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Chanson de Jérusalem


Jérusalem continues the action of the First Crusade itself. It describes both the foundation of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem with the election of Godfrey of Bouillon as King and recounts the early struggle to defend the newly conquered territory.


Paris, Bibliothèque nationale, MS fr.12558 (vellum, xiiimed)

Chanson de Jérusalem, ed. Nigel Thorp (Tuscaloosa, 1992).

Secondary Literature 

For bibliography and further info on the crusade cycle see Arlima

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