Start Date

20-4-2017 9:00 AM

End Date

20-4-2017 10:15 AM

Disciplines

Christianity | European History | Medieval History

Subjects

Crusades -- First (1096-1099), Medieval civilization, Military art and science -- History -- Medieval (500-1500)

Abstract

In the Middle Ages, Europe saw a great amassing of thousands of lords, knights, and ordinary people for an extraordinary expedition into the Holy Land. This event was called the First Crusade. The First Crusade was one of the more successful crusades, however, this fact is overshadowed by the negatives of the crusades. My paper explores the reasons for how the crusaders were able to be victorious in the First Crusade.

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Apr 20th, 9:00 AM Apr 20th, 10:15 AM

The First Crusade: The Forgotten Realities

In the Middle Ages, Europe saw a great amassing of thousands of lords, knights, and ordinary people for an extraordinary expedition into the Holy Land. This event was called the First Crusade. The First Crusade was one of the more successful crusades, however, this fact is overshadowed by the negatives of the crusades. My paper explores the reasons for how the crusaders were able to be victorious in the First Crusade.