The Crusades were military campaigns sanctioned by the Catholic Church in the
Middle Ages. In 1095 Byzantine Emperor Alexios I, in Constantinople, sent an ...
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With the official purpose of the crusade achieved, in the recovery of Jerusalem
and the Holy Sepulchre, attention turns to a problem of at least equal concern to ...
Jews perished during the Crusades, but the purpose of the Crusades was not to
kill Jews. Quite the contrary: Popes, bishops, and preachers made it clear that ...
Apr 3, 2008 ... Best Answer: The Christians wanted to take back Jerusalem (The Holy Land)
from the Muslims. It all centered around that. Christians wanted ...
THE CRUSADES. Cause and purpose. In our time, there is much conversation
and commotion about the Crusades. There are two reasons for this. First and ...
The crusades were attempts by "Christians" in the 10th through 12th centuries
A.D. to reclaim land in the Middle East that had been conquered by Muslims ...
May 6, 2005 ... A series of holy wars against Islam led by power-mad popes and fought by
religious fanatics? Think again.
The Causes and Course of the Crusades. What were the Crusades? The
Crusades were holy wars fought between Christians in Europe and Muslims in
The Crusades are often pictured as a series of bloodthirsty religious wars
comparable .... when this goes wrong) and so served something of a cultural