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The six volumes of A heritage of the Crusades will stand because the definitive historical past of the Crusades, spanning 5 centuries, encompassing Jewish, Moslem, and Christian views, and containing a wealth of data and research of the background, politics, economics, and tradition of the medieval global.

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176. James of Vitry, Epistolae, p. 111. 177. Ibid. 178. Hitti, p. 614; cf. Ibn-Jubair, p. 346. 179. "Eracles," p. 42. 180.

A Phrygian-style cap might be worn, with the peak tilted forward, and in spring young folk often wore a wreath of flowers. There were, of course, shoes and stockings, the latter being held by a broad garter band above or below the knee. Working people omitted the linen shirt. They wore a gonne or froc instead of the bliaut, and this had long and tighter sleeves. 1S' But in the Near East the fashion of wearing a scarf over the head was coming into use, imitated from the Moslem natives. ' S? It is assumed that the Frankish women also wore the basic Euro- pean clothing: a long shirt, long bliaut (or cote) tighter above the waist, with a double (or single) belt, shoes and stockings, and a wimple over the head.

47: at Henry's command the master, Gerard of Ridefort, delivered this treasure to Guy of Lusignan to use in fighting Saladin. 44. John of Joinville (Vie de Saint Louis, ed. Natalis de Wailly, trans. Joan Evans, London, 1938, p. 123) also deposited his money with the Templars, and had considerable difficulty in getting it back. 10 A HISTORY OFF THE CRUSADES IV much altered in the course of centuries. We can only generalize on the dwellings in crusader Acre. Any walled town, teeming with thousands of people, had a serious housing problem.

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