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Summary: "Pitch black": Journey to a remote, hostile planet with a group of marooned passengers who learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. ""Dark fury": Riddick battles ruthless soldiers of fortune and vicious creatures. "The chronicles of Riddick": Riddick finds himself humanity's unlikely champion.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2006

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Graft, Brad

Summary: "A Lion's Share is the second book in the Brotherhood of the Mamluks trilogy. The story is set in the 13th Century Middle East, during the Seventh Crusade. Told from the Egyptian perspective, it is a rare view of life among the Mamluks--elite Muslim warriors largely unheralded in the West--whose ranks ousted the Crusaders and Mongols from the Levant, preserving Islam"--Page 4 of cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sager Group 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Rutledge, Deanna

Summary: "Lady Alix Oliver, 16, stares in horror. She and her brother William, 14, are trapped in Trowleigh castle. They are being held hostage by a horde of Danish mercenaries ordered there by Prince John. The children's father, Baron Justin Oliver, cannot help. He has suddenly gone missing in the Third Crusade. King Richard, the Lionheart, a close friend of the Olivers, cannot help either. He has been...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stout-Castle Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUT

Gordon, Alan (Alan R.)

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOR

Contents: From Godfrey to Saladin -- Saladin and the Third Crusade -- The Ayyubids and the Invasion of Egypt -- The Mumluks and the Liquidation of the Crusaders.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dorset Press 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909.07 ARA

Summary: The Crusades began as a holy mission to liberate Jerusalem and became the largest mass migration in European history. When they ended 200 years later, the Crusades had created a mythology of knights and chivalry, and left a legacy of distrust between East and West that continues to shape our world today. Filmed on location throughout Europe and the Middle East.

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Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2001

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CRU

Summary: A look at the medieval politics and warfare of the Knights Templar, the most powerful, wealthy, and mysterious military order of the Middle Ages. With the encroaching historical and ruthless downfall of the Templar Order, season two focuses on power, redemption, revenge, betrayal, family, and an epic war between church and state. Hamill joins the cast as Talus, a battle-hardened Knight Templar...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV KNI

Hilliam, David.

Summary: Relates how King Richard I of England and his troops nearly wrested Jerusalem from Muslim leader Saladin and the Saracens during the Third Crusade in 1191 A.D.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Pub. Group 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.18 HIL

Summary: 13th century Danish spy Lars enters the tribal lands of the Baltic people, where he takes part in religious rites, cruel forays, gets high during the summer solstice, becomes the slave of Curonians and even fights for the Crusaders. Who really were the last pagans of Europe? It's a unique trip into the textures of the past and into the unknown lands of Baltic tribes.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BAL

Summary: This series covers history from 3500 B.C. to the 1780's. This course analyzes civilizations by looking at their geographic and political environments, their technologies, economies, social institutions, and cultural achievements. Students will look at history from new perspectives, come to understand the connections between human beings despite time and distance, and appreciate the lasting...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1995

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4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 WOR
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Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 3

Armstrong, Karen

Summary: Karen Armstrong, bestselling author of A History of God, skillfully narrates this history of the Crusades with a view toward their profound and continuing in-fluence. In 1095 Pope Urban II summoned Christian warriors to take up the cross and reconquer the Holy Land. Thus began the holy wars that would focus the power of Europe against a common enemy and become the stuff of romantic legend. In...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Hist Wld Armstrong

Jones, Dan

Summary: "For more than one thousand years, Christians and Muslims lived side by side, sometimes at peace and sometimes at war. When Christian armies seized Jerusalem in 1099, they began the most notorious period of conflict between the two religions. Depending on who you ask, the fall of the holy city was either an inspiring legend or the greatest of horrors. In Crusaders, Dan Jones interrogates the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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Summary: Chronicles the stories of the Knights Templar and their quest to find the Holy Grail.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV KNI

Summary: Eight hundred years ago, Francis of Assisi and the Sultan of Egypt met on the bloody battlefields of the Crusades. Based on new research and scholarship about that fateful meeting, The Sultan and The Saint tells one of the great, lost stories from history as two men of faith fought against a century of war and distrust in a search for mutual respect and common ground.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SUL

Tyerman, Christopher

Summary: The story of the wars and conquests initiated by the First Crusade and its successors is itself so compelling that most accounts move quickly from describing the Pope's calls to arms to the battlefield. In this highly original and enjoyable new book, Christopher Tyerman focuses on something obvious but overlooked: the massive, all-encompassing and hugely costly business of actually preparing a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.1 TYE

Ahmed, Jamila

Summary: "In twelfth century, Persia, clever and dreamy Shaherazade stumbles on the Malik's beloved wife entwined with a lover in a sun-dappled courtyard. When Shaherazade recounts her first tale, the story of this infidelity, to the Malik, she sets the Seljuk Empire on fire. Enraged at his wife's betrayal, the once-gentle Malik beheads her. But when that killing does not quench his anger, the Malik...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2023

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AHM

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC AHM

Eisner, Michael Alexander.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EIS

Lawhead, Stephen R.

Summary: The Great Crusade is long over, or so Duncan, son of Murdo, believes until a long-lost uncle appears from the East bearing tales of immense treasure. Though the Iron Lance had been won for the emperor, an even holier relic has been found: the Black Rood—the prayer-worn, blood-stained remnant of the True Cross—now endangered by the greedy ambitions of ruthless crusader barons bent on carving...

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Publisher / Publication Date: EOS 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

Lawhead, Stephen R.

Summary: A Scottish knight's adventurous journey to the Holy Land. Knight Murdo undertakes it to find a wicked lord who dispossessed his family of their lands. After the deed the lord took off, joining a crusade to gain the Holy Land for Christianity. By the author of Byzantium.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPrism 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

Lawhead, Stephen R.

Summary: Cait, a young Scotish woman, sets with a band of knights on a quest to find and secure the Holy Grail. Renaud de Bracineaux and his Knights Templar are also on the trail of the Grail and will stop at nothing to possess it

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Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan/EOS 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

Penman, Sharon Kay.

Summary: Richard, the second surviving son of Henry Plantagenet and Eleanor of Aquitaine, inherits the throne from his brother, before embarking on the Third Crusade, a conflict that is complicated by the schemes of his usurping brother, John.

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PEN

West, Anthony

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1954

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.1 WES

Summary: Bonus material for the documentary 'The Crusades: crescent & the cross.' Includes a behind-the-scenes featurette, bonus documentary, and timeline.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2005

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CRU

Summary: Riddick must fight for his life after being betrayed by his people and stranded on a desolate planet and left for dead. On this unbearably hot planet, Riddick is up against predators of an alien race. Using his emergency signals, he summons two ships: one transporting a mercenary, and the other led by an old acquaintance.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD RID

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