Henry Charles Lea Lectures

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April 2008


A lecture presented on 1 April 2008 in the Rosenwald Gallery of the Van Pelt Library, University of Pennsylvania (total time: 1:13:42).

  • Introduction, by Edward M. Peters, University of Pennsylvania (0:00)
  • Lecture, by Jonathan S.C. Riley-Smith (2:15)
  • Question and answer session (55:50)

Jonathan S. C. Riley-Smith is the most distinguished historian of the Crusades in the Anglophone world. He has published fifteen books and hundreds of scholarly articles on all aspects of Crusades history. Riley-Smith is Dixie Professor of Ecclesiastical History Emeritus at the University of Cambridge.

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Date Posted: 28 April 2009