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The Teutonic Knights

Henryk Sienkiewicz

The Teutonic Knights

a historical novel

by Henryk Sienkiewicz

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Published in Edinburgh, T. Nelson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Teutonic Knights -- History -- Fiction,
  • Poland -- History -- Fiction,
  • Poland -- History -- Jagellons, 1386-1572 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesKrzyzacy
    Statementby Henryk Sienkiewicz ; preface by Lord Vansittart.
    GenreFiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination728 p. ;
    Number of Pages728
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22779428M

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    The Teutonic knights were powerful and ferocious advocates of holy war. Their history is suffused with crusading, campaigning and struggle. Feared by their enemies but respected by medieval Christendom, the knights and their Order maintained a firm hold over the Baltic and northern Germany and established a formidable regime which flourished across central Europe for years. This book. The Military Order of Teutonic Knights was one of the three most famous Crusading Orders, on a par with the Templars and the Hospitallers. Originally focusing on the preservation of the Crusader States in the Middle East, after the loss of their Middle Eastern enclaves in the 13th century, the Knights turned their attention to the Baltic. Over the next two centuries Northern Crusades were.

    The Battle of Grunwald was one of the largest battles in Medieval Europe and was the most important in the histories of Poland and Lithuania. It was fought on 15 July during the Polish-Lithuania-Teutonic War between the alliance of the Kingdom of Poland (led by King Jagiello) and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (led by Grand Duke Vytautas) against the German-Prussian Teutonic Knights (led by. The Teutonic Knights, All military bases. likes. We are a religious order sent to retake the holy land for the christians. We failed.


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The Teutonic Knights were a remarkable order that started out in Crusades in the Holy Lands around before returning to Europe and setting up in and around Prussia, there they fought and /5.

Free download or read online The Teutonic Knights pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Henryk Sienkiewicz. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format. The main characters of this european literature, polish literature story are Danusia Jurandowna, Zbyszko z /5.

The Battle of Grunwald was one of the largest battles in Medieval Europe and was the most important in the histories of Poland and was fought on 15 July during the Polish-Lithuania-Teutonic War between the alliance of the Kingdom of Poland (led by King Jagiello) and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (led by Grand Duke Vytautas) against the German-Prussian Teutonic Knights (led by.

"The Teutonic Knights were powerful and ferocious advocates of holy war. Their history is suffused with crusading, campaigning and struggle. Feared by their enemies but respected by medieval Christendom, the knights and their Order maintained a firm hold over the Baltic and northern Germany and established a formidable regime which flourished across Central Europe for years."3/5(2).

The Teutonic Knights were powerful and ferocious advocates of holy war. Their history is suffused with crusading, campaigning and struggle. Feared by their enemies but respected by medieval Christendom, the knights and their Order maintained a firm hold over the Baltic and northern Germany and established a formidable regime which flourished across Central Europe for years.3/5(1).

The Teutonic Knights were powerful and ferocious advocates of holy war. Their history is suffused with crusading, campaigning and struggle. Feared by their enemies but respected by medieval Christendom, the knights and their Order maintained a firm hold over the Baltic and northern Germany and established a formidable regime which flourished across Central Europe for : Pen and Sword.

Midwest Book Review"The Teutonic Knights: A Military History is the true story of the Christian order of Teutonic Knights of central Europe during the medieval era. Covering roughly the 's through the 's, including the order's rise and fall, The Teutonic Knights examines both the order's strengths and its inequities, which have been to /5(19).

The Teutonic Knights were also known by several different shorter names, for example Deutscher Orden or the German Order. While it served a humanitarian purpose, the Teutonic Knights were primarily a military order and participated in the 3 rd Crusade ( CE) to retake Jerusalem from the Arabs. The Knights wore white surcoats with a black cross.

From the Preface: The purpose of this study is to examine the role of the religious military orders, and of the Teutonic Knights in particular, within the process of change in developing the concept of a religious and a Christian warrior during the Crusades, or, in other words, how the existing Latin ideal of religious retreat was adapted, blended and attached to the chivalric image of Western.

The author of this book was later made a Knight of Malta (in the modern day). Very good scholarly work, a bit dated in style, but still an excellent overview.

Covers the Templars, Hospitallers, the Teutonic Knights, and mentions some lesser known Orders I had never heard of. GREAT starting point. Showed up on time. Reasonable price. I'd buy it Reviews:   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Teutonic Knights by Henryk Sienkiewicz at Barnes & Noble.

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Their history is suffused with crusading, campaigning and struggle. Feared by their enemies but respected by medieval Christendom, the knights and their Order maintained a firm hold over the Baltic and northern Germany and established a formidable regime which flourished Author: William Urban.

The knights of the Teutonic Order have since been compared to the surreal creature that appeared to the biblical Ezekiel, one that bore 2 faces - one of a man's, and one of a lion's. The human side of the creature is said to symbolize the order's charity, whereas the lion was a metaphor for its valor and gallant spirit, which they relied on to.

The Teutonic Knights will capture you, consume you, and leave you yearning for more. Read this book and every book you can find from this classic author. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Schmults. out of 5 stars Another great read from Sienkiewicz. Reviewed in Canada on J Reviews: Krzyzacy tells the story of a young nobleman, Zbyszko of Bogdaniec, who together with his uncle Macko of Bogdaniec returns from the war against the Order (Knights of the Cross) in nearby Lithuania.

Book Description: The Teutonic Order was founded in to provide medical care for crusaders in the kingdom of Jerusalem. In time, it assumed a military role and played an important part in the defence of the Christian territories in the Eastern Mediterranean and in the Baltic regions of Prussia and Livonia; in the Levant, it fought against the neighbouring Islamic powers, whilst managing.

The Teutonic Knights were powerful and ferocious advocates of holy war. Their history is suffused with crusading, campaigning and struggle. Feared by their enemies but respected by medieval Christendom, the knights and their Order maintained a firm hold over the Baltic and northern Germany and established a formidable regime which flourished across Central Europe for years/5().The knights of the Teutonic Order have since been compared to the surreal creature that appeared to the biblical Ezekiel, one that bore two faces - one of a man's, and one of a lion's.

The human side of the creature is said to symbolize the order's charity, whereas the lion was a metaphor for its valor and gallant spirit, which they relied on.The customs of knights with their code of honor and feelings of love are adroitly explored.

The entirety culminates in one of the most important battles in medieval history, the Battle of Grunwald. The Teutonic Knights was published in America in in various competing translations of erratic quality.