ISSN: 1476-5276

Crusades covers seven hundred years from the First Crusade (1095-1102) to the fall of Malta (1798) and draws together scholars working on theatres of war, their home fronts and settlements from the Baltic to Africa and from Spain to the Near East and on theology, law, literature, art, numismatics and economic, social, political and military history.

Routledge publishes this journal for The Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East. Because the greatest need appears to be for more historical sources – narrative, homiletic and documentary – to be made available in trustworthy editions, editorial preference is given here to the publication of texts in both European and oriental languages, although interpretative material is welcomed too. Crusades also incorporates the Society's Bulletin. Prospective authors may consult this guide to ensure their appropriate compliance with guidelines.

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Past Volumes


Jonathan Phillips (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK)

Iris Shagrir (The Open University of Israel) 

Benjamin Z. Kedar (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)


Nikolaos G. Chrissis, Assistant Editor (Democritus University of Thrace, Greece)


Jonathan Phillips (Editor; Royal Holloway, University of London, U.K.)

Iris Shagrir (Editor; The Open University of Israel)

Benjamin Z. Kedar (Editor; Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel)

Nikolaos G. Chrissis (Associate Editor; Democritus University of Thrace, Greece)

Danielle Park (Bulletin Editor; Royal Holloway, University of London, U.K.)

Torben Kjersgaard Nielsen (Reviews Editor; Aalborg University, Denmark)

Denys Pringle (Archaeology Editor; University of Cardiff, U.K.)

Michel Balard (University of Paris I, France)

Jessalynn Bird (St Mary's College, Notre Dame, U.S.A.)

Karl Borchardt (University of Würzburg / Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Germany)

Peter Edbury (University of Cardiff, U.K.)

Jaroslav Folda (University of North Carolina, U.S.A.)

Stefan Heidemann (University of Hamburg, Germany)

Carole Hillenbrand (University of Edinburgh, U.K.)

Kurt Villads Jensen (Stockholm University, Sweden)

Thomas F. Madden (Saint Louis University, U.S.A.)

Helen Nicholson (University of Cardiff, U.K.)

Catherine Otten (University of Strasbourg, France)

Carol Sweetenham (Royal Holloway, University of London / University of Warwick, U.K.)

François-Olivier Touati (Université François-Rabelais de Tours, France)

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