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La Femme au temps des Croisades
Dix ans après La Femme au temps des cathédrales, la grande historienne du Moyen Âge poursuit l'enquête au travers de l'épopée des croisades, qui passe, bien à tort, pour essentiellement masculine. Les croisades ne furent pas seulement affaire de batailles. Des familles entières allèrent s'installer en Terre sainte. Des bourgeoises ou des grandes dames, des femmes de commer ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 403 pages
Published October 1st 1992 by Le Livre de Poche
(first published 1990)
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Feb 09, 2013 Cristina Machado rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
A very interesting account of the famous female lifes in the time of cruzades. You meet in this book women like the four queens of Jerusalem - Melisande, Sybilla, Isabel and Yolande - and other like Marguerite de Provence (wife to Louis IX, the saint king of France), the lascivious Sybilla of Burzei (princess of Antioche and spy to Saladin), Theodora Comnena(widow queen of Jerusalem e lover of Andronic Comneno)and much more... Delicious reading!
Régine Pernoud (17 June 1909 in Château-Chinon, Nièvre - 22 April 1998 in Paris) was a historian and medievalist. She received an award from the Académie française. She is known for writing extensively about Joan of Arc.More about Régine Pernoud...