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    to last four years but in 1187 Raynald attacked a caravan. Saladin once again went to battle against the Franks culminating in his overwhelming victory which decimated the Frankish ranks to the extent most of the Crusader strongholds, including Jerusalem itself, fell easily to the Muslim army of…

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    The Last Five Crusades

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    Pope Urban II made a plea to retake Jerusalem and the holy lands. In total there were eight Crusades lasting around 196 years, however, the last five Crusades were very ineffective and the first Crusade was the only holy war which was a success in taking Jerusalem. People who took up the cross to fight for the church were called crusaders; motivated by the religious and economic gains of the…

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    both negative and positively in a number of ways. It also has left a lasting impact on the outside world. The First Crusade was propelled at the Levant with purpose of safeguarding Christians and bringing the Christians holy places particularly Jerusalem once more into (European) Christian hands. Of all the crusades in the region, the First was the best, and prompted the production of little nations in the Levant, known as the crusader states.…

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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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    Hermit Vs Crusades

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    occurred from the 5th to the 15th century. It started with the fall of the Roman Empire and ended with the merge into the Renaissance time. Crusades mainly happen because of the expansion of the Muslim Empire that took control of Jerusalem, not permitting pilgrims into Jerusalem. Crusades were expeditions in Medieval period called by popes to recover Christian properties and those who participated took vows and were promised forgiveness of all their sins. King Louis IX of France also known as…

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    Third Crusade Causes

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    Third Crusade,the battles,the armies,the leaders and finally the outcome of this battle for the Holy Land.The Third Crusade occurred in the year of 1189 and lasted for a difficult three years.(Wiki) The Third crusade was caused by the capture of Jerusalem in 1187 by Saladin who was muslim.(A&E)The spreading of word that the Holy City had be captured by muslims spread like wildfire, soon the people would shout and scream for war,they wanted another crusade and that is exactly what they would get.…

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    The Knights Templar/ William Hansard The Knights Templar was an ancient group knights that acted upon Christianity and were used as a military force. They were assigned to attack and raid muslim soldiers. The original knights were led by Sir Raymond of Saint-Gilles, Godfrey of Bouillon, Hugh of Vermandois and Bohemond of Taranto. The Templars ended up doing what they called Crusades in which they went and attacked threats to Israel. There were a total of six Crusades. By the first they were…

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    3rd Crusades

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    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 are the first, second, third and fourth crusades. The First Crusade was called by Pope Urban II November, 1095 in the town of Clermont (Phillips).…

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    Crusade lasted from 1095–1099 and took place at the Holy Land in Jerusalem because. In 1095, the armies of Christians from Western Europe responded to Pope Urban II’s plea to go to war against Muslim forces in the Holy Land, this is why the First Crusade began. The Christians won The First Crusade by seizing armies on their way to take back Jerusalem. Since the crusades won their fight it encourage other armies to try to take over Jerusalem. Unfortunately, these armies were defeated in Asia…

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    Primary Source Analysis 3 1) As most Christian histories of the crusades begin with pope urban II’s call in 1095, for the recovery of holy places. But Ibn Al-Athir being native of Mosul see it differently, as all Muslim sees the Crusades. He mention the crusades as not being recovery of holy places of Christianity, rather, it was war against the Islam religion. He further stated in his writing saying that, “They invaded the territories of Islam”. In his writing he clearly indicated that it was…

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