Anatomy of a Crusade, 1213-1221 by James M. Powell

By James M. Powell

James M. Powell the following deals a brand new interpretation of the 5th Crusade's ancient and social impression, and a richly worthwhile view of existence within the 13th century. Powell addresses such questions because the measure of well known curiosity within the crusades, the non secular weather of the interval, the social constitution of the club of the campaign, and the consequences of the recruitment attempt at the end result.

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PL, 216:238. 23. , 1:2: 389 (June 20, 1215), 447 (March 1216). 24. PL, 216:823. 25. , 1:2:525-26; see also Pixton, "Anwerbung," 181. 26. , 1:1:271 and n. 1; Rudebusch, AnteilNiedersachsens, p. 50; Hauck, Kirchengeschichte Deutschlands, 4:775, n. 1; Pixton, "Anwerbung," 170. 27. Pixton, "Anwerbung," 170. 28. Kempf, "Das Rommersdorfer Briefbuch"; Pixton, "Anwerbung," 176. 29. Andrea, "Walter, Archdeacon of London," esp. 143; Jacobus de Vitriaco, Historic Occidentals, 102-3, 298-99. 30. Roscher, Innocenz III, 81.

Lordan, Louis IX and the Challenge of the Crusade. 11. See, for example, Steven Runciman, A History of the Crusades, 3:170. See also Mayer, Crusades, 218. Brought to you by | New York University Bobst Library Authenticated Download Date | 2/11/15 12:53 AM Introduction 11 12. " 13. " 14. Runciman, Crusades, 3:170. 15. Roscher, Innocenz III, 167. 16. Van Cleve, "Fifth Crusade," 378; Mayer, Crusades, 205-7. 17. Mayer, Crusades, 209. 18. Van Cleve, "Crusade of Frederick II," 431. 19. Schaller, "Kanzlei," esp.

Finally, whoever contributed to the crusade would share in the indulgence according to the quality of his gift. Thus the crusade indulgence was available to all Christians, both men and women. Not all aspects of this extension of the idea of participation were new, but they had never before been developed into a coherent program. 16 Yet it represented an extension of the spiritual benefits of the crusade indulgence to virtually all Christians. Even the poorest could now share in the indulgence in proportion to their contribution.

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