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    Israel in relation to its Arabic neighbors. Politically, economically, and religiously disconnected from its territorial surroundings, with heavy reliance on Western powers for security and growth, Israel almost parallels the experience of the Christian Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem. Though despite being territorially surrounded by, and economically and militarily inferior to, its Arabic and orthodox neighbors—mainly the Byzantines to the north in Anatolia, the Fatimid Caliphate to the south in the Nile river basin, and the Seljuk Empire to the east—the new kingdom enjoyed relative success and stability throughout the twelfth century. This phenomenon lays at the heart of my proposed research.…

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    CRUSADES AND THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN The crusade is the group of wars which was undertaken by Christians of the western European which was done to control from the Muslim. These wars was held between 11th, 12th and the 13th century. This history is mostly about the wars and the political situations between the kingdoms. In the movie Kingdom of Heaven (2005) presents the drama related to the history of the crusades which started in an ancient time. This story is about the crusades of the kings and…

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    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 Jerusalem and the Holy Land. To further motivate people the Pope promised any past sins would be cleansed if they were to join the crusades. This brought many volunteers that had no experience, Peter the hermit took advantage this and created the…

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    In 1096, Pope Urban II decreed that the crusaders had to give Alexius I, emperor of the Byzantine Empire the lands that they seized. During the siege of Antioch, Alexius I abandoned the crusaders to defend themselves against infidels, therefore, after the fall of Jerusalem, the crusaders did not obey Urban II’s order because they felt betrayed by Alexius I. In 1099, after the crusaders celebrated their victory, they concluded that they had to repopulate the city, appoint a rule, and expand…

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    Turks moved from Central Asia to Middle West in the eleventh CE century. One of the tribes called the Seljuk Turks, occupied Persia and then moved west slowly. Battle of Manzikert in 1071 CE is where the Seljuk Turks met Byzantine emperor and his army. The Byzantine emperor was killed, and army was destroyed. After taken over Byzantine the Seljuk Turks moved into Anatolia. Moving south again the were able to occupy the Holy Land. Religion played a role in the origins of the Crusades or…

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    The Crusades- “ History’s most successful failures ” During the time period of 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries, the Muslim force expand massively and rapid around the continent of Europe, pluming the people of multiple nations including the Holy Land of Jerusalem into the worshipping of the religion of Muslim. During this time is when the Crusades were introduced and appear as the holy expeditions. The Crusades were destine to create a successful mark on history, which then over 100 years they…

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    Byzantium and the Muslims We have all heard about the Crusades, how two main religions went to war against each other in the name of God. But what were the Crusades really about? The Crusades was a time when two religions, Christianity and Islam, went to war against each other. This was a time when tension between the two religions as well as Judaism resulted in eight major Crusades between 1096 and 1291 and even a Children’s Crusade that ended in a catastrophe. According to Pope Urban II, he…

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    To keep control over the crusader states, like Edessa, some European lords were slaved. The Holy Order of Knights attacked back, when a Crusader state was stormed, the two most powerful monarchs involved were Emperor Conrad III and King Louis VII. Most of the Crusaders ended up going home and the plan was unsuccessful because the Emperor and the King both wanted to take over Damascus instead of protecting Edessa. The few Crusaders who stayed, helped defend Jerusalem. The Sixth Crusade This…

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    with crusades was to save Jerusalem from the Islamic rule at that time. As much as crusades were for advancing the cause of Christ, they began as a way to free the Christians from the Islamic rule and force. This research paper explains all the crusades that started in Europe and determines if the crusades signify Christian worldviews. The first crusade in Europe took place in 1095, and it was a response to the pope’s call to fight in opposition to the Muslim forces that had started to engulf…

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    The Third Crusades

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    and is near the city of Jerusalem. Richard was known to think through his problems and did not want to rush into any unnecessary complications. The Battle of Acre took twenty-three months of non-stop bloodshed, until the Muslims were finally besieged. Saladin wanted the remaining refugees alive for a ransom, but Richard did not know that, due to a collapse in the payment procedure. Following this event, King Philip left to France after the Battle of Acre because of fatigue and malady. “Richard…

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