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    Essay On The Crusades

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    On the Holy city of Jerusalem itself, the crusaders left little mark. What the crusades built were churches, a number in which survived in excellent condition. The crusades ruled in Jerusalem for 90 years. in 1187 the sultan saladin defeated the army of the latin and took control for 2 brief periods in the 13th century, then the crusades took over again-but only by treaty with Muslim Ayyubids in which they refused to let Christians visit the sacred temple mount.Most Christian…

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    Third Crusade Causes

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    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. What started the…

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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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    Saladin Research Paper

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    Saladin is a historical figure not well known to the general public. However, much can be learned from him. Although specific facts about his life are hard to find, what is found leads a person to regard Saladin with a sense of awe. While he gained his position with mainly clannish nepotism, he had talent commanding troops and leading his people. Mainly, Saladin is a historical leader many young and old leaders can learn much from. Salah al-Din Yusuf ibn Ayyub, translated to Righteousness of…

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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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    The Crusades were a series of four Holy Wars that that were intended to 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…

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    Saladin Leadership Essay

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    Saladin was a Muslim military leader born in 1138 and died from Yellow Fever in 1193. He was the son of a Kurdish chief who was noble and wealthy. (Bower, Bert, and Jim Lobdell. History Alive! the Medieval World and beyond. Palo Alto, CA: Teachers' Curriculum Institute, 2004. Print.)When Saladin was a young boy, he experienced the Christian attack on Damascus, which influenced him into thinking of the need for him to defend his home. Saladin grew up to be an honorable Sultan with traits and…

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    The Crusades were influenced by the Eastern culture. Because of this the Crusades took the opportunity to spread the idea. They saw the way there country treated each other and decided to spread it throughout the land that they occupied in the Western Nations. This made the peoples Social life more courteous to one another and spread the chivalry around the Western Nations. The last are that will be focused on is the Religious area. Religion was pretty big with the Crusades were the Christians,…

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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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    In the movie “Kingdom of Heaven” Hollywood has done what it does best, portray some scenes that are not quite historically correct. The battle scenes and the training scenes were quite splendid! But I'm not going to say that everything was historically correct. But maybe that's why there are so many historical incorrections, to make the movie more interesting and appealing to the eyes of its audience. Even if you aren’t a “history buff”, you would probably still notice some of the historical…

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