The world of a crusader; the great adventure; war in Anatolia; the march to Jerusalem; the Arab response; the fight back begins; St Bernard's dogs; Arab unity; Saladin the upstart; the fall of Jerusalem; to the rescue; the battle of the heroes - Richard vs Saladin; the fourth crusade; a new kind of crusade; Mongols and Mameluks.
TERRY JONES is most famous as a member of Monty Python. He has directed several feature films including Monty Python and the Holy Grail, The Life of Brian, and The Meaning of Life. He is the author of several children's books and of two books on medieval England: Chaucer's Knight and the highly acclaimed Who Murdered Chaucer? He has been praised as "a natural story-teller, inventive and mesmerising". ALAN ALEIRA was co-producer on the BBC's Crusades series. He has worked as a BBC radio and television producer, specialising in history since 1962. His credits include Battle of the Somme (Japan Prize 1978) and Armada (Royal Television Society Best Documentary Series, 1988). He is the author of The People's England, The Invergordon Mutiny and The Heart of the World.