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    The Elgin Marbles are artifacts removed from the Greek Parthenon in the early 1800's and taken to England by the Ambassador to Constantinople. Lord Elgin wanted to save the priceless artifacts from complete destruction or removal. He then obtained permission from the occupying Turks to permanently remove the artifacts and keep them in England. Lord Elgin's collection was later bought by the British government and displayed for the public, where the marbles remain today. The Elgin…

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    Ottoman Turks’ first appearance The loom of the Ottoman came upon after the decline of the Seljurk Turks’s empire. The arrival of the first Ottomans, alias ghazis (Turkish warriors or raiders), to Anatolia (formerly called Asia Minor) was intended to evade the forces of Mongols. At first, the Turkish tribes were nomadic pastoralists but when the Seljuk Empire’s power was slowly falling apart, the Turks, under the rule of Osman, began occupying, invading other territories for power and wealth…

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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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    The First Crusade had many parties involved like the Christians, Muslims, Jews, and Byzantine citizens. From these parties, Muslims and Christians had both unfavorable views of each other and antagonistic relationships. The relationship between the Christians and Jews was one of the killer and killed and the Jews reacted with dread, terror, and resentment. The Byzantine emperor considered the Christians family and considered the thought of killing them in battle “fratricide” . During the First…

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    Crusade, the religious war started by the catholic Christian to capture the holy city of Jerusalem. Pope Urban II, the leader of catholic Christian started the war in 1095. He wanted to increase his personal power, stop the Seljuk Turks and a safe route to Holy land. Seizing the opportunity given by the feudal system, Peter the hermit inspired all to join the force against the Muslim force. Noble wanted the crusade to continue to become more rich and powerful. Peasant were inspired by the…

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    assist him in fighting back the Seljuk Turk’s expansion and occupation and recover the lost territories. Pope Urban II added the argument of redeeming the Holy Land from infidel Muslim expansion and occupation and harassing Christian pilgrimage to Jerusalem. Over the course of the Crusades, the many differences existing between Western and Eastern Christians became irreversible. Historian and notable expert on the crusades Christopher Tyerman states in his most recent research that the…

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    command of Pope Urban II’s, 1905 the crusades begin to merge efforts to answer the request of Alexius I of the Eastern Byzantine Empire. He made the call to the Western church to assist in the upcoming invasion of the Muslims in an effort to secure Jerusalem, the Holy Land. There were four distinct army units led by…

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    Byzantine Empire. The Fourth crusade was issued by Pope Innocent III who succeeded to the papacy in January 1198, and the preaching of a new crusade became the prime goal of his pontificate. He called upon Western Europe to lend aid to take control of Jerusalem by way of taking it from the south through Egypt as planned by Richard the Lionhearted. At the time of this call to action France and England were at war with each other, and the Germans were fighting the Papal power over the common…

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    The crusades were a series of religious wars. They took place in the medieval period from 1095 to 1291. The first crusade was the first attempt to take over the Holy land, it was ordered by Pope Urban II. After that, a total of nine crusades took place. There were an array of people who travelled to the Holy Land crusades including peasants’ knights and second sons. Although the crusades failed to capture the Holy land, they had several impacts on Western Europe. One of the changes was cultural.…

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    The Crusades were a series of religious wars between Christians and Muslims that took place during 1095 CE- 1291 CE. The main purpose of the Crusades was that both religious groups wanted to take possession of the Holy Land (Jerusalem). There were 9 major Crusades in total, which are called the Principle Crusades. There were also shorter and less significant Crusades in between each Principle Crusade that are called Minor Crusades. These wars had various effects on the world, especially in…

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