Reginald Denys Pringle (born 20 September 1951) is a British archaeologist and medievalist. He is best known for his numerous publications regarding Crusader castles and Crusader-era churches in the Kingdom of Jerusalem, the 12th-13th century Crusader state in the Holy Land.
Education and careerEdit
Pringle received a Diploma in Elementary Italian at the Università per Stranieri di Perugia in 1970, then studied Archaeology and History at the University of Southampton (BA) from 1970 to 1973. He later had his DPhil in Archaeology at the Keble College, Oxford, where he received his doctorate in 1978 with a dissertation on "Sixth-century fortifications in Byzantine Africa".
In 1977, he worked temporarily at the Queen's University of Belfast. From 1979 to 1984, he was the Assistant-Director of the British School of Archeology in Jerusalem. In 1984–1985, he was a Fellow in Byzantine Studies and Fulbright Scholar at the Harvard University. From 1986 to 1999, he worked as Principal Inspector of Ancient Monuments for the Historic Buildings and Monuments Directorate, Scotland. He then worked as a professor at Cardiff University from 2001 until 2013, when he retired.
- Pringle, D.; et al. (1986). The Red Tower (al-Burj al-Ahmar): Settlement in the Plain of Sharon at the Time of the Crusaders and Mamluks A.D. 1099-1516. Monograph series 1. British School of Archaeology at Jerusalem. ISBN 0950054267. (See Burgata).
- Pringle, D. (1997). Secular buildings in the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem: an archaeological Gazetter. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0521-46010-7.
- Pringle, D. (2000). Fortification and Settlement in Crusader Palestine, Aldershot.
- Pringle, D. with R.P. Harper (2000). Belmont Castle: The Excavation of a Crusader Stronghold in the Kingdom of Jerusalem. Oxford: Oxford University Press for the Council for British Research in the Levant.
- Pringle, D. (1993). The Churches of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem: A-K (excluding Acre and Jerusalem). Vol. I. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-39036-2.
- Pringle, D. (1998). The Churches of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem: L-Z (exluding Tyre). Vol. II. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-39037-0.
- Pringle, D. (2007). The Churches of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem: The city of Jerusalem. Vol. III. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-39038-5.
- 2003: Prix Gustave Schlumberger of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres.
|Sir James Pringle|
|Reginald James Pringle (died 1980)|
|Reginald Denys Pringle|
|Sir John Simeon, 1st Baronet (1756–1824)|
|Charles Simeon (1791–1858)|
|Rebecca Cornwall (died 1830)|
|Edward Simeon (1824–1898)|
|Frances Woore (died 1882)|
|Edward Archibald Simeon (1860–1930)|
|Jeffery Amherst Willows|
|Lavinia Willows (1834–1919)|
|Charles Edward Barrington Simeon (1889–1955)|
|Rose Beaumont Eddowes (died 1933)|
|Joan Denise Simeon (1919–1996)|
|Gladys Arkle (died 1983)|
- ^ a b c d e f g h i "Professor Denys Pringle". Crusader Studies.
- ^ Reginald Denys Pringle (1978). "Sixth-century fortifications in Byzantine Africa". Oxford University.
- ^ "Professor Denys Pringle". Cardiff University.
- ^ National Library of Israel catalogue entry
- ^ "Palmarès 2003". Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres (in French).