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The Chronicle of Henry of Livonia by Henricus Lettus
The Conquest of Constantinople by Robert of Clari
The Deeds of Frederick Barbarossa by Bishop of Freising Otto
The Didascalicon of Hugh of Saint Victor: A Guide to the Arts by Hugh of Saint Victor
Giles of Rome's On ecclesiastical power : a medieval theory of world government : a critical edition and translation by Giles of Rome
History of the Archbishops of Hamburg-Bremen by Adam of Bremen

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  1. The First Crusade : the Chronicle of Fulcher of Chartres and Other Source Materials by Edward Peters (1971)
  2. The Murder of Charles the Good, Count of Flanders by Galbert of Bruges (1967)
  3. Imperial Lives and Letters of the Eleventh Century by Theodor E. Mommsen (2000)
  4. Chronicles of the Crusades by Jean de Joinville (1955)
  5. The Conquest of Jerusalem and the Third Crusade: Sources in Translation by Peter W. Edbury (1996)
  6. The Two Cities by Bishop of Freising Otto (1928)
  7. The Northern Crusades by Eric Christiansen (1980)
  8. Church, Ecumenism and Politics: New Endeavors in Ecclesiology by Joseph Ratzinger; Pope Benedict XVI (1987)
  9. The Metalogicon: A Twelfth-Century Defense of the Verbal and Logical Arts of the Trivium by John of Salisbury (1971)
  10. Gesta Danorum (Books 1-9) by Saxo Grammaticus (1979)
  11. The letters of Saint Boniface by Ephraim Emerton (1940)
  12. Marsilius of Padua: The Defender of the Peace by Marsilius of Padua (1967)
  13. The Damascus Chronicle of the Crusades: Extracted and Translated from the Chronicle of Ibn Al-Qalanisi by H. A. R. Gibb (1980)
  14. An Arab-Syrian Gentleman and Warrior in the Period of the Crusades by Usamah ibn Munqidh (1983)
  15. Arab Historians of the Crusades by Francesco Gabrieli (1969)

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What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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