Select Popular Articles

Don't Know Much About History, National Review Online, September 12, 2008.

America's Days Aren't Numbered, Wall Street Journal, July 3, 2008.

Not Dead Yet: The Lost Tomb of Jesus -- One Year Later, National Review Online, March 21, 2008.

Unreasonable Response: Benedict XVI Hasn't Revived the Crusades, National Review Online, Sept. 18, 2006.

Crusaders and Historians, First Things (June/July 2005).

Onward P.C. Soldiers: Ridley Scott's Kingdom of Heaven, National Review Online, May 17, 2005.

What the Crusades Were Really Like (Interview), Zenit News, Oct. 10, 2004.

The Real Inquisition: Investigating the Popular Myth, National Review Online, June 18, 2004.

The Truth About the Spanish Inquisition, Crisis Magazine (October 2003).

The Real History of the Crusades, Crisis Magazine (April 2002).

Crusade Myths, Catholic Dossier (Jan./Feb. 2002).

Crusade Propaganda: The Abuse of Christianity's Holy Wars, National Review Online, Nov. 2, 2001.


Select Scholarly Articles

"The Latin Empire of Constantinople's Fractured Foundation: The Rift Between Boniface of Montferrat and Baldwin of Flanders," in The Fourth Crusade: Event, Aftermath, and Perceptions (Brookfield: Ashgate Publishing, 2008),pp. 45-52.

“Food and the Fourth Crusade: A New Approach to the ‘Diversion Question,’” in Logistics of Warfare in the Age of the Crusades, John H. Pryor, ed. (Brookfield: Ashgate Publishing, 2006), pp. 209-28.

“Venice, the Papacy, and the Crusades before 1204,” in The Medieval Crusade, Susan J. Ridyard, ed. (Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2004), pp. 85-95.

“The Enduring Myths of the Fourth Crusade,” World History Bulletin 20 (2004): 11-14.

“The Chrysobull of Alexius I Comnenus to the Venetians: The Date and the Debate,” Journal of Medieval History 28 (2002): 23-41.

“Venice’s Hostage Crisis: Diplomatic Efforts to Secure Peace with Byzantium between 1171 and 1184,” in Ellen E. Kittell and Thomas F. Madden, eds., Medieval and Renaissance Venice (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999), pp. 96-108.

“Outside and Inside the Fourth Crusade,” The International History Review 17 (1995): 726-43. Reprinted in Andrew Jotischky, ed. The Crusades: Critical Concepts in History (New York: Routledge, forthcoming 2008).

“Venice and Constantinople in 1171 and 1172: Enrico Dandolo’s Attitude towards Byzantium,” Mediterranean Historical Review 8 (1993): 166-85.

“Vows and Contracts in the Fourth Crusade: The Treaty of Zara and the Attack on Constantinople in 1204,” The International History Review 15 (1993): 441-68.

“Father of the Bride: Fathers, Daughters, and Dowries in Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Venice,” Renaissance Quarterly 46 (1993): 685-711 (with Donald E. Queller).

“The Fires of the Fourth Crusade in Constantinople, 1203-1204: A Damage Assessment,” Byzantinische Zeitschrift 84/85 (1992): 72-93.

“The Serpent Column of Delphi in Constantinople: Placement, Purposes, and Mutilations,” Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies 16 (1992): 111-45.

“Some Further Arguments in Defense of the Venetians on the Fourth Crusade,” Byzantion 62 (1992): 433-73 (with Donald E. Queller).

Thomas F. Madden