Path of the First Crusade

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The Crusades

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The First Crusade

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This is the path the European crusaders took on their route to the Holy City.
Instigated by Pope Urban II, the First Crusade was undertaken the the objectives to claim Jerusalem from the Islamic people and free the Eastern Christians from Islamic rule. 
  • 1095-1099

The Second Crusade

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The Second Crusade was a response to the fall of Edessa, first of the states formed by the Crusaders in Israel.  These Crusaders were met with heavy casualties and didn't achieve their goal of retaking Edessa.  
  • 1147-1149

The Nine Crusades

  • The First Crusade (1095-1099)

 

  • The Second Crusade (1147-1149)

 

  • The Third Crusade (1187-1192)

 

  • The Fourth Crusade (1202-1204)

 

  • The Fifth Crusade (1217-1221)

 

  • The Sixth Crusade (1228-1229)

 

  • The Seventh Crusade (1248-1254)

 

  • The Eighth Crusade (1270)

 

  • The Ninth Crusade (1271-1272)

 

  • Europe, the Middle East, North Africa
  • 1095-1272


Contributor: AureliusIII
Created: October 13, 2008 · Modified: August 24, 2011


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