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    efforts in mobilizing an army to repel the Seljuks and their greater Islamic expansion. This series of events established the setting of what historians call the Crusades. To explore the significance of the Crusades, it is necessary to further establish its origins and discuss the Crusades themselves. The…

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    attaining the Kingdom. However, the crusaders were lacking funds, thus they could not delay much longer. Nevertheless, on June 1192, there was another advance on Jerusalem. Due to the lack of supplies, they withdrew to Ascalon. With this withdraw the crusade broke up, and many of them went back home. Richard, however, withdrew to acre, and launched an attack on Beirut. Saladin also launched an attack on Jaffa, and the…

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    3rd Crusades

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    The Crusades, Military expiditions in the 12th through the 14th centuries by the catholic church in response to muslim agression (Madden). At the end of the 11th century almost 2/3 of the ancient christean world had been taken over by muslims (Madden). This made the catholic church feel threatened leading to an outburst of violence. The main goals of the crusades were to retake the Holy Land of Jerusalem and to stop muslim expansion (Madden). The crusades we will be focusing on during this paper…

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    The Christian Crusades Almost 200 years ago during the middle ages, the crusades wrested control over the Palestine Region from Selcuk turks due to a series of military incursions that were made up of christian armies from western europe. The control that the christian crusades had over the Holy land were tenuous at its best. Today, the crusades that Hollywood has put in our minds: glorious and righteous warriors in form of knights leading the crusades, anointed by god to save the Holy land…

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    The First Crusade began in 1095, when armies of Christians from Western Europe responded to Pope Urban II’s plea to go to war against Muslim forces in the Holy Land. After the First Crusade achieved its goal; with the Crusaders having slaughtered hundreds of men, women, and children in their invasion of the city of Jerusalem in 1099, the Christians set up several Christian states. Muslims in the region vowed to wage jihad, or Holy War, to regain control over the region. Many of the Crusaders…

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    The Crusades were a series of religious wars between Christians and Muslims that took place during 1095 CE- 1291 CE. The main purpose of the Crusades was that both religious groups wanted to take possession of the Holy Land (Jerusalem). There were 9 major Crusades in total, which are called the Principle Crusades. There were also shorter and less significant Crusades in between each Principle Crusade that are called Minor Crusades. These wars had various effects on the world, especially in…

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    ‘Crusade’ is a non-medieval Franco-Spanish hybrid that has been considered synonymous to the pursuit of a good cause. The Crusades were a series of on and off religious wars fought between the years from 1096 to 1487 under the authority of various Popes. The Crusades were basically fought for the recovery of the Holy Land. They were ordered by Pope Urban II in 1095, and within months the first Europeans had arrived in the Middle East to rid the Holy Land of Muslims. One story particularly…

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    Relics, crusades and people Relics obtained in the crusades became a significant part of pilgrimage, in fact the church adapted a larger apes for better storage. Relics such as the crown of thorns justify Jesus (the son of god) and his word because many people where poor they went on crusades for relics, land, wealth, and the word of god. I intend to argue and utilize artifacts obtained in the crusades. The majority of images will come from Art History fifth edition by Maryn Stostand and as…

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    duels the Muslim army received reinforcements allowing Saad to order an unsuccessful attack against the Persian defenders. On the third day, Rostam ordered a Persian attack which was repulsed leading to heavy causalities on both sides. Similarly the fourth day culminated in an unsuccessful Muslim attack upon the Persian position in an attempt to conclude the conflict. While the final day of the battle took place largely in the midst of a large sandstorm during which Rostam was killed and the…

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    Rodney Stark’s book, God’s Battalions: The Case for The Crusades, is an overview of the highly controversial Christian Crusades into the land of Israel from a predominantly Christian perspective. Stark covers reasons for why the Crusades happened, how they happened, and the effects they had on the people and culture who took part. In addition to this, Stark refutes many of the commonly shared claims about the Crusades and Christianity of that time, opposing views that hold Christians responsible…

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