Impact Of The Crusades In Europe

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The Crusades (1095 – 1300 CE) were a significant catalyst for the dawn of the Modern Era (1500 - present), directly leading to the Renaissance (1300 – 1600), Protestant Reformation (1517 – 1800s), and the Age of Discovery (1450 – 1650 CE). The Crusades contributed to the catalyst for the Renaissance through the return of classical knowledge and international trade to Europe. The Crusades failure was a catalyst of the fracturing of the Roman Catholic Church, leading to the Protestant Reformation. The Crusades were a catalyst for the Age of Discovery through the return of trade between Europe and the Middle East, which led to further exploration of the world
The Crusades were a catalyst for the Renaissance through the return of classical knowledge
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Martin Luther’s (1483 – 1546) 95 Theses contributed to the fracturing of the Catholic Church with its criticism; however, it was through Henry the VIII of England (1491 – 1547), who wanted a divorce, the began the investiture and conflict between the nobles and the Pope, until the divisions within the church emerged. The Protestant Reformation brought a change to the medieval institution of religion, becoming a marker for the beginning of the Modern Era. Furthermore, the Protestant Reformation was a consequence of the Crusades that crippled the infallible authority of the Pope, ultimately becoming a catalyst for the dawn of the modern …show more content…
The Protestant Reformation’s change in the Catholic Church’s authority was a consequence of the Crusades, and allowed for the Renaissance to flourish as well as became a marker for the dawn of the Modern Era. The Age of Discovery brought the Old and New World together as a result of the Crusades bringing trade back to Europe, becoming a marker for the dawn of the Modern Era. The Crusades were a momentous catalyst for the dawn of the Modern Era, and its failure to conquer the Holy Lands led to the Renaissance, Protestant Reformation, and the Age of

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