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Published: 02 January 2019

304 Pages | 16 color images

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190274207

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Nebuchadnezzar's Dream

The Crusades, Apocalyptic Prophecy, and the End of History

Jay Rubenstein

  • Examines how the Crusades and the conquest of Jerusalem shook Western Europe by breaking the "patterns of history" and awaking it to its own identity and agency.
  • Draws from historical and literary texts, theological treatises, and stunning medieval illustrations.
  • Traces the ripple effect of crusading on medieval intellectual culture.