The Crusades were a series of intermittent Papal sanctioned military campaigns
beginning in .... Madden wrote that the goal of Pope Urban was that "[t]he
Christians of the East must be free fro...
After the First Crusade achieved its goal with the capture of Jerusalem in 1099,
the invading Christians set up several Latin Christian states, even as Muslims in ...
Although the main goal of the Crusades was to take control of Jerusalem away
from the Muslims, there were many reasons why European knights and others ...
Mar 19, 2011 ... It is often assumed that the central goal of the Crusades was forced conversion of
the Muslim world. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Nov 16, 2015 ... The Crusades were a series of religious and political wars fought between 1096
and 1291 for .... What is the spiritual purpose of this task?
The Crusades were more complex than the simple and unfair invasion of Muslim
... for the purpose of religious conversion or to destroy heretical religious ideas.
Jul 13, 2015 ... The Purpose of the Crusades. To understand the Crusading movement in the
light of Catholic history, one must know what their purpose truly ...
How did people record the Crusades and, finally, what is their legacy? ... for their
success as they reached their goal, the tomb of Christ in the Holy Sepulchre.
But were the Crusades equally to blame for the evil performed while they were
enacted, ... when this goes wrong) and so served something of a cultural purpose
May 6, 2005 ... A series of holy wars against Islam led by power-mad popes and fought by
religious fanatics? Think again.