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    The crusades

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    The Crusades were a turning point in history that affected the Middle East and Europe. The Crusades did transform the economy of the Middle East, but many of the changes were bad for Middle Eastern countries, but beneficial for the European Countries. Even while the Crusades benefited the Middle east by making European nations weak to invasion, the Muslim nations were more hurt by the Crusades because: the Europeans gained new intelligence, making the European nations just as developed as the Muslim

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    The Crusades Though the causes of the crusades can easily be distinguished the one cause can not be effectively since there is always something that will contradict it. The crusades took place because of the rivalry as well as the clash of cultures between the Catholic Church and the Muslims, they both wanted power, the crusaders wanted more land, and more wealth and both parties wanted to be closer to the Armageddon. It can easily be determined that there was a rivalry between the Catholics

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    Crusades And Crusades

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    The Crusades: Salvation or Exploitation? Name Institutional affiliation The Crusades: Salvation or Exploitation? Crusade originates from the French word ‘croisade’ which literally translates to ‘the condition of being marked by a cross’. It describes maneuvers mostly about religious, social or politics matters. The origin of crusades can be traced back to approximately 1054, when the Roman Catholic Church invaded the Muslims in Turkey. The Church convinced its believers that agreeing with the church

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    will prove that the crusades are important for today’s students to understand why they happened. The Crusades were a series of wars of Christians called the Crusaders who wanted the holy land back; because the Muslim’s had conquered Jerusalem (Holy Land)and they had conquered many other countries, so the crusaders wanted to conquer them, so that was the reason for all the wars. This was the Crusades. The Crusades directly contributed

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    The Crusades

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    apologizing for the heinous actions of the Crusades toward the Jewish and Muslim communities. Although all the people who were a part of the actual event are no longer living, the situation continues on because there has been no closure. The Crusades, an event close to 900 years ago, needs to be ended with a formal apology from Christians to all those effected. To the Muslim and Jewish families today, who are ancestors to some of the victims of the Crusades, an apology would finally close the open

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    Later Crusades Essay. After the first Christian Crusade that begun in 1095 there were eight classified crusades that generally aimed towards the area of Sirya and Palestne that lasted untill the 1270’s. Yet after much humiliation and the repeated defeat of the Crusaders in the Lavant, most of the Eropean powers understood the fact that the Holy Land was unnatainable. Most the crusading efforts were aimed at the enemies of Catholics such as the Turkish invaders who sought to destroy Christianity

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    The First Crusade was from 1096 to 1099. They were Christian military expeditions and religous wars proclaimed by the people. The purpose of the Crusades was to gain and keep control over Palestine from the Muslims. Palestine was also called the Holy Land because Jesus lived there. Alexius Compenus was a new ruler that came into power in Byzantium in 1081. Constentinople was in danger because the Seljuks threatened them, so Alexius first called for help to Pope Urban ll who presented

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    His moving campaign and the promise of an immense reward was inspirational to the many willing participants. One must essentially understand that the leaders of these crusades connected almost every accomplishment to the works of God, and felt a huge moral obligation to take back what once belonged to Him. The extent of the crusades shows the deep devotion that most of Western Europe had towards Christianity and the desire to rid the world of unnecessary evils. During the Middle Ages, heresy was

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    The Crusades

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    The Crusades At the end of the night of the Dark Ages a multitude of our ancestors left their homes. They started out on what they called the voyage of God. It was a migration, and a journey, and war. All kinds of people joined the marchers, lords and vagabonds, weapon men and peasants, proud ladies and tavern drabs. "A thing unheard of," said a chronicler of the day, "that such divers people and so many distinguished princes, leaving their splendid possessions, their wives and their children

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    The first crusade was started by Pope Urban II in the year 1095 with goals of liberating the sacred city of Jerusalem and the holy land from the Muslims. What started as an appeal by Byzantine Emperor Alexios I Komnenos for western mercenaries to fight the Seljuk Turks in Anatolia quickly turned into a wholesale Western migration and conquest of territory outside of Europe. In July of 1099 Knights from western Europe captured the city of Jerusalem, thus establishing the kingdom of Jerusalem and

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