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    The crusaders went to the Holy Land many times. There were eight major Crusades, all of them were a failure except the very first one. The crusaders wanted to take back the Holy Land from the Muslims. The Crusades were a curious mix of God and warfare, two of the chief concerns of the Middle Ages (pg 289). The Crusades were based on the idea of a holy war against the infidels or unbelievers (pg 291). The Pope convinced a lot of people to go to the Holy Land to fight for it back. The crusader…

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    Europeans. The crusades have gained a romantic glow from modern times, that takes away from its bloody, gritty reality. The crusades history of Jerusalem is evident in…

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    however he was undimmed in energy and capacity. The objective of this campaign, this Fourth Crusade was to win back the blessed city of Jerusalem. Conquered by Islamic armed forces in the seventh century, it had been recovered for Christendom by the First Crusade in 1099. In 1187, amid the Second Crusade and only 15 years before the doge's armada set sail, Jerusalem tumbled to the Muslim Saladin, who then stalemated a recuperation endeavor by the Third Crusade in 1189-1192. The Fourth Crusade…

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    waging the power over the land of Jerusalem. Christians wants the land of Jerusalem because that land is a holy land. The Pope encouraged the Christians to join this huge war as a Crusader to take away the land of Jerusalem, from the Muslim people, who originally lived in. Both sides had their own holy sites so they both wants the land so they can pray freely. Therefore, Christians had to go to war with the Muslims by traveling from Europe to the land, Jerusalem. This conflict between the two…

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    The Battle of Qadisiyya, also referred to as the Battle of al-Qādisiyyah was fought in 637 C.E. near Al-Hirah, in modern Iraq, between the invading Arab army and the Sasanid Persian forces of the region. Strategically the Battle of Qadisiyya was a decisive five day engagement between expansionist Arabs and crumbling Persian control over the region. The defeat of the Persians contextualized within the wider Arab conquests of the early seventh century ultimately led to the rise of Islamic rule…

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    European Manor System

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    1) What are some of the factors that best explain why societies in Europe developed around the Manor system in the 10th and 11th centuries? The first factor was they applied three-field system in agriculture. It meant people would divide their lands into three fields. Two fields was used for planting crops like peas, wheat, and the third one was a fallow field. However, three fields were switched for every season. For example, the field was used to use for planting crop in this season, would…

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    THE FIRST CRUSADE The First Crusade was called in November 1095 by Pope Urban II at the town of Clermont in central France. The pope made a proposal: 'Whoever for devotion alone, but not to gain honor or money, goes to Jerusalem to liberate the Church of God can substitute this journey for all penance.' This appeal was the combination of a number of contemporary trends along with the inspiration of Urban himself, who added particular innovations to the mix. For several decades Christians had…

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    The Crusades Causes

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    to take control of Jerusalem and away from the Muslims, but there were other reasons why European knights and other people wanted to fight. The causes of the crusades were that Pope Urban II called for a holy crusade after the Byzantine Empire’s emperor asked him for help in regaining land for the Christians who lost the battle of Manzikert against the turks who were Muslims and the Byzantine Empire. The outcomes of the Crusades were that the Muslims entered the city of Jerusalem and took…

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    reestablish Roman Catholic Christianity in the eastern Mediterranean basin. The Crusades are also referred as the expeditions that Roman Catholic Christians mounted in the effort to recapture Palestine, the land of Christian origins, and the holy city Jerusalem from Muslim authorities. The Crusades were ruthless, bloody and violent wars that disrupted the western hemisphere for over 200 years. Even though that the Crusades brought violence and death to the world there were many positive aspects…

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    the Holy Land.” This justification shifted the crusade to one that waged against heretics instead of just a crusade against the Greeks. Madden also include that “reclaiming Constantinople for Catholicism would become the equivalent of reclaiming Jerusalem for Christendom…” This was because if they died, they would be granted indulgence and also fulfil their vows as a Crusader. After the Crusaders had successfully sack Constantinople, they saw their victorious actions as “indeed carried out…

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