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  • Dialogue on the Crusades

    Posted by Jonathan on May 5th, 2005 (All posts by )

    Tom Smith and Maimon Schwarzschild of the excellent The Right Coast blog had an interesting exchange about the Crusades, which I link to partly because it reminds me of a couple of conversations I had with Lex:

    Tom Smith on the Crusades

    Maimon Schwarzschild’s Response

    Smith’s rejoinder to Schwarzschild’s response

    Schwarzschild’s reply to Smith’s rejoinder

    Smith’s reply

    Smith’s interjection

    Schwarzschild’s reply


    One Response to “Dialogue on the Crusades”

    1. Mark Says:

      Strangest thing I’ve ever read about the crusades: Geraldine Heng argues in Empire of Magic (Columbia UP, 2003) that Historia functioned to help culture deal with the cannibalism practiced on the Turks by the Latin Christian crusaders in the first crusade of 1098 (2).