The First Crusade and the Quest for Apocalypse

Beginning in 1095 and culminating four bloody years later, the First Crusade represented a new kind of warfare: holy, unrestrained, and apocalyptic. Medieval historian Jay Rubenstein tells the story of this event through the eyes of those who witnessed it. Armies of Heaven: The First Crusade and the Quest for Apocalypse  is a thrilling work of military and religious history, Armies of Heaven will revolutionize our understanding of the Crusades.