BC: And so the Crusades were one of the most historical wars ever fought.
FC: The Crusades
1: By: Blake Barbarics
2: The crusades were a series of holy wars. All the crusades lasted trough 1095-1291. The person who started the crusades was Pope Urban the second, the reason he started the crusades was to win back the holy city of Jerusalem.
3: After the first crusade has come to pass the Christian empire had lost the holy city of Jerusalem to the Muslim turks and the leader Saladin ruled Jerusalem once again. However Saladin did agree to a treaty with king Lion Heart Richard to let Christian pilgrims visit Jerusalem.
6: The second crusade war traveled from Paris all the way to Jerusalem, which was sent by pope Urban the second.
7: Pope Urban the second sent his army to the middle east and captured the holy city of Jerusalem.
8: The word crux is a Latin word for " cross "
9: One of the places involved with the crusades would be the holy land of Jerusalem.
10: The symbol of the crusades was the holy cross because they were Christian.
11: Before the first crusade, the Norman period took place.