Duke Robert of Normandy Arrives in Constantinople Hot

Duke Robert of Normandy Arrives in Constantinople

Map of the Routes of the First Crusade
Source: Oxag

With the arrival of Duke Robert of Normandy at Constantinople, all of the major participants of the Crusades are together and the large force crosses into Asia Minor. Peter the Hermit and his few remaining followers join them.

How many Crusaders were there in all the Christian armies? Estimates vary wildly: 600,000 according to Fulcher of Chartres, 300,000 according to Ekkehard, and 100,000 according to Raymond of Aguilers. Modern scholars place their numbers at around 7,000 knights and 60,000 infantry.

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