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The business of the cross

in The Crusades

October 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Middle Eastern History. 7011 words.

The power of the cross wasn't enough to start a crusade. The translation of the obligation to fight depended on many other circumstances such as personal, political, social, financial, and...

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Conclusion Crusading our contemporary

Christopher Tyerman.

in The Crusades

October 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Middle Eastern History. 2002 words.

The Crusades are embedded in our mythical memory. The way that the history of the Crusades has been reported has coloured our current perception of them. The Conclusion considers why this...

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The Crusades

Christopher Tyerman.

October 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Middle Eastern History. 184 pages.

The Crusades: A Very Short Introduction examines this topic by bringing together issues of colonialism, cultural exchange, economic exploitation, and the relationship between past and...

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Crusades in the eastern Mediterranean

in The Crusades

October 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Middle Eastern History. 5304 words.

From 1095 until the end of the Middle Ages, western Europeans undertook wars in defence or promotion of their religion throughout the eastern Mediterranean, in the Iberian peninsula, the...

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Crusades in the west

in The Crusades

October 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Middle Eastern History. 2544 words.

It proved easy to adapt the ideology and rhetoric of the Holy Land to internal religious and political conflicts within Christendom and to frontier wars with non-Christians. ‘Crusades in...

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Definition

in The Crusades

October 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Middle Eastern History. 1515 words.

In November 1095, a decree was issued that marked a new beginning in western Christianity's use of war to further religious mission. The significance of this lies in Pope Urban's sermon at...

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Holy lands

in The Crusades

October 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Middle Eastern History. 7396 words.

The crusaders sacralized the lands they attacked or conquered and the lands from which the holy warriors were drawn. The many distinctions bestowed by participating in crusading merged with...

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Holy war

in The Crusades

October 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Middle Eastern History. 7132 words.

Crusading represents just one expression of the warrior tradition of Christian holy war, which occupied a central place in the culture of Christianity. ‘Holy war’ looks at the wider picture...

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The impact of the Crusades

in The Crusades

October 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Middle Eastern History. 2636 words.

The Crusades outside of Christendom, it is traditionally believed, had a profound influence over systems of political and religious power in the regions they were fought in. However, there...

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Introduction

Christopher Tyerman.

in The Crusades

October 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Middle Eastern History. 2519 words.

The word ‘crusade’, a non-medieval Franco-Spanish hybrid, was popularized in English after the 18th century. It entered the Anglo-American language as a synonym for a good cause vigorously...

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