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    The Crusades Dbq

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    that remained threatened by the Arab advances were the Byzantines. This threat to the Byzantine Empire sparked the Crusades, a series of military campaigns with the purpose of recapturing Christian holy sites. These campaigns gave more power to the Pope, and the campaign also gave more power to the Christian nations that participated. The primary reason the Europeans joined the Crusades was religious motivation and the will to drive Muslims out of the Holy Land. The Europeans believed that…

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    reader, by using historical evidence, strong synthesis, and a strong sense of understanding. I will try and relate the “Crusades” to the modern day tragedies cause from Middle Eastern hate groups like “ISIL.” The Crusades were extraordinarily interesting, and lengthy religious battles that lasted from the 11th century all the way to the 13th century. There were seven major crusades and they all involved a variety of different countries and cultures. However, the main two combatants were Western…

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    These fears and misconceptions are unfortunate, but not a new thing. Christians have long viewed the “Mohammedans” with fear and distrust, a great example of this being the Catholic Crusades, a five century struggle to “liberate” the Holy Land from the native Muslim populations. These fears and misunderstandings continued into the Renaissance and Early modern periods, prompted by the Ottoman Empire’s constant attempts to push into Europe…

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    When the word crusade appears in either a sentence or in a verbal statement it automatically begins to raise concerns in ideas due to problematic historical references being recalled and even present day social problems. The infamous idea of the crusade refers to the medieval era, 500AD-1500AD, where there was a rise in European military expeditions. This rise in military power created a series of European “crusades” and campaigns in attempt to recover the Holy Land from the Muslims. Even in…

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    Epic Of The Cid Analysis

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    The Epic of the Cid is a poem recounting the tales of the historical Cid, Rodrigo Dìaz de Vivar, a hero to the Spanish people. The poem was written by an unknown, Spanish author in the 1200s, during the Reconquista, to immortalize the story of the great hero of Spain. The Reconquista lasted almost 780 years and was a series of wars between Christians lords and Muslims moors. The Reconquista sought to cleanse the Iberian peninsula of all things non-christian. The poem shows the significance of…

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    Eleanor Of Aquitaine

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    Introduction The focus of this report will be Eleanor of Aquitaine and the legacy on Medieval Europe. The sign legacy that Eleanor left in the Second Crusade. Eleanor of Aquitaine The court of William IX, the Grandfather of Eleanor of Aquitaine was where Eleanor grew up. Young Eleanor was constantly surrounded by poetry, music, and most notably, courtly love. Eleanor of Aquitaine also knew how to ride a horse proficiently, could speak Latin, learned history, arithmetic and she knew how to…

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    Islamic Expansion Essay For 128 years the religious Islamic words spread quickly and the religion was practiced. Over more years more people learned and spread religious beliefs to friends and family creating more followers, or Muslims, expanding the empire. The early spread of the Islamic religions empire started with the prophet Muhammad. The prophet had gone to pray in a cave when Allah, or God, sent Angel Gabriel down to tell Muhammad that he was Allah’s new prophet and that he shall…

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    W.W. Jacobs Biography and Short Story Connections ‘’The Monkey’s Paw’’ starts out in a rural part of England, on a ‘’stormy night’’ (1). The White family is waiting for Sergeant Charles Morris, friend of Father. When considering the current weather, the Whites begin to think he will not show. After a while, he finally arrives. The Whites and Morris share some drinks and laughs. Morris begins to tell stories of his travels, including the story of the Monkey’s paw. This discussion heats up very…

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    The Role of Warfare in Religion Throughout history, the attitudes that Christianity, Hinduism, and Islam have had towards war have changed, and have affected each religion 's development throughout history. The study of warfare in the context of religion is important, because the ability of the three largest religions to survive to the modern day is only partly due to their religious messages. Rather, in times of conflict, religious warfare protected the foundations and peoples of each religion…

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    The Borgia family came from Torre de Canals, which laid in the foothills of the mountains to the Valencia in the kingdom of Aragon. The Borgia’s became landed elitists and were rewarded estates as a reward for the services fighting the Muslim Moors, who ruled Spain during the eighth century. Essentially, the Borgia’s became opportunists and adventurers with an eager ambition to rise above their minor status. Alonso de Borgia, a man who’s greatest success came from when he helped end the Great…

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