First Crusade

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  • The First Crusade: The Cause And Effects Of The First Crusades

    religion or class. Many of these types of wars have been unsuccessful in achieving this goal and only one notable, historical crusade has done this and has succeeded, but at a price. There hasn’t been a movement more momentous than the First Crusade. The First Crusade was a pilgrimage turned military expedition to Jerusalem that was sponsored by Pope Urban II at the Council of Clement in November 1095 in the aspiration to set out from the west to the recover the holy city from the hands of the Muslims. The aim of this paper is to examine the causes…

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  • The Crusade And The First Crusade

    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 First Crusade: The Rise Of The Crusades

    quickly defeated them. This ended Muslim resistance to the Crusaders for the time (“Jerusalem Captured in First Crusade”). The news of this miraculous event started to spread from Jerusalem all the way back to Europe. Now that the Crusaders took back their holy lands, Christians could go on their journeys of faith and have no fears of death. Sadly, the news never made it back to Pope Urban II. Urban passed away in 1099, only two weeks after the capture of Jerusalem (“Pope Urban II Orders First…

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  • Differences Of The First Crusades

    The First Crusade had many parties involved like the Christians, Muslims, Jews, and Byzantine citizens. From these parties, Muslims and Christians had both unfavorable views of each other and antagonistic relationships. The relationship between the Christians and Jews was one of the killer and killed and the Jews reacted with dread, terror, and resentment. The Byzantine emperor considered the Christians family and considered the thought of killing them in battle “fratricide” . During the First…

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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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  • Impact Of The First Crusades

    The First Crusade and How it Effected Today The First Crusade of nine effected the future without even knowing it. The Crusades were religious battles. Had the Crusades not happened many things that happen today, would not. One example is the impact the Crusades had in European expansion. If the First Crusade had not happened then the other eight would not have occurred either. If none of these had occurred the world would be a much different place. The First Crusade began in 1096 and…

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  • The Crusade: The Tragic Events Of The First Crusades

    Over a hundred 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…

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  • Causes And Consequences Of The First Crusades

    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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  • Effects Of The First Crusades

    The First Crusade was the first and most successful of a series of holy wars that defined the Middle Ages. Ostensibly a religious mission to regain the Holy Land, the crusade changed the ways the nobility interacted and opened western Europe to new ideas. While the goal of the First Crusade was to “rescue” Jerusalem, its most lasting effect was the strengthening of the Catholic Church. At the behest of the Pope, Urban II, a large group of French nobles went to try to recapture Jerusalem. The…

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  • Causes Of The First Crusade

    would form the modern world. The First Crusade was a Christian attempt at regaining Jerusalem, the Holy Land. It stemmed further than this, however. Pope Urban II had heard word that Christians were being persecuted in the Middle East, and the Byzantine Emperor, Alexius Comnenus, pleaded for his help against the advancing Muslims. Pope Urban agreed to help Comnenus despite the fact that they were on opposite sides on the Christian schism. As well…

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