The Tone Of Persuasive Authority In Pope Urban II

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In the primary source, there is a tone of persuasive authority from Pope Urban II. He uses it to invoke a strong passion, but also fear of the Persians into the members of his audience. Also, he uses that authority to be condemning, cautioning, and even threatening towards his audience. His word choice is strong and persuasive. In addition, the arrangement of his speech flows like a sermon which sets the tone for his authority. A random man on a box would not command the same authority as Pope Urban did, mainly due to his title, but also due to the way he gave his speech in a sermon-like fashion. While Urban is the main speaker, looking to inspire his audience for the Crusades, the authors of the speech were chronicling the event of his speech
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