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The First Crusade
The crusades were an important event of Medieval history were two religious
groups, the Christians and the Muslims, engaged in a series of religious wars over
gaining control of the Holy Land. The Medieval time period is characterized by strict
religious beliefs and practices that played a significant role in people’s lives from
various cultures. These beliefs were highly motivational and gave many people a reason
to fight and die for. This mindset was taken advantage of during the crusades,
particularly during the First Crusade when the pope declared unconditional absolution
for crusading, a decree the brought with it unforeseen consequences on yet another
highly religious group.
The First Crusade was caused by a major conflict over the Holy Land, which
consists of what is now Israel, between the Christian and the Muslims. At that time, the
Muslims had gained control over the sacred lands, making it unsafe for Christians
pilgrims to travel to those sites. In response, Pope Urban II declared war against the
Muslims. In his speech as the Council of Clermont in 1095, he states, “Al...
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