First Crusade Part 1 of 2
The First Crusade was one of the most extraordinary, bloody and significant episodes in medieval history. It began with an appeal for aid from the Christian Byzantine Empire, threatened by the rising power of the Muslim Seljuk Turks. But when Pope Urban II preached a sermon at Clermont in 1095, the result was unlike anything ever seen before. The Pope offered spiritual salvation to those willing to go east to aid their fellow Christians in a holy war, and help liberate Jerusalem from Muslim rule. Knights and peasants alike signed up in their thousands, leading to the disastrous People’s, or Peasants’, Crusade, then to a much more organised and powerful Princes’ Crusade. Their forces gathered at Constantinople, where they made an uneasy alliance with Byzantine Emperor Alexius I Comnenus. Entering Anatolia, they helped to win back the city of Nicaea, then won a decisive but hard-fought victory at Dorlyaeum, before marching on the great city of Antioch…
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not my teacher giving me this video for my social studies assignment
for the losing side. the war never ended. Lessons to the winners, if you are going to war, go all way and ripe out the roots. Lives and humanity be damned.
My Lord please save France again this time they are on our soil the fight will be really difficult , they want revenge for what ancient French has done to them , please be with us my lord I see a lot of blood coming !
Anyone who wants to wage a crusade or jihad in Age of Empires 2 should try my realistic map of Eurasia.
Pray for France , the Europeans and especially the French are living oppression today because of those ancient event , some Muslims want revenge , they will loose !
Why you forget the BRETONS ??
Alan IV duke of Brittany
Sir Rivallon of Dinan
Sir Chotard of Ancenis
Sir Riou of Lohéac
Sir Conan of Penthièvre
Sir Hervé son of Guiomarch III de Léon
Sir Raoul and Alan comte of Montfort and of Gaël
Sir Guy III, of Laval, and his 5 brothers
Sir Alan, senechal of Dol
…and their mens