Dr Alan V. Murray

Dr Alan V. Murray

Senior Lecturer in Medieval Studies and Editorial Director, International Medieval Bibliography

+44 (0)113 343 3617

Summary: The Crusades and the Latin East; Medieval Warfare, Tournaments and Chivalry; The Medieval Baltic Region; History and Literature of Medieval Germany.

Location: 407 Parkinson Building

Latest and Forthcoming Publications

Recently Published

Danish Kings and German Poets: The Political Poetry of Reinmar von Zweter, Rumelant von Sachsen and Heinrich von Meißen between Germany and Denmark’, in Mäzenaten im Mittelalter aus europäischer Perspektive: Von historischen Akteuren bis zu literarischen Textkonzepten, ed. Bernd Bastert, Timo Reuvekamp-Felber and Andreas Bihrer, Encomia Deutsch, 4 (Göttingen: V&R unipress, 2017), pp. 149–66.

‘The Devil among the Teutonic Knights: Temptations, Miracles and Spiritual Armour in the Chronicles of Peter von Dusburg and Nicolaus von Jeroschin’, in W służbie zabytków / In the Service of Monuments, ed. Janusz Hochleitner and Karol Polejowski (Malbork: Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku, 2017), pp. 129–38.

‘Warriors and Civilians in the Crusade Movement: Military Identities and Status in the Liberation and Defence of the Holy Land (1096–1204)’, Millars: Espai i Història 43 (2017), 97–127.


‘A Race against Time – A Fight to the Death: Combatants and Civilians in the Siege and Capture of Jerusalem’, in Civilians under Siege, ed. Alex Dowdall and John Horne (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming).

‘The Middle Ground: The Passage of Crusade Armies to the Holy Land by Land and Sea, 1096-1204’, in A Military History of the Mediterranean Sea: Aspects of War, Diplomacy and Military Elites, ed. Georgios Theotokis (Leiden: Brill, forthcoming).