Crusade Essay | The Crusades

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The Crusades

Summary: Explores the history of the Crusades of the Middle Ages. Examines the fights between the Muslims and Christians. Describes influential people in the Crusades. Provides modern comparisons.
The Middle Ages were dangerous times. A split in religious beliefs caused feuding. These wars fought over religious land were called The Crusades. Through an analysis of the people, places, times, results, religions and relevance of the crusades in today's society it is obvious that crusading is probably one of the worst ideas ever.

To fully understand the Crusades you have to have a general knowledge of what took place. Pope Urban II order a crusade to take back the holy land and Jerusalem which led to, "The First Crusades (1096-1099), led by the French and Normans, was successful." (The Crusades). At the time of the first crusade the Arabs and Turks were preoccupied fighting against each other to also take on the crusaders so they were easily defeated. (Jantzen, 1994).

Many horrible things were done to the people in Jerusalem during the first crusade, "Muslim men and women...

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