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    Ignatius Of Loyola Essay

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    Throughout history there has been many important individuals who have made an impact on our society, and influenced Christians around the world. Ignatius of Loyola was a man who made significant contributions by developing a systematic program for “The conquest of self, and the regulation of one’s life,” for service to the Catholic Church (Spielvogel, 281). He was gravely wounded while serving in the Spanish military fighting against the French. While slowly recuperating, Ignatius of Loyola…

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    The Middle Ages deserves to be called the Dark ages because it was a period in time that caused sorrow and death. It was a period in time that caused many people to wander if there is a better life out there, or even in the future for the next genoration. There were many invasions that killed thousands of lives and destroyed the peace. Disease is another main reason because not only did it cause so much harm, but it also left a mark on history killing many people. It also deserves to be called…

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    The Crusades sparked a time of change throughout Europe, and brought light to the Dark Ages. During this time period, violence replaced rational thought which, along with the feudal system, sent Europe into a period of pure chaos. Through feudalistic manors, trade in Europe came to an abrupt stop and almost all people had their life dictated by the person above them in the feudal system. Living in a constant state of fear, many people left their manors to fight for Christianity and the taking…

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    The Crusades: A Catalyst for Exploration “God, glory, and gold--not necessarily in that order--took post-Renaissance Europeans to parts of the globe they had never before seen.”, states Larry Schweikart and Michael Patrick Allen at the beginning of their book, A Patriot’s History of the United States (Schweikart). Discoveries stemming from the Crusades’ driven hunger for gold and righteousness are explored in this paper along with contemporary examples of discoveries made to meet wartime needs.…

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    Mongolian Empire Essay

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    In order to investigate how the expansion and approval of the Mongolian Empire and the customs of its conquered countries came to change Mongolian culture, what must be analyzed is the influence of fear that the Mongolians displayed to all their enemies, the effectiveness of trade and economics thanks to new roads and connections with businesses, and the growing community of the Mongolian society with the association of many ethnicities. When Genghis Khan united the Steppes Tribes, his military…

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    In this paper I would like to explain the first Crusade and the conquest of Jerusalem using both Muslim and Christian sources, and to focus on pointing out the taking of the city and the similarities and differences in these sources. As Ibn Al-Athir was a bystander for the Third Crusade. He is the most accurate narrative from the Muslim point of view for the three crusades and he was able to write the history of the Muslim world. The franks overthrow Jerusalem by moving on to there after…

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    Calling of the First Crusade The significance of the calling of the First Crusade by Pope Urban II is the fall of Jerusalem, which happened directly, as well as the fall of Constantinople and the Crusades that followed. The First Crusade lasted three years and resulted in the fall of Jerusalem. The Second and Third Crusade lasted two and five years respectively. The Fourth Crusade last two years and resulted in the fall of the city of Constantinople. The Fifth Crusade lasted eight years,…

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    opinion as to why the Crusades began, some historians state that the cause of these massive military attacks launched by Western Europe on the vast Islamic territories for over a span of two hundred years, was mainly religion. This claim being supported more so by the Christian historians, a huge number of Muslim historians conclude that the underlying factor was after all gaining power, land and wealth on the part of the Christians. If one was to list down the causes of these Crusades, they…

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    Byzantine Religion

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    Throughout centuries, The Byzantine Empire was a center for arts, architecture and religion. Under the leadership of The Patriarchate of Constantinople, the Byzantines stood still as the cornerstone of the Orthodox world. While many churches were built during the empire’s 1120-year life, but most of them vanished over time either getting destroyed or being converted. However, one of them, an old tiny church overshadowed by the mighty Hagia Sophia, stayed where it was despite the powers against…

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    The Crusades Though they are a dark part of the Christian history, it is still very important to remember how and why the Crusades occurred. The Crusades began first in 1093 when Alexius Comnenus, the Byzantine emperor sent an appeal to the Count of Flanders to ask for help against Muslim turks who had threatened to take over his capital, Constantinople. Over the next 300 years there would be several of different Crusades. (TEXTBOOK, 2009.) Later In 1095 Pope Urban II called for this attack on…

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