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Count Bohemond.

by Alfred Leo Duggan

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bohemond I, Prince of Antioch, 1058?-1111 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a pref. by Evelyn Waugh.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.D8789 Cr2, PR6007.U358 Cr2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination281 p.
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5939734M
    LC Control Number65010007
    OCLC/WorldCa1338644

    Count Bohemond (The First Crusade again) It can be seen that Duggan's stories cover a good historical range, from the 8th century B.C. to about A.D. The Normans and Franks of the latter part of that range were of particular interest to him (6 novels), with Romans (5) a close second, Saxons (3) and Macedonians (1) filling out the remainder. Browse Pages. Bands, Businesses, Restaurants, Brands and Celebrities can create Pages in order to connect with their fans and customers on Facebook.

    Bohemond of Taranto However, when Bohemond met with Alexius in April , he swore the oath, publicly displaying his intention to make peace with his former enemy. It should be noted that Bohemond’s desire to make peace with Alexius was superficial: peace with the Byzantine Emperor would make it much easier for Bohemond to acquire an eastern. Bohemond I (also spelled Bohemund or Boamund) (c. – 3 March ), Prince of Taranto and Prince of Antioch, [1] was one of the leaders of the First Crusade had no outright military leader, but instead was ruled by a committee of nobles. Bohemond was .

    More editions of Count Bohemond: A Novel (Cassell Military Paperbacks): Count Bohemond: A Novel (Cassell Military Paperbacks): ISBN () Softcover, Cassell,   Bohemond, with his nephew Tancred, raised an army and marched to Baldwin’s relief before the Turks could invest Edessa. With Edessa safe, .


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Count Bohemond by Alfred Leo Duggan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Essentially, Alfred Duggans Count Bohemond is Count Bohemond. book novelization of Steven Runcimans first volume in his A History of the Crusades.

(Truth be told, there are parts of Prof. Runcimans classic that read like a novel.) Bohemond was a scion of one of the more remarkable families of a remarkable people the Normans/5.

I found this book very good on historical detail. It painted a picture of the period and the military campaigns that Bohemond undertook. I felt it was a little bit thin on characterisation and on the political background. Count Bohemond himself came across as two-dimensional and other characters were vaguely portrayed/5(13).

I found this book very good on historical detail. It painted a picture of the period and the military campaigns that Bohemond undertook. I felt it was a little bit thin on characterisation and on the political background.

Count Bohemond himself came across as two-dimensional and other characters were vaguely portrayed/5(13). Count Bohemond takes us back Count Bohemond.

book the first crusade and we are able to recount the career of a great Norman war leader - Bohemond the First, Prince of Antioch. This is a fascinating story of battles with formidable enemies, of the complex of attitudes and motives among the by no means united Crusaders.

First published Edition reviewed: Cassell Military Paperbacks,ISBN Count Bohemond is set in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Near East (roughly the areas of modern Turkey and Syria), and tells the story of the First Crusade in the late eleventh century.

All the main characters are historical. Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Duggan, Alfred Leo, Count Bohemond. New York, Pantheon Books [, ©]. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Count Bohemond was an actual Norman warrior who carved out his own kingdom in the Middle East—as well as the hero of this compelling novel. History records his meteoric rise from junior member of a Sicilian warlord's house to conquerer.

Along the way, Bohemond challenged the Byzantine Empire and outwitted Crusader leaders.4/5(1). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Count Bohemond by Alfred Leo Duggan; 11 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Fiction in English, Crusades; People: Bohemond I Prince of Antioch (?), Bohemond I.

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Count Bohemond by Alfred Leo Duggan,Pages: Count Bohemund by Alfred Duggan () is an historical novel concerning the life of Bohemund and its events up to the fall of Jerusalem to the crusaders. Bohemond also appears in the historical novel Silver Leopard by F.

Van Wyck Mason (), the short story "The Track of Bohemond" in the collection The Road of Azrael by Robert E. Howard Predecessor: Robert Guiscard. Count Bohemond was a Norman adventurer.

History records his meteoric progress from junior member of a Norman warlord's household in Sicily to his conquests in the Middle East.

Alfred Duggan's historical novel reveals how Count Bohemond challenged the Byzantine Empire, first defeating then allying himself with the wily Emperor Alexius/5(7).

The Armies of Bohemond of Taranto include a major component of the First Crusade under the leader Bohemond I of Antioch formed in He is regarded as the real leader of the First Crusade. He formed a second army in to defend Antioch but instead used it to attack the Byzantine emperor Alexios I Komnenos, resulting in the Treaty of Devol, codifying Bohemond’s defeat.

I found this book very good on historical detail. It painted a picture of the period and the military campaigns that Bohemond undertook.

I felt it was a little bit thin on characterisation and on the political background. Count Bohemond himself came across as two-dimensional and other characters were vaguely portrayed/5(12).

Alfred Duggan COUNT BOHEMOND. Book review by Anthony Campbell. The review is licensed under a Creative Commons Licence. Bohemond was the nickname that Robert Guiscard gave to his eldest son, Mark, because of his size.

(Bohemond was a legendary giant.) Like his namesake, Bohemond grew up to be of huge stature and strength and a famous warrior. Count Bohemond by Alfred Duggan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Count Bohemond was a Norman adventurer.

History records his meteoric progress from junior member of a Norman warlord's household in Sicily to his conquests in the Middle East. Alfred Duggan's historical novel reveals how Count Bohemond challenged the Byzantine Empire, first defeating then allying himself with the wily Emperor Alexius.

Alfred Duggan’s posthumous novel Count Bohemond presents the first half of Bohemond’s life: his rise to fame and victory set against the background of the faltering Byzantine Empire and culminating with the near miraculous victories of the First Crusade.

This dense and captivating book covers the thirty-five years from Bohemond’s. Bohemond I, prince of Otranto (–) and prince of Antioch (–, –04), one of the leaders of the First Crusade, who conquered Antioch (June 3, ). The son of Robert Guiscard (the Astute) and his first wife, Alberada, Bohemond was christened Marc but nicknamed after a legendary.Bohemond, prince of Taranto, and Raymond IV, Count of Toulouse, are knights famous for their participation in the First Crusade that successfully recaptured Jerusalem from the Muslims.

What is less well known is that they also captured the fortified city of Antioch, located about half way from Constantinople to the city of Jerusalem, and the. Bohemond of Taranto was a tall, powerfully built Norman warrior lord with a thirst for conquest and a talent for battlefield tactics.

He became one of .