der Kreuzfahrerstaaten. Emil Ebergin, 1919.
  • Hill, George. A History of Cyprus, Vol. 2: The Frankish Period. Cambridge University Press, 1948.
  • Hopkins, Andrea. Knights: The Complete Story of the Age of Chivalry: From Historical Fact to Tales of Romance and Poetry. Collins and Brown Ltd, 1990.
  • Jacoby, David (ed.). Medieval Trade in the Eastern Mediterranean and Beyond. Routledge, 2018.
  • --. Studies on the Crusader States and on Venetian Expansion. Routledge, 2018.
  • Jotischky, Andrew. Crusading and the Crusader States. Pearson Longman, 2004.
  • La Monte, John L.. Feudal Monarchy in the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem, 1100 to 1291. Medieval Academy of America, 1932.
  • #Lee, Jeffrey. God's Wolf: The Life of the Most Notorious of All Crusaders, Reynald de Chatillon. Atlantic Books, 2016.
  • #Maalouf, Amin. The Crusades through Arab Eyes. Schocken Books, 1984.
  • *MacEvitt, Christopher. The Crusades and the Christian World of the East: Rough Tolerance. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008.
  • Marshall, Christopher. Warfare in the Latin East 1192 - 1291. Cambridge University Press, 1992.
  • Mayer, Hans Eberhard, Kings and Lords in the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem. Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 1994.
  • ---. Probleme des lateinischen Koenigreichs Jerusalem.  Variorum Reprints, 1983.
  • Milger, Peter. Die Kreuzzuege: Krieg im Namen Gottes. Bertelsmann, 1988.
  • *Miller, David,. Richard the Lionheart: The Mighty Crusader. Phoenix, 2013.
  • Miller, Timothy S. and John W. Nesbitt. Walking Corpses: Leprosy in Byzantium and the Medieval West. Cornell University Press, 2014.
  • *Mitchell, Piers D.. Medicine in the Crusades: Warfare, Wounds and the Medieval Surgeon. Cambridge University Press, 2004.
  • #Morgan, M.R.. The Chronicle of Ernoul and the Continuations of William of Tyre. Oxford Historical Monographs, Oxford University Press, 1973.
  • Morton, Nicholas. The Teutonic Knights in the Holy Land, 1190-1291. Boydell, 2009.
  • Mount, Toni. Medieval Medicine. Amberley, 2015.
  • Nicholson, Helen. The Knights Templar: A New History. Sutton Publishing, 2001.
  • Nicolle, David. Hattin 1187: Saladin’s Greatest Victory. Osprey Military Campaign Series, 1993.
  • Perry, Guy. John of Brienne: King of Jerusalem Emperor of Constantinople c. 1175-1237. Cambridge University Press, 2013.
  • Pringle, Denys. Secular Buildings in the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem: An Archaeological Gazetteer. Cambridge University Press, 1997.
  • Robinson, John J., Dungeon. Fire and Sword: The Knights Templar in the Crusades. Michael O’Mara Books, 1991.
  • Roehricht, Reinhold. Die Geschichte des Koenigreichs Jerusalem (1100-1291). Cambridge University Press, 2004.
  • *Riley-Smith, Jonathan. The Crusades: A History. Bloomsbury, 2014.
  • -- The Feudal Nobility and the Kingdom of Jerusalem, 1174-1277. Macmillan, 1973.
  • --Hospitallers: The History of the Order of St. John.  Hambledon Press, 1999,
  • *Riley-Smith, Jonathan, editor. The Atlas of the Crusades. Facts on File, 1991.
  • Runciman, Sir Steven. The Families of Outremer: The Feudal Nobility of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem, 1099-1291, The Athlone Press, 1960.
  • *Stark, Rodney. God’s Battalions: The Case for the Crusades. Harper Collins, 2010.
  • Tyerman, Christopher. How to Plan a Crusade: Reason and Religious War in the Middle Ages. Allen Lane, 2015.
  • Zacour, Norman P. and Harry W. Hazard (eds). A History of the Crusades Volume Five: The Impact of the Crusades on the Near East.  University of Wisconsin Press, 1985.
  • Anoymous. Chronicle of the Third Crusade: A Translation of the Itinerarium Peregrinorum et Gesta  Regis RicardiCrusades Text in Translation. Translated by  Helen Nicholson, Ashgate Publishing  Ltd., 1997.
  • ---. The Conquest of Jerusalem and the Third Crusade: Crusades Texts in Translation.  Translated by Peter W. Edbury, Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 1998.
  • Baha al-Din ibn Shaddad. The Rare and Excellent History of Saladin.  Translated by D.S. Richards, Ashgate Publishing Ltd. 2002.
  • Gabrieli, Francesco. Arab Historians of the Crusades. University of California Press, 1969.
  • Letters from the East: Crusaders, Pilgrims and Settlers in the 12th and 13th Centuries.  Crusades Texts in Translation. Translated by Malcolm Barber and Keith Bate, Ashgate Publishing, 2013.
  • Novare, Philip de. The Wars of Frederick II Against the Ibelins in Syria and Cyprus. Translated by John La Monte, Morningside Heights Columbia University Press, 1936.
  • Pilgrimage to Jerusalem and the Holy Land, 1187-1291. Crusade Texts in Translation. Translated by Denys Pringle. Ashgate Publishing, 2012.
  • Tyre, William Archbishop of. A History of Deeds Done Beyond the Sea. Morningside Heights Columbia University Press, 1943.

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