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    their Christian heritage and Holy city of Jerusalem begun to take a more prominent role in their life. For the next 200 years, the Roman Catholic Church, specifically the Pope, commissioned Christians in Western Europe to take up arms in an attempt to take back the Holy City. Each Pope used different motivations and

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    The Hermit, Pope Urban II that both slaughtered over ten thousand jews and are overall, horrible people (Biel). The Crusades started from an inspiring speech by Pope Urban II but how did that affect the people? A breathtaking amount of people including innocent children were horribly slaughtered in the

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    In the 11th Century, Pope Urban II called the Christians to battle, stating that they should go “carry aid promptly” to their “brethren who live in the east” as they were being attacked by the Turks and Arabs (Pope Urban II). Pope Urban II went on to say that they must “destroy that vile race from the lands of our friends” or else the Christians would be more “widely attacked.” He ended his speech by declaring that “Christ commands” (Pope Urban II) that the people go and assist their Christian brothers

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    The age leading up to the first crusade is detailed by many current historians, as well as Pope Urban II, as a time period where inhabitants "rage[d] against [their own] brothers and cut each other [to] pieces" (Peters, Baldric of Dol, 31) for economic and social advancement. In spite of these references, many people today believe that the Pope instigated the crusades for the sole reason of reclaiming Jerusalem. However, other motivations such as supplementary religious factors and the chance for

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    Pope Urban II The starting point of the first crusade was when Pope Urban II initiated a call to arms during his speech to the Council of Clermont on November 27, 1095. His fiery speech was a result of the Byzantine Emperor, Alexius I, urgently requesting Pope Urban II’s help in fighting the Muslim Turks, after getting word that they were invading lands, pillaging, and converting people to Islam. They had reached Jerusalem and other places in Palestine, so it was imperative that Pope Urban II rally

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    In 1079, Pope Urban II gave a speech at the Council of Clermont. Urban urged people to fight alongside the Greeks, and liberate the holy city of Jerusalem from Muslims. Christians in the West embarked on a dangerous journey to fight in the Holy Land after hearing Pope Urban's speech out of greed and redemption. The nobility knew that money and more land could be acquired by fighting in the Crusades. “The younger sons of noblemen, who, in an age of growing population and shrinking landed wealth,

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    fought over the Christian control of Holy Lands. Pope Urban II initiated the war in the 11th century to try and take back control over the Holy Lands from the Muslims. There are eight official crusades that did not achieve their goal of gaining control. The Crusades lasted for nearly two centuries, and the effects can still be seen to this day. The Crusade began after Pope Urban II gave a speech to the community asking them to help. When Pope Urban II gave his speech he wanted to aid the Byzantines

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    Pope Urban II delivers a touching an inspiring speech that is meant to highlight the importance of trusting in God in one attempt to overcome their challenges. The pope delivers the message at a time when there is turmoil and the country had been subjected to chaos to misunderstanding by the kings and rulers at the time. In his speech the religious leader employs a prayer in their attempt to convince their followers to embark of the dangerous journey and rescue what belongs to them based on the motivation

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    Pope Urban II and The Crusade Essay

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    primarily with Pope Urban II . The main goal of the Crusades was the results of an appeal from Alexius II, who had pleaded for Western Volunteers help with the prevention of any further invasions. The Pope’s actions are viewed as him answering the pleas of help of another in need, fulfilling his Christian right. However, from reading the documents it is apparent that Pope Urban had ulterior motives for encouraging engagement in the war against the Turks. The

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    Pope Urban II gave the speech, “Fulcher of Chartres on Clermont and Jerusalem”, to convince sinners to go on a pilgrimage. A pilgrimage is the act of traveling or seeking something. In this case, it would be for religious beliefs. Before the First Crusade, the Islamic Empire became arguably the most intelligent civilization. Baghdad was the second biggest city in the world because it included complex economic practices, the center of a trade, and higher educations. Alongside the rise of the Islamic

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