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Powieść historyczna z dziejów pierwszej wyprawy krzyżowej, wydana po raz pierwszy w 1937 r. To druga część trylogii poświęconej wyprawom krzyżowym, w której Zofia Kossak przedstawia dramatyczne próby utrzymania Jerozolimy, zakończone utratą Królestwa Jerozolimskiego w 1291 roku.
Paperback, 252 pages
Published 2003 by PAX
(first published 1937)
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Jan 06, 2010 Ana rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Historical fiction fans and crusader fans
Recommended to Ana by: googled crusader books a while ago
Amazing retelling of an ancestor of mine, King Baldwin IV, aka the Leper King of Jerusalem. Infamous for defeating Saladin, great Muslim leader and having a current petition for sainthood due to that great battle victory(Baldwin was reported as having bad leprosy and not able to walk yet approached the "true cross" of Christ which was a crucifix that obtained some wood from the "true cross" Christ was crucified on....he bowed to the cross and asked God for victory, and got victory.)
Polish writer, a catholic activist and a World War II resistance fighter, co-founder the wartime Polish organization Żegota, set up to assist Poland's Jews in escaping the Holocaust. In 1943, she was arrested by the Germans and sent to Auschwitz Concentration Camp.She was released through the efforts of the Polish underground and returned to Warsaw. In late 1944, she participated in the Warsaw ...moreMore about Zofia Kossak-Szczucka...