Jerusalem Was The Main Cause Of The Crusades

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The crusades where a series of battles between Christians and the Islamic religion. The conflict that was the main cause for these battles revolved around the city of Jerusalem. The reason that Jerusalem was the main motivation of these crusades was because Christians wanted to save the holy places of Palestine from the hands of Muslims. To Christians Jerusalem was a very sacred place because the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem memorialized the hill of crucifixion and the tomb of Christ's burial. Do to these crusades many architectural buildings where created in order to protect the bothers of their countries. Some of these architectural buildings were castles that could be as large as cities and they were used for lookout. One of

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