HFM 024 | The Most Interesting Crusaders, Part 1: Peter the Hermit — The People’s Preacher Who Resembled his Donkey

July 22, 2013

Books, Podcast

Today we look at the life of Peter the Hermit, the rag-tag leader of the first crusading force (whom many said resembled the donkey he rode), and one that would meet its complete slaughter at the hands of the Seljuk Turks.

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Michael writes history books on dictators, the Middle East, and insane rulers, not necessarily in that order. He lives somewhere between Europe and Asia (literally)

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