By David Nicolle

Osprey's crusade name for The conflict of Lake Peipus, which came about in 1242 among the Teutonic Knights and the Russian city-state of Novgorod, led through its inspirational chief Alexandre Nevskii. The Teutonic Knights have been a robust army order, subsidized with the crusading zeal of Europe, the blessing of the Pope and the help of the Holy Roman Emperor. This conflict, even though little-known within the west, used to be very important within the historical past of the medieval japanese crusades, the Teutonic defeat having a major impression on destiny occasions. David Nicolle's first-class textual content examines the campaign opposed to Novgorod and the fierce struggling with round the frozen seashores of Lake Peipus.

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