The Crusades was a war between two religions , which were Islam and Christianity.They both were fighting for the holy land in Jerusalem. For the Christians the holy land meant that Jesus was born there. For the Muslims the holy land was where Muslims believe Muhammad the prophet was taken to heaven by Allah which is called The Dome Of Rock.In our opinion the Crusades were a failure because it was a waste of time and a lot of lives were lost.However, some may say that they were a success since Christians brought back a lot of things which included spices and much more.
The positive legacy of The Crusades was that trade still continued between Italian merchants. As stated in document 2, “... Italian Merchants kept these trade routes open.Our
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In 1095 on November 27 in Clermont,France, Pope Urban the II called for a Crusade to help the Byzantines and free the city of Jerusalem. The official start date was set as August 15, 1096. This order little did he know would be the cause of a battle that turned into 9 war’s that last for nearly 200 years. This event in history clearly has a outcome that is way more negative than positive. Have you ever imagined being in the middle of a 200 year war people dropping like flies just because of an argument over one city?
DBQ: Question: Were the Crusades caused primarily by religious devotion or by the desire for political and economic gain? Document Usage: Political (3, 6), Economic (3, 4, 6) Counter: Religious (1, 2, 5). The Middle East was the powerhouse of the world, and due to Rome collapsing Europe lost some of their power. Christians desired missionaries and more power, they noticed the wealth in Dar-Islam and wanted it for themselves.
The crusaders did, however, regain some land in the Levant that they had previously lost to Saladin. The Treaty of Jaffa as signed by Richard and Saladin in 1192 allowed Christians free access to the Holy City. This was a huge step forward for the crusaders; they had practically wiped out any of what Saladin and the Muslims had gained in 1187 at the Battle of Hattin and through conquest of cities like Ascalon, Sidon, and Beirut, and they were granted permission to come and pray in the Holy City. As far as accomplishments, it was not as successful as the First Crusade, because Jerusalem was not recovered, but it was able to keep Christianity in the Holy Land for the next few years until the Fourth
So were the Crusades a failure? The First Crusade was the only one successful in recapturing their Holy Land from the Muslims, and it was then quickly recaptured by the Egyptians. So, to answer that question, the Crusades failed miserably at completing its original goal of recapturing Jerusalem. However, it extended the reach of Christianity, increased the wealth of the Roman Catholic Church, and brought Europe together against a common enemy. The crusaders also played a part in shaping Europe into what it has become today by expanding European territory, increasing trade, weakening serfdom,
Did you know that Christians in the middle ages were so dedicated to their religion that they held a children's crusade to take down the enemy that actual soldiers couldn’t defeat? That is just how dedicated people can be to their religion. I do not entirely blame them, in the middle ages religion was the one thing people can look forward to in life so it would just make sense that religious devotion, and the paradise of Heaven is what the religions were fighting for during the Crusades. The Crusades was a war between the Christians and Muslims during Europe's middle ages that is often viewed as a holy war, however some people are beginning to believe it was more about money or land. However this cannot be true because of how much people
The Crusades was a holy battle between the Christians and the Muslims. The Crusades was nine wars all together. With five major wars and four minor wars. Those wars still have effects on modern day society even after a thousand years. Were the results of the Crusades more positive or negative?
The end of the 11th century was the beginning of the first campaign called Crusade, which was later followed by other crusades. It was a period of great fighting for the lands and religious ideologies between Christians and Muslims. In other words it was a period of big changes, when thousands of peasants and soldiers died and a lot of towns were devastated. The first crusade was the biggest movement of Christians to Holy land. In comparison with other campaigns it was the most successful.
A whole century before this, Pilgrims had been making treacherous journeys in order to get to the holy land which they had so desperately been wanting to reach. It wasn’t until early Islamic empires when pilgrims were allowed to make these types of journeys. The third crusade was also given the name “the king’s crusade” because of its having to do with thee attempt of European leaders to again reconquer the holy land. This crusade was very successful in its doing even though it failed in capturing
The Christian View vs. The Muslim View of the Crusades The crusades were a set of different military actions that were sanctioned by the Catholic Church and the papacy. Their intention was to recapture Holy Lands they believed were rightfully theirs from the Muslim people that had invaded it. As any attack on a large group of people would do, every major group was affected. The Christians had their own reasons and beliefs for going on these Crusades.
Pope Urban II’s speech at Clermont in 1095 was a call to crusade given outdoors to the nobles, commoners and church leaders of the Western European Christians (the Franks). The people were moved by this speech and it changed history, launching the first crusade to capture Jerusalem from the Muslim Turks. After hearing Pope Urban II’s speech, thousands of Western European Christians were moved to embark on the dangerous journey and fight in the crusade. I believe the main reasons they were moved and persuaded to fight was; 1) they felt it was their Christian duty, 2) Pope Urban promised them absolution for their sins and 3) they felt compelled to defend Christianity, their holy land and the Eastern Christians.
The Crusades were successful failures because they did not meet many of their goals, but left lasting effects. The Crusades was an attempt by the Roman Catholic Church to regain the Holy Lands from the Muslims. They believed they were fighting for god and all sins would be forgiven and defend the Byzantine Empire from the Turks. The first Crusade (1096 -1099) was successful for the Christians because they had a clear and organized religious based purpose. Crusaders the Christian armies were able to hold Jerusalem and in the process led to a massacre of Jews.
Relationships between Christianity, Islam, and Judaism were worsened, and the Pope lost a great deal of his power during the Crusades. European politics were shifted dramatically from feudalism to large towns and cities with bustling trade. Monarchs ruled the beginnings of modern European countries. People learned about other cultures and expanded their views of the world because of the effects of the Crusades. A large amount of crucial progress was made in medieval Europe as a result of the Crusades, and the battles fought over Jerusalem created ripples that still show in European countries to this
Although the Crusades failed the Holy Land, they had a lasting outcome on the way the Europeans lived. This is (important/interesting/relevant) because When the Crusaders returned they Europe they had brought back spices, sugar, and silk; many nobles and merchants enjoyed the new products and wanted more of them Document 2 states that Merchants in Venice and other northern Italian cities built large fleets to carry crusaders to the Holy Land. And later used those fleets to open new markets in the Crusaders’