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    The Crusades Essay

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    increased hatred between the Muslims and Christians. The first four crusades took place in Jerusalem, the Holy…

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    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 simply went home, since they had completed their task. To govern the conquered territory, those who remained established four ‘Crusader states’ in Jerusalem, Edessa, Antioch and Tripoli. Muslim forces began gaining ground in their own…

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    Crusade in the Middle East The definition of crusade is pilgrimage journey. The Crusades that were hurled on the holy land in 1095 at the convention of Clermont from Urban II speech to siege and defeat of Jerusalem in 1099 by the Crusaders (Kohler, 2013). This crusade commenced a new phase of affiliation among the West and the Near East. The first Crusade represented the war against the Muslim to aid Byzantines to take back control over the Holy Land. Many innocent people were…

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    African coast, in Egypt, Arabia, Syria, and Mesopotamia, gaining support for the jihad on the Kingdom of Jerusalem. He was also known on both sides of his conflicts for his great qualities, the crusaders respected him for his chivalry. 2.) (Saladin’s Upbringing) Born to a well-known Kurdish…

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    James Of Vitry Analysis

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    According to Tiffany Vann Sprecher, James of Vitry (c. 1160-1240) student of Peter de Chanter, was an Augustinian canon whose written legacy includes a Vita of the famous beguine Mary of Oignies and nearly 450 model sermons for preachers to deliver as written or to use as inspiration in writing their own sermons. “The remission of sins and the reward of eternal life” was one of the sermons pictured of Urban preaching by James of Vitry appeals to the nobles’ hope for remission of sins and…

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    into Galilee and besieged the city of Tiberias on July 2 1187, the Franks marched to relieve the siege and defeat the Saracen army. It can be suggested that the failure of the Frankish army at the Battle of Hattin marked the end of the Frankish Kingdom in the Holy Land which had existed for eighty-eight years , though some resisted long after…

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    First Crusades

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    The seventh crusade was slightly successful but yet it wasn’t. It was led by Thibault IV and he briefly recaptured Jerusalem though he lost it again in 1244 to a new force called the Khwarazmian forces “Crusades”. The eighth crusade was led by King Louis in 1249 and ended a year later after defeat “Crusades”. After many new groups started to show up, King Louis tried…

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    Christians were impatient to take back Jerusalem which is known as their holy land. The church had the power to Knights, Chiefs and even Popes that were impatient to transfer their religion to other nations. The Islamic militaries were full of power an energy and took over North Africa and most of Spain. When the first crusade started, a request came from Pope Urban II to the Christian armies to go fight against the Muslim armies in the holy land, Jerusalem. When the first crusade captured…

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    There was hatred against earthly desires and the zealous piety drove towards practising the religion to the full. The holy land attracted attention as being the most sacred and holy of all the relics. The pilgrims to holy Jerusalem ignited a kind of yearning in the people that made it easy to persuade people to fight for taking back the Holy Land. These are some of the true causes of the Crusades. The crusading movement involved men and women from every country in Europe and…

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    The Children's Crusade

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    The crusades took place over about 200 years. It wasn’t just one big fight it was a series of wars and battles. There were three monolithic faiths (Christianity, Judaism, and Islamic) fighting in the crusades. Despite their common roots the differences often cause conflict between them. The first crusaders went from Constantinople to Antioch (1096-1099). They fought isolated Turk forces on the way there. In 1212, religious zeal as well as poverty gave rise to what came to be known as the…

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