RT Generic DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 62221813 LA English T1 The Crusades : crescent & the cross A1 Lewis, Mark., David, Keith., Werbe, Susan., Bradley, Richard., History Channel (Television network), Lion Television Ltd., A & E Home Video (Firm), New Video Group., PB A & E Home Video ; Distributed by New Video PP [Burlington, VT]; New York YR 2005 SN 0767086538 9780767086530 0767086546 9780767086547 0767086554 9780767086554 AB Presents the epic battle between two Middle Age superpowers: the Christian Crusaders and the Muslims. Fought over two centuries, the conflict decided the fate of the Holy Land of the Middle East. Only a tiny strip of land, just a few hundred miles long, it contained the ultimate prize: the city of Jerusalem. This documentary tells the story of the key personalities of the First, Second, and Third Crusades, the popes, kings, sultans, and knights who, in the name of God, ruthlessly fought for land and power. Experience the murder, treachery, and bloodshed of this legendary chapter of history through the eyes of key historical figures such as Richard the Lionheart, Saladin, King Louis VII, and Nur al-Din.