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The leper king

Zofia Kossak-Szczucka

The leper king

a novel

by Zofia Kossak-Szczucka

  • 120 Want to read
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Published by Roy Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jerusalem -- History -- Latin Kingdom, 1099-1244 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Zofia Kossak, translated by F.S. Placzek
    ContributionsPlaczek, Floyd S., tr
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 252 p.
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14814051M
    LC Control Number45035120

    Baldwin IV of Jerusalem ( March ), called the Leper or the Leprous, the son of Amalric I of Jerusalem and his first wife, Agnes of Courtenay, was king of Jerusalem from to His full sister was Queen Sibylla of Jerusalem and his nephew through this sister (who succeeded him) was the child-king Baldwin V.   The king’s final illness was probably the result of infection from one of his many wounds. Cf. Piers D. Mitchell, “An evaluation of the leprosy of King Baldwin IV of Jerusalem in the context of the medieval world,” as reproduced as an appendix to The Leper King .

    Genre/Form: Fiction History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kossak, Zofia, Leper king. New York: Roy Publishers, (OCoLC) all NYPL locations are temporarily closing on March 14 through March Learn more and find out about remote access for Library services.

      The Leper King is a story of authentic history and imaginative fantasy interwoven with faith and love, war and magic set amidst the turbulent times of the Crusades. Upon the premature death of his father, BALDWIN IV, stricken with leprosy from a young age, ascends to the throne of Jherusalem at the age of : Xlibris US. We recommend booking Terrace of the Leper King tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all Terrace of the Leper King tours on Tripadvisor4/5().


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The Leper King is another great book by Scott R. Rezer. He has written about a difficult subject in a way that keeps your interest the whole time. The intrigue and war during the crusades is the The leper king book for this historical fiction about the young king Baldwin IV, /5(14).

"Hamilton (Nottingham, emeritus) offers a thorough reassessment of the reign of Baldwin IV, the leper king whose reign is often interpreted as a period of decline leading to the disaster at Hattin two years after Baldwin's death in This study belongs in Cited by: The Leper King is another great book by Scott R.

Rezer. He has written about a difficult subject in a way that keeps your interest the whole time. The intrigue and war during the crusades is the backdrop for this historical fiction about the young king Baldwin IV, /5.

This book is officially about the Leper King of Jerusalem, Baldwin IV, but you could perhaps better call it a political history of the Kingdom of Jerusalem in the face of the Muslim threat of re-conquest.

The author gives an overview and interpretation of the events from ca.outlining major political motives and strategies/5. The Leper King is a tale of the Twelfth Century, when the rule of Baldwin IV, king of Jerusalem, was vastly disturbed by conflict with Saladin, and by the machinations of the Knights Templar and his own sister, Sibylla.

Product details/5(2). Dedication of the Kapiolani Home for girls, the offspring of leper parents, at Kakaako, Oahu, by their majesties King Kalakaua and Queen Kapiolani.

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Rezer. He has written about a difficult subject in a way that keeps your interest the whole time. The intrigue and war during the crusades is the backdrop for this historical fiction about the young king Baldwin IV, /5(12). Baldwin IV.

Written By: Baldwin IV, byname Baldwin the Leper, French Baudouin le Lépreux, (born —died MarchJerusalem), king of Jerusalem (–85), called the “leper king” for the disease that afflicted him for most of his short life.

- This article relied heavily on Bernard Hamilton’s book, The Leper King and His Heirs for historic data and on three talks given by Professor Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira for inspiration. Bernard Hamilton, The Leper King and His Heirs: Baldwin IV and the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem (New York, Cambridge University Press, ) p.

Briefly rulers, after the death of her infant son, they lost the gains of the leper king, and eventually made necessary the Third Crusade. A complex situation, not brought into focus by the intricacies of this story, makes The Leper King hard reading.

The success of the earlier book will stimulate sales for this. Pub Date: J   The Paperback of the The Leper King by Scott R. Rezer at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience.

Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Publish your book with B&: Scott R Rezer. This book challenges that view, arguing that peace with Saladin was not a viable option for the Franks; that the young king, despite suffering from lepromatous leprosy (the most deadly form of the 5/5(1).

Baldwin IV of Jerusalem has gone down in history as "the Leper King," but reducing his reign to his illness is a great injustice. Baldwin IV was the sixth King of Jerusalem, and he came to power in a critical point in the history of the crusader states.

What follows is a brief biography. Buy The Leper King by Scott R Rezer online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress cataloguing in publication data Hamilton, Bernard, – The leper king and his heirs: Baldwin IVand the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem / Bernard Hamilton.

Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn x 1. The author of the Latin Continuation of William of Tyre's History remarks that during Raymond of Tripoli's second regency ‘the land was free from external battles, but not from those within’.

Raymond, when he became regent, had, in the last days of Baldwin IV's reign, entered into negotiations with Saladin ‘with a request about the Antioch truce’, which Lyons and Jackson. Leper King And His Heirs: Baldwin IV And the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem by Hamilton, Bernard; Hamilton, Bernard (university Of Nottingham) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at It was built in the Bayon style under Jayavarman VII, though its modern name derives from a 15th-century sculpture discovered at the site.

The statue depicts the Hindu god Yama, the god of death. The statue was called the " Leper King " because discolouration and moss growing on it was reminiscent of a person with leprosy, and also because it. And the Lord struck the king, so that he was a leper unto the day of his death, and he dwelt in a free house apart: but Joatham the king's soil governed the palace, and judged the people of the land.

Darby Bible Translation And Jehovah smote the king, so that he was a leper to the day of his death, and dwelt in a separate house. Scott R. Rezer lives in the Desert Southwest and is an indie published author of eight historical fiction novels ranging from the Civil War to the Crusades to ancient Biblical history.

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