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Count Bohemond

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Published by New English Library in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bohemond I, Prince of Antioch, 1058?-1111 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, London, Faber, 1964.

    StatementAlfred Duggan.
    GenreHistorical fiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.D8789
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Pagination252p.
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15047569M
    ISBN 100450015297


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Essentially, Alfred Duggans Count Bohemond is a novelization of Steven Runcimans first volume in his A History of the Crusades. (Truth be told, there are parts of Prof. Count Bohemond book Runcimans classic that read like a novel.) Bohemond was a scion of one of the more remarkable families of a remarkable people the Normans/5.

I found this book very good on historical detail. It painted a picture of the period and the military campaigns that Bohemond undertook. I felt it was a little bit thin on characterisation and on the political background. Count Bohemond himself came across as two-dimensional and other characters were vaguely portrayed/5(5).

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Count Bohemond takes us back to the first crusade and we are able to recount the career of a great Norman war leader - Bohemond the First, Prince of Antioch. This is a fascinating story of battles with formidable enemies, of the complex of attitudes and motives Count Bohemond book the by no means united Crusaders.

First published Edition reviewed: Cassell Military Paperbacks,ISBN Count Bohemond is set in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Near East (roughly the areas of modern Turkey and Syria), and tells the story of the First Crusade in the late eleventh century.

All the main characters are historical. Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Duggan, Alfred Leo, Count Bohemond.

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Count Bohemond was an actual Norman warrior who carved out his own kingdom in the Middle East—as well as Count Bohemond book hero of this compelling novel.

Count Bohemond book History records his meteoric rise from junior member of a Sicilian warlord's house to conquerer. Along the way, Bohemond challenged the Byzantine Empire and outwitted Crusader leaders.4/5(1). Count Bohemond Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

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We're here to help. For sale is the following Rating: % positive. Count Bohemond by Alfred Leo Duggan; 11 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Fiction in English, Crusades; People: Bohemond I Prince of Antioch (?), Bohemond I Prince of Antioch. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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The Armies of Bohemond of Taranto include Count Bohemond book major component of the First Crusade under the leader Bohemond Count Bohemond book of Antioch formed in He is regarded as the real leader of the Count Bohemond book Crusade. He formed a second army in to defend Antioch but instead used it to attack the Byzantine emperor Alexios I Komnenos, resulting in Count Bohemond book Treaty of Devol, codifying Bohemond’s defeat.

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Count Bohemond himself came across as two-dimensional and other characters were vaguely portrayed/5(7). Alfred Duggan COUNT BOHEMOND. Book review by Anthony Campbell. The review is licensed under a Creative Commons Licence. Bohemond was the nickname that Robert Guiscard gave to his eldest son, Mark, because of his size.

(Bohemond was a legendary giant.) Like his namesake, Bohemond grew up to be of huge stature and strength and a famous warrior. Count Bohemond by Alfred Duggan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Count Bohemond was a Norman adventurer.

History records his meteoric progress from junior member of a Norman warlord's household in Sicily to his conquests in the Middle East. Alfred Duggan's historical novel reveals how Count Bohemond challenged the Byzantine Empire, first defeating then allying himself with the wily Emperor Alexius.

Alfred Duggan’s posthumous novel Count Bohemond presents the first half of Bohemond’s life: his rise to fame and victory set against the background of the faltering Byzantine Empire and culminating with the near miraculous victories of the First Crusade.

This dense and captivating book covers the thirty-five years from Bohemond’s. Bohemond I, prince of Otranto (–) and prince of Antioch (–, –04), one of the leaders of the First Crusade, who conquered Antioch (June 3, ). The son of Robert Guiscard (the Astute) and his first wife, Alberada, Bohemond was christened Marc but nicknamed after a legendary.

Count Bohemond. Alfred Duggan. First published Edition reviewed: Cassell Military Paperbacks,ISBN Count Bohemond is set in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Near East (roughly the areas of modern Turkey and Syria), and tells the story of the First Crusade in the late eleventh century. All the main characters are historical.

Bohemond, prince of Taranto, and Raymond IV, Count of Toulouse, are knights famous for their participation in the First Crusade that successfully recaptured Jerusalem from the Muslims. What is less well known is that they also captured the fortified city of Antioch, located about half way from Constantinople to the city of Jerusalem, and the.

Bohemond of Taranto was a tall, powerfully built Norman warrior lord with a thirst for conquest and a talent for battlefield tactics. He became one of. Bohemond VII ( – Octo ) was the count of Tripoli and nominal prince of Antioch from to his death.

The only part left of the once great Principality of Antioch was the port of spent much of his reign at war with the Templars (–). Bohemund's response was to launch an invasion of his brothers lands, and by the time the Pope made peace between the brothers inBohemund, as count of Taranto, had conquered most of his fathers lands.

By this time, Bohemund had answered Pope Urban's call to arms to save the Holy Land. Count Bohemond (The First Crusade again) It can be seen that Duggan's stories cover a good historical range, from the 8th century B.C.

to about A.D. The Normans and Franks of the latter part of that range were of particular interest to him (6 novels), with Romans (5) a close second, Saxons (3) and Macedonians (1) filling out the remainder. Bohemond, count of the Romans, [Should be "Normans"] count Stephen, and the count of Flanders commanded this section.

When these were thus terrified by fear, the standards of the larger army suddenly appeared. This text is part of the Internet Medieval Source Book. The Sourcebook is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted texts.

Bohemond I (also spelled Bohemund or Boamund) (c. – 3 March ), Prince of Taranto and Prince of Antioch, [1] was one of the leaders of the First Crusade had no outright military leader, but instead was ruled by a committee of nobles.

Bohemond was. Online library archive for easy reading any ebook for free anywhere right on the internet. Listen to books in audio format. Bohemond VI, (born —died ), prince of Antioch (–68) and count of Tripoli (–75).

The son of Bohemond V by Luciana, he succeeded his father in In his sister Plaisance had married Henry I of Cyprus, the son of Hugh I, and the Cypriot connection of Antioch was thus maintained. Bohemond, with his nephew Tancred, raised an army and marched to Baldwin’s relief before the Turks could invest Edessa.

With Edessa safe. More editions of Count Bohemond: A Novel (Cassell Military Paperbacks): Count Bohemond: A Novel (Cassell Military Paperbacks): ISBN () Softcover, Cassell, Bohemond of Taranto However, when Bohemond met with Alexius in Aprilhe swore the oath, publicly displaying his intention to make peace with his former enemy.

It should be noted that Bohemond’s desire to make peace with Alexius was superficial: peace with the Byzantine Emperor would make it much easier for Bohemond to acquire an eastern.

Deeds of the Franks, B Chapter 34 However, Bohemond was not able to reach an agreement with the Count of St. Giles over that which he was seeking and he returned angry to Antioch.

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EW ended his preface to Alfred Duggan’s Count Bohemond (), set during the Crusades, with the claim that “It is highly appropriate that this, his last work, should end with the triumph of Christian arms against the infidel.” His own son saw the conflict beginning again, as predicted by Hilaire Belloc, the “terrifying old man with a.

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