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Introduction: modern historiography; the primary sources. Part 1 The birth of the principality: Antioch and the First Crusade, 1097-1099; the advance towards Antioch; the First Crusade in the region of Antioch; the contest for control of Antioch; the early formation of the principality of Antioch; summary. Part 2 The formation of the principality: the need for territorial consolidation, 1100-1130; the early years; the expansion of the principality under Tancred, 1106-1112; Roger of Salermo, 1113-1119; 1120-1126; Bohemond II, 1126-1130; summary. Part 3 Relations with the Byzantine Empire: Bohemond's oath to Alexius and the retention of Antioch; the Treaty of Devol; the Treaty of Devol's influence on relations with the Byzantine Empire. Part 4 Relations with other Latin settlements in the East: a Latin confraternity in the East? 1098-1105; 1105-1112; 1113-1130; summary. Part 5 The princes of Antioch: Bohemon I and the title of princeps; the succession; the powers of the prince of Antioch. Part 6 Lordship in the principality: titles; issuing charters; households and officers; key individuals/lordships; the county of Marash; origins; summary; appendix: lay landholders in the principality, 1098-1130.Part 7 The development of institutions: the prince's household; the administration of the city of Antioch. Part 8 The Latin Patriarchate of Antioch: the establishment of the Latin Church in Antioch, 1098-1100; the formation of the Latin Patriarchate of Antioch, 1100-1130; the development of patriarchal authority; the Patriarchate of Antioch and the universal church.


A book in the best tradition of advanced military history. . The importance of Antioch for the Latin East should not be underestimated, and [this] book makes it authoritatively clear. CRUSADES
A significant contribution to the understanding of early Frankish Antioch. JOURNAL OF ENGLISH & GERMANIC PHILOLOGY
A welcome addition to the crusaders' historiography, bringing fresh insights into the history of the crusader states. SPECULUM
A valuable contribution to our understanding of the Antiochene principality. HISTORY
This lucid and careful study will serve a generation. MEDIEVAL REVIEW [US]
A welcome addition to crusading history. ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY

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