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A crusades timeline, containing some dates. They are not all the dates, simply 16, random ones,
By Simr, Anastasia... and Mantaj
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Alexius the First asks Pope Urban II for a small army, to aid him in a small fight. Instead, Pope Urban II sends 25,000 christians to fight in the holy crusade for control over Jerusalem. .
Christianity is founded in the 1rst Century AD .
The Islamic religon was founded in the early 7th centruy. .
The Battle of took place during the First Crusade on July 1, 1097, between the crusaders and the Seljuk Turks, near the city of Dorylaeum in Anatolia. .
Europeans gather to go on Crusade. They all meet and Constantinople and then take many routes to get their ultimate destination, Jerusalem. .
The Holy Lance was found in Antioch in June of 1098. The Holy Lance is the spear that pierced Jesus on the holy cross. .
Jerusalem is captured by the crusaders on July 15 1099. .
The second crusade began in 1145 announced by Pope Eugene III in response to the fall of the County of Edessa, in December 24 1144 This county the first county made the first crusade, and the first to fall
The People's Crusade started in 1096. They were a group of people who went on the crusades, but outside of the main 4 fights. .
The Holy Land, Jerusalem taken by the Muslims in the Siege of Jerusalem in April 637 against the Holy Roman Empire/ the Byzantine Empire .
The Byzantine Army, under emperor Romanus IV Diogenes is destroyed by Turks in 1071 during the battle of Manzikert. .
Judaism is founded in 1300's. .
A small video on the Crusades
Siege of Nicea In the seige of Nicaea, the Crusaders and some people who were left over from the people’s crusade arrived at Antioch on May 6 1096. They were short on food, but they still seemed to take over the city by May 14 of the same year.
Siege of Antioch The Prince's Crusade attacked Antioch on October 1097. The fight was lead by Raymond of Toulouse and Godfrey of Bouillon. They captured Antioch iin a difficult battle. They then continued to Jerusalem
The Princes Crusade- The Princes Crusade was one the 4 main groups of the first crusade. They consisted of princes, counts and other minor rulers. They were responsible for many seiges, such as the Siege of Antioch. Their large number of about 10,000 experienced fighter helped them win many of their battles
The Battle of Orontes. The First Crusade was a victory. This forced Emir Kerboga to lift the seige on Antioch.
A small breifing on what happened before the crusades http://www.umich.edu/~marcons/Crusades/timeline/precursors.html
The First Crusade
The Second Crusade
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