Crusaders to the Holy Land

Summary:

Crusaders to the Holy Land is a database of participants and family relationships relating to the expeditions that took place between 1105 - 1149. The data was compiled by colleagues at the University of Leeds. The University of Leeds has also funded HRI Digital to make the database publicly available as an online research resource.

Project Status:

In Progress

Funders:

University of Leeds

Partners:

University of Sheffield
University of Leeds

Subjects:

history, medieval period

Technologies:

CSS, HTML, MySQL, PHP

Project Website

Project Description

Crusaders to the Holy Land is a database of participants and family relationships relating to the expeditions that took place between 1105 – 1149. The data was compiled by colleagues at the University of Leeds. The University of Leeds has now funded HRI Digital to make the database publicly available as an online research resource. The database is intended to facilitate prosopographical study of those who participated in the crusades, directly or indirectly, and includes details relating to over 1,000 individuals and 15 expeditions.

Project Team

  • Dr Alan Murray (Principal Investigator ā€“ University of Leeds)
  • Michael Pidd (Digital Director ā€“ University of Sheffield)