Alexios I Komnenos

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  • The Crusade And The First Crusade

    battle of Manzikert (1071). Being asked for help from the Byzantine emperor Alexius I, Pope Urban II supported but took it in the other way. He called upon pilgrims to be on the journey to Jerusalem with the purpose of taking the Holy Land from the Muslims. First Crusade was referred to the first journey of thousand people including Pope Urban II, Peter the Hermit, Nobles, Knights, and Peasants to the East. People’s Crusade killed hundreds of Jews during the First Crusade and entered Jerusalem in mid-July 1099. The Knights Templar was formed in 1096 to protect pilgrims to the Holy…

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  • The Crusades Of Pope Urban II

    should not be manipulated to promote and execute the wills of the government and the government should not interfere with a person’s religious beliefs and practices. Many of the fighters that signed up to fight in the crusades did so as a result of the persuasive speech by Pope Urban II, fearing going to hell if they did not. Emperor Alexius I imposed his desires for the State onto the Church by urging the Pope to help him fight the Muslims, overtaking so much land, so that he would have his…

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  • Christian History: The Crusades

    Most of Europe was under control of the Emperor Alexius I Comnenus. The Crusades helped to break down the feudal aristocracy, giving more power to the kings and the people. Many of the nobles that set out on the journey did not return, which gave more land to the Royals of that time. (Alchin, 2014.) Crusades caused changes in nation’s relationships with each other, and even new political states were made because of it. During the first Crusade, emperor Alexius A forces all crusading general to…

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  • The Crusade: The Failure Of The First Crusades

    Before the First Crusades had started, the Byzantine Empire was having troubles protecting themselves from the Muslim Seljuk Turks. The Muslims were able to conquer some of the Byzantines land, as they were able to acquire Turkey and Armenia. As a result the Emperor Alexias went to ask Pope Urban the second for protection against the Muslims. Pope Urban looked at this as a way to gain land for the Christian faith and accepted, he gave a speech calling all Christians to join forces to claim…

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  • The Effects Of The First Crusades In Medieval Europe

    The First Crusade, also the most successful, began with the speech of Pope Urban II at Clermont on 27 November 1095, and was initially a response to the request for armed aid against the Turks made by the Byzantine Emperor Alexius I. However, its purpose quickly shifted and it in turn became the largest mass pilgrimage of the eleventh century, though it differed from all the others in once crucial respect, in that it was, at the same time, a war, one set against what was by some referred to as…

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  • The Tragic Events Of The First Crusade

    thousand people died during the time of the First Crusade. The First Crusade was a devastatingly long fight between the Christians and the Seljuk Turks for many reasons, but the main reason being because the Seljuk Turks were residing in Jerusalem. The Christians had many reasons for starting the First Crusade which impacted the Christian and Islamic relationship forever. The capture of Jerusalem by the Muslim forces along with the letter sent to Pope Urban II by Emperor Alexius I asking for…

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  • First Crusade Persuasive Essay

    for which they were claimed to be called for. This primary source of Pope Urban II’s speech and other sources help to display how the Crusades were started on a variety of false pretenses. The Crusades are often referred to as a “Holy War,” however due to the many non-religious motivations behind them and vast non-religious consequences from them they are not purely a religious war. In Pope Urban’s speech at Clermont, religious reasons are given as the main purpose for the Crusades. After…

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  • Causes And Consequences Of Medieval Crusades

    Causes and Consequences of the medieval Crusades The Christian crusades arose from the Byzantine Empire 's struggles, and the misunderstandings between the Turks and Christian travelers. Byzantine used these misunderstandings to Byzantines ' own advantage to strengthen itself, during a critically weak moment for the empire. The crusades that broke out became many holy wars and lasted from 1096-1270. These holy wars caused a lasting impact on the economy and surrounding areas. Princess Anna…

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  • Edward Scissorhands-Personal Narrative

    jumped into the shower and got out 10 minutes later. 'What the hell do I wear? Are we going somewhere nice or casual? Should I text her and see? Fuck it, I 'll surprise her. ' Carmilla decided to wear her black skinny jeans with the tear on the kneecaps, her leather boots, and a black top that slightly showed off her stomach. She had the abs, so why not impress Laura? She wore her hair in the usual way, curls draping down her shoulders, while her bangs swooped over her…

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  • Similarities And Differences Between Eastern And Western Religions

    left his family, God would bless him and grant his own nation. The Jewish people were able to endure because they created laws taught the followers how to eat, dress and live among other things. These laws separated them from people who weren’t Jewish which kept them free to develop their religion without influence. Their view of the family structure and the ultimate belief in god kept them faithful to their religion in times of prosecution. The next religion, Christianity, has the same…

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