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    The Turkish Letters by Ogier Ghiselin de Bushecq who was Flemish born and was appointed by the Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire as ambassador to the Turkish Sultan's court in Constantinople in the 16th Century were written between the years 1555-1562. The letters give not only an insight into the Ottoman Empire’s superior military training in Busbecq’s eyes but also act as a lament of the Christian soldier’s lack of military disciple and the Christian forces use of heredity as advancement.…

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    In 1095, Pope Urban II called for a crusade to fight for the Holy Land of Jerusalem. Before the Crusades began, Alexius I Komnenos, Emperor of the Byzantine Empire, asked Pope Urban II for help to fight against the Seljuq Turks. The Seljuq Turks had previously taken all of Asia Minor from him. At the council of Clermont, Pope Urban II confronted a decently sized crowd and promoted the idea of everyone going over to recover Palestine by assisting the Greeks defeat the Muslims. The response was…

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    The First Crusade, began in 1095 after pope Urban II had been asked to help in supplying Emperor Alexius Comnenus with mercenaries to fight for him in order to regain Jerusalem. The response given may have been much larger than what was expected yet it was far from declined. Urban saw this opportunity to change the religion in the east and instead bring it into the west’s Christianity. And as the Christian following was pretty much everyone at the time, Alexius was given an army of people…

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    Today Jerusalem is considered a holy site for three of the world's foremost religions. In all stages of the Hebrew Bible Jerusalem and its surrounding features are repeatedly mentioned as the establishing it as the holy center for Judaism, Islam and Christianity. I intend to give three main examples of Jerusalem in the Old Testament and illustrate through these examples why Jerusalem is so important to the people of these three faiths. The first mention of something relating to Jerusalem in…

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    “kinetic” and “interrelated”. As a sacred city with spiritual significance in three religions, Jerusalem is depicted thoroughly and illustrated in the Hebrew Bible as one of the spaces Tweed defined. The biblical portrayal of Jerusalem emphasizes that the land was chosen by God and honored by Israelites, which differentiates it as a special, singular space; the description of Solomon’s Temple shows that Jerusalem is interrelated with secular forces as its temple is endued with royal, political…

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    Nehemiah, a Persian official, helped the Jews rebuild the city of Jerusalem. Ezra was a scribe and priest. They sympathized with the Jews in Judah who strayed from traditional worship, contributed in reforming, reorganize the Jews. Ezra collected essential traditional and sacred writings in the Torah or the first five books…

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    Jerusalem is one of the holiest cities in the entire world. Home to holy places, synagogues, mosques, and churches, millions of people visit the city of Jerusalem. It is also a place of conflict as the three major world religions view Jerusalem as one of the sacred places for their religion. In addition, history has shown that each of these religions wanted to take control of Jerusalem, and destroyed the holy sites belonging to the others. Finally, none of the religions want others to control…

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    Temple Mount Jerusalem has long been referred to as one of the most holy geographical locations on Earth and home to the sacred Temple Mount. Temple Mount has served as a central location for religious worship to numerous different religions and rulers, yet despite this unity, it has caused much separation throughout the land. The history of the Temple Mount dates back to a time filled with religion, bloodshed, and conflict and has continued this pattern century after century. Permanently…

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    Temple Mount Jerusalem has long been referred to as one of the most holy geographical locations on Earth and home to the sacred Temple Mount. Temple Mount has served as a central location for religious worship to numerous different religions and rulers, yet despite this unity, it has caused much separation throughout the land. The history of the Temple Mount dates back to a time filled with religion, bloodshed, and conflict and has continued this pattern century after century. Permanently…

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    be ruler over Israel” (New Revised Standard Version, 2 Samuel 5:2). David replaced King Saul, the first king of Israel because he had lost favor with the Lord. As king, David conquered the previous inhabitants of Jerusalem, the Jebusites. After David and the Israelites settled in Jerusalem, the Philistine people tried to conquer them. However, the Lord delivered a victory to David, which allowed him to obtain the Ark of the Covenant from Baale-Judah. When the Israelites went to retrieve the Ark,…

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