Crusading and Crusaders in Medieval Carmelite Texts: William of Coventry and the Holy Land: Crusading and Crusaders

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This essay examines the three short chronicles by the fourteenth-century Carmelite William of Coventry in order to understand how Carmelites looked back at the crusades and the place of their Order's origin in the period after the fall of Acre.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHistoriography and Identity. Responses to Medieval Carmelite Culture.
Subtitle of host publicationHistoriography and Identity
EditorsJens Rohrkasten, Coralie Zermatten
Place of PublicationZurich
PublisherLIT Verlag
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-643-95737-5
ISBN (Print)978-3-643-90737-0
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Publication series

NameVita regularis. Ordnungen und DEutungen religiosen Lebens im Mittelalter


  • Carmelite
  • crusades
  • chroniclers

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