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    The speech at the Council of Clermont by pope Urban II was the defining moment in Crusades ideology, creating the foundation for the first large scale Crusades to take place. With the newly found five accounts of the Council I’ll try to paint an accurate picture as possible of what exactly occurred. There is no official transcript from pope Urban II; instead these documents provide first hand accounts of what occurred. Whether they are reliable or not is another matter. Since each document differs in content it’s best to look at the similarities that they each share as a way to piece together what possibly could have occurred. One of the most prominent and reoccurring patterns throughout the documents is the continuous use of God and biblical…

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    and cruelty of raging tigers.” I think that this passage is important because of how elegant it makes a horrific battle sound. While I do believe that religion was a key role in the Battle of Poitiers, it’s also important to note that the battle was for an establishment of Frankish power throughout Western Europe. This is a perfect example of how a war that was really about power, was made to look like a war fought for religion. A speech given at Clermont in 1095 by Pope Urban II is one of the…

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    This was the key to make the first crusade into a reality. With the conclusion of the Council of Clermont came with a rehearse show of power of who will serve the leader of the Roman Church forces (John Ott, 10/13/2016). The crusade was to help the Latin Christendom bothers in the east, the king Alexios I Komnenos. The king of Continoplas, Alexios Komnenos, had requested aide in defending his realm from further Muslim advancements. But with the great spirit of some nobles lay defected Urban II’s…

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    Crusades Religious Factors

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    times, was counterproductive and actually strengthened Finucane’s points occasionally. Therefore, I would concede that the primary motivation behind the Crusades was not religious. Initiation of the Crusades was due to increasingly turbulent relations between Christians and Muslims, economic development, trade route control, and others, which were all selfishly motivated. The Council of Clermont in 1095, allowed Pope Urban II to be the catalyst who stirred the furor within people all…

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    The idea is one that looks at the violence and mass killings, and does not see the contradictions. Once again, the previous goal of peace for God was in place. So, what lead to the massacre? Certainly not something as pure as love. II. Territory and Unnecessary Violence The First Crusade in 1096, lead Pope Urban II to issue a call for arms against the growing heretic influence in the Speech at Council of Clermont, 1095. The pope through his “power of God ” used religious indoctrination to…

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    Fontevraud Research Paper

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    Saint-Hilaire, leading Poitiers in Montsoreau and Candes, has become the center of the foundation. Nearly three hundred women willing to be cloistered. Divine service is provided by Robert disciples who received the priesthood: the others are devoted to physical work. Housed in part, to the monastery of St. John, said St. John of the Habit, they are placed under the control of religious, as St. John was washed by Christ on the cross as that of the Virgin. The Saint-Lazare priory houses the…

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    The First Crusade began in 1096 after Pope Urban II’s speech at the Council of Clermont in 1095. One version of Urban’s Speech at Clermont was recorded by Fulcher de Chartes, a priest who also participated in the Crusades. While this version of Pope Urban II’s speech is one of the more reliable sources of the said speech, there is still a great chance for bias especially as Fulcher de Chartes was a crusader himself. This one speech, whether or not it was an accurate recording of what Pope Urban…

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    so when the Council labels students their profession, he wishes for the Scholar label. Unfortunately the decision didn’t go as planned. After receiving the label of being a street sweeper, Equality 7-2521 finds a tunnel from The Unmentionable Times. This tunnel becomes his “experimentation lab”. In this lab, he re-invents electricity and presents the invention to the Council of Scholars. The Council asks Equality 7-2521 if he made the invention alone. He replied with yes. “‘What is not done…

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    someone’s beliefs or attitude. This method is also shown in Anthem by the council keeping everyone in a “we” mindset and changing them over originally. One way of brainwashing…

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    School Observation

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    I traveled to the government center in toledo to attend a meeting with a small group of government students. Along the way, we got lost but eventually found the tall white building that one of our friends described to us as the government center. I found a parking spot and paid the parking meter. We walked the rest of the way in the unpredicted humid May weather. The building was refreshingly cool; the inside was presented in a sophisticated manner. I could not help but feel out of place in my…

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