Jerusalem: The Aftermath Of The Crusades

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In 1096 more than 60 000 Christians warriors set of from Europe on the first crusade. Their goal was Jerusalem, for more than 400 years the holy city was in Muslim control. The crusaders vowed to reclaim it in the name of Christ. The Christian army struggled its way 3,000 miles across the forbidden landscape of the Middle East in a series of dangerous encounters with the force of the Muslims. In the aftermath of the first crusade. Jerusalem blossomed into a beautiful metropolis with a population of 30,000 about the same size of medieval Paris. Now that the holy cities was Christians, pilgrims visitors poured into Jerusalem on capturing the city the crusader has taken over the hospital of st john. Christian pilgrims who fell ill were cared
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