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    Fourth Crusade

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    During the Fourth Crusade the noblemen were more concerned with acting honorably and avoiding shame over any religious gain they would achieve. Their central focus was doing what they considered honorable, and right, even if it did not follow the guidelines that were initially set forth for the Fourth Crusade. By doing what they considered honorable would lead them to their religious award. Geoffrey de Villehardouin expresses this insight of the crusaders acting honorably over spiritually in his

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    The Fourth Crusade

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    The Fourth Crusade Is karma the reason for the slow but evident sinking of Venice into the Mediterranean? Maybe it is indemnity for the cruel selfish acts of Venice during the Fourth Crusade. The Venetians along with crusaders robbed Constantinople for personal gains. The Fourth Crusade should be an example that it is crude and unjust to attack fellow men for no reason. The Crusades were a series of battles and short wars against the Muslims. In the eleventh century Jerusalem had been taken over

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    Pope Urban beckoned for the Christian people to take back the holy land only on the values that he set in the recollections, “The Call for Crusade” whereas the values are pretty much broken when the crusaders sack the Christian city of Constantinople from “Annals” Pope Urban was under minded ultimately by the Christian warriors and leaders. The Pope is the high order of the Catholic Church and his wishes or demands are usually fulfilled the way he sees fit. In the story, he calls for the people

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    History

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    ... middle of paper ... ...to lead the West. As the Crusades declined so did the Popes power. Pope Boniface VIII fall from power was caused by the decline of the Crusades.(460) As the Crusades were misused by both the Church and the Crusaders, the papacy was weakened by the deleterious effects of the Crusade.(460) The papacy had called for the Crusades and led them. When success came the papacy was strengthened, but when the Crusades failed the Pope took the blame for the losses. All of the

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    Venice After 1200

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    was ruled by trade. Her naval superiority allowed her the opportunity not only to protect her trade routes but also to disrupt her enemies'. It was due to this supremacy that Venice was commissioned to provide a fleet for transport for the 4th crusade. Venetian naval dominance arose after the battle of Ascolon, from this the Venetians were able to gain an overwhelming amount of riches. The sea supremacy enabled the Venetians to plunder merchant ships. Venice had also been granted certain

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    Villehardouin: Grandeur and Nobility

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    Geoffroy de Villehardouin was a French noble born in the middle of the twelfth century who participated in the Fourth Crusade. After the crusade he wrote Chronicles of the Crusades which covers not only the foundation of the Fourth Crusade and events up through the conquest of Constantinople, but the ensuing conflicts after as well. Prior to the crusade he was Marshal of Champagne, and while this did not give him direct experience in war he probably took part in disputes in Champagne. This position

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    crusades

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    enterprise, legitimized by his personal mandate” (1). This essay examines the background of the crusades to offer a better understanding as to why they occurred. It also examines the effects that the crusades had on the world. It is easy to look at the crusades as a violent meaningless act, but one must understand the type of setting this movement occurred during. This was a time when if you took part in the crusades, you were seen as a warrior of god, recruited by the pope. Any man who fought in the name

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    1095, the first of the Crusades began. Western European Christians responded to Pope Urban II’s plea for war. The war against Muslims in the Holy Land. The goal was for the Christians to capture Jerusalem. The goal was successful in 1099. The Christians set up Latin Christian states even though the Muslims vowed to wage a holy war to regain control. Relations between Crusaders and Christian allies in the Byzantine Empire reached a climax in Constantinople during the Third Crusade. With the rising of

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    The Crusades The success and failures of the crusades “was closely related to the fortunes of the high-medieval papal monarchy” (454). The first crusade started when Pope Urban II called a plea of military aide to “free Jerusalem from Islamic control”. The first crusade was a “great early victory for the papal monarchy” (454-455). However, the crusades were not all victories for the papacy, the failures of the crusades ignited the decline of the papacy control. The crusades began when the Pope appealed

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    The Failure of The Crusades

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    of Constantinople in 1204 during the third Crusade. Almost one century after the Crusaders got control of the Holy Land the rising Mamluk Dynasty in Egypt had the final blow on the Crusaders, destroying the stronghold of the coast in Acre and pushing the European invaders out of Palestine and Syria in 1291. However, the Crusaders made a peace treaty that guaranteed them the Kingdom of Jerusalem was theirs, and this was how the end of the third Crusade happened. However, the Crusader just had to

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