IMC 2012: Sessions

Session 1004: Crusades and the Latin East Update, I: Crusaders, Byzantium, and Chivalry

Wednesday 11 July 2012, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Cardiff Centre for the Crusades, Cardiff University / Society for the Study of the Crusades & the Latin East
Organiser:Betty Binysh, School of History, Archaeology & Religion, Cardiff University
Moderator/Chair:Helen J. Nicholson, School of History, Archaeology & Religion, Cardiff University
Paper 1004-aCrusading as a Knightly Deed: How Far do the Works of Jean of Joinville and James I of Aragon Depict Crusading as an Integral Part of Chivalry in the 13th Century?
(Language: English)
Stephen Bennett, Queen Mary, University of London
Index terms: Crusades, Military History, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 1004-bDuty and Desertion: Simon of Montfort and the Diversion of the Fourth Crusade to Zara
(Language: English)
Gregory Lippiatt, Hertford College, University of Oxford
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Crusades, Military History, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 1004-cThe Suspicious Case of the Death of Emperor John II Komnenos: Cui Bono?
(Language: English)
Maximilian Lau, Oriel College, University of Oxford
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Crusades, Islamic and Arabic Studies, Politics and Diplomacy
Abstract

This session will highlight fresh insights into the interaction between crusaders and Byzantium and the meaning of chivalry for crusaders.