In "A History of Deeds Done Beyond the Sea," the medieval archbishop William of Tyre recounts some grislier moments of the First Crusade. "I may not rehearse to you the feats of every man," he writes. "But there was so much blood shed that the channels and gutters ran all with blood, and all the streets of the town were covered with dead men, in such a wise that it was great pity for to see." Admittedly, the National Theater of the United... More >>>