The Knights of the Cross

Henryk Sienkiewicz


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The Knights of the Cross or The Teutonic Knights (Polish: Krzyżacy) is a 1900 historical novel written by Henryk Sienkiewicz. It tells the story of a young nobleman, Zbyszko of Bogdaniec, who together with his uncle Maćko of Bogdaniec returns from the war against the Order (Knights of the Cross) in nearby Lithuania. In a tavern inn Zbyszko falls in love with the lovely Danusia, who is traveling with the court of the Duchess Anna. He swears to her his knight's oath and promises to bring her 'three trophies' from the Teutonic Knights.

This book has 676 pages in the PDF version. This translation by Samuel A. Binion was originally published in 1900.

Production notes: This ebook of The Knights of the Cross was published by Global Grey in 2019.

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