Announcing a $35 discount off the hardcover price for individual members ordering the new book by Dana Cushing, A German Third Crusader’s Chronicle of his Voyage and the Siege of Almohad Silves, 1189 AD / Muwahid Xelb, 585 AH: De itinere navali. To receive the $35 discount for individual members, please visit http://www.antimony.biz/Hb27sFFexav9cT63.htm
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Book summary: Extensive and path-breaking multidisciplinary, multilingual research in both medieval and modern sources as well as insightful original essays amplify this reproduction and annotated translation of a twelfth-century periplus (travelogue) manuscript, the sole surviving eyewitness account of a Third Crusade siege. Edited and translated from the medieval manuscript, incipit “Antiquorum provide consuetudi”, common title “De itinere navali”, by Anonymous Germanicus. Foreword by Lynette Nusbacher. Appendices edited and translated from the Foral Alfonsino, Silves Shelfmark “Doações de Afonso III”, Livro I, folio 82v, and from the Crónica de Portugal de 1419, Porto Shelfmark 886, presently attributed to Fernão Lopes. Includes reproductions of the previous editions by Constancio Gazzera, João Baptista da Silva Lopes, and Charles W. David; medieval and photographic images; and two maps. 517pp
The ebook comes in PDF format so that it can be read on any digital device or standard computer. The ebook includes a bonus section, the color reproduction of the manuscript.
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