History of the Jews and the Crusades
The history of the Jews and the crusades became a part of the history of antisemitism for the Jews in the Middle Ages. The call for the First Crusade touched off new persecutions of the Jews that woul...
Key Moments in the Crusades: An Interactive Map
Though they began over 900 years ago, the Crusades remain one of the most dynamic areas of historical inquiry. Such is the breadth of the events that are referenced by the word 'crusade', it's difficu...
Crusades
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Crusades
The Crusades were military campaigns sanctioned by the Latin Roman Catholic Church during the High Middle Ages and Late Middle Ages. In 1095, Pope Urban II proclaimed the First Crusade with the stated...
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Persecution of Jews in the First Crusade
The call for the First Crusade touched off the Rhineland massacres, also known as the German Crusade of 1096, the persecutions of 1096 or Gezeroth Tatenu. Prominent leaders of crusaders involved in t...
Persecution of Jews in the First Crusade - Wikipedia
Battle of Candespina
The Battle of Candespina was fought on 26 October 1111 between the forces of Alfonso I of Aragon and those of his estranged wife, Urraca of León and Castile, in the Campo de la Espina near Sepúlveda. ...
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Mary of Lusignan, Countess of Brienne
Mary of Lusignan (French: Marie de Lusignan; before March 1215 – 5 July 1251 or 1253), was the wife of Count Walter IV of Brienne and Countess of Brienne from the time of her marriage in 1233 to...
St Symeon
St Symeon (modern name Samandağ or Suadiye) was the medieval port of Antioch, located on the mouth of the Orontes River. It may be named after Saint Simeon Stylites the Younger, who dwelt on a mounta...
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First Swedish Crusade
The First Swedish Crusade was a possibly mythical military expedition around 1150 that has traditionally been seen as the conquest of Finland by Sweden, with pagan Finns converting to Christianity. Ac...
Swedish-Novgorodian Wars
Swedish–Novgorodian Wars were a series of conflicts in the 12th and 13th centuries between the Republic of Novgorod and medieval Sweden over control of the Gulf of Finland, an area vital to the Hanse...
Swedish-Novgorodian Wars - Wikipedia
Yılankale
Yılankale (Turkish for "Snake Castle") is a late 12th–13th century Armenian castle in Adana Province of Turkey. It is known in Armenian as Levonkla (Լևոնկլա "Levon's fortress") after its founder—King ...
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Galata Tower (old)
The old Tower of Galata (Greek: Megalos Pyrgos, meaning Great Tower) was a tower which stood on the north side of the Golden Horn in Constantinople, inside the citadel of Galata. The tower marked ...
Galata Tower (old) - Wikipedia
Guy of Ibelin, bishop of Limassol
Guy of Ibelin (Fr: Guy d'Ibelin) (died 29 March 1367) was the dominican bishop of Limassol, Cyprus from 27 April 1357 until his death. He belonged to the noble Cypriot house of Ibelin, closely linked ...
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Battle of Marj Ayyun
In the Battle of Marj Ayyun, alternately Marj Ayyoun, an Ayyubid army commanded by Saladin defeated a Crusader army led by King Baldwin IV of Jerusalem on June 10, 1179. The Christian king, who was cr...
Casal Humberti
Az-Zeeb or al-Zib (Arabic: الزيب‎) was a Palestinian Arab village located 13.5 kilometers (8.4 mi) north of Acre on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Mentioned in the Bible by its anc...
Battle of Shaizar (1111)
36°34′01″E / 35.266707°N 36.566952°E / 35.266707; 36.566952In the Battle of Shaizar in 1111, a Crusader army commanded by King Baldwin I of Jerusalem and a Seljuk army led by ...
Battle of Neopatras
The Battle of Neopatras was fought in the early 1270s between a Byzantine army besieging the city of Neopatras and the forces of John I Doukas, ruler of Thessaly. The battle was a rout for the Byzanti...
Ain Diwar Bridge
The Ain Diwar Bridge is a ruined masonry arch Roman bridge, 3.5 km northeast of the town of Ain Diwar, Syria. The bridge is within vicinity of the Syria, Iraq and Turkey border region and about 5...
William of Montfort
Guilliaume de Montfort (English: William of Montfort) (died 27 August 1101) was a French bishop, most notably the Bishop of Paris from 1095 to 1101.
Montfort's date of birth is not known, but ...
Battle of Iconium (1190)
The Battle of Iconium (sometimes referred as the Battle of Konya) took place on May 18, 1190 during the Third Crusade, in the expedition of Frederick Barbarossa to the Holy Land. As a result, the capi...
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County of Tripoli
The County of Tripoli (1109–1289) was the last of the Crusader states. It was founded in the Levant, that is, the modern-day region of Tripoli, northern Lebanon and parts of western Syria which suppor...
County of Tripoli - Wikipedia
Battle of Jacob's Ford
The Battle of Jacob's Ford was a victory of the Muslim sultan Saladin over the Christian King of Jerusalem, Baldwin IV. It occurred in August 1179, when Saladin conquered and destroyed a new border ca...
Battle of Jacob's Ford - Wikipedia
Ma`arrat an-Nu`man
Maarat al-Numaan (Arabic: مَعَرَّة النُّعْمَان ‎) is a city in northwestern Syria, 33 km south of Idlib and 57 km north of Hama, with a population of about 58,008 (2004 census). It is locate...
Ma`arrat an-Nu`man - Wikipedia
Lordship of Sidon
The Lordship of Sidon was one of the four major fiefdoms of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, one of the Crusader States. However, in reality, it appears to have been much smaller than the others and had the ...
Albigensian Crusade
The Albigensian Crusade or Cathar Crusade (1209–1229) was a 20-year military campaign initiated by Pope Innocent III to eliminate Catharism in Languedoc, in the south of France. The Crusade was prosec...
Albigensian Crusade - Wikipedia
Belvoir Fortress (Israel)
Belvoir Fortress (Hebrew: כוכב הירדן‎, Kochav HaYarden "Star of the Jordan") is a Crusader fortress in northern Israel, on a hill 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of the Sea of Galilee. Gilbert ...
Belvoir Fortress (Israel) - Wikipedia
Battle of Lyndanisse
The Battle of Lyndanisse was a battle which helped King Valdemar II of Denmark establish the territory of Danish Estonia during the Northern Crusades, which were undertaken in response to orders from ...
Battle of Lyndanisse - Wikipedia
Norwegian Crusade
The Norwegian Crusade was a crusade that lasted from 1107 to 1110, in the aftermath of the First Crusade, led by Norwegian king Sigurd I. Sigurd was the first Scandinavian king to go on crusade to the...
Norwegian Crusade - Wikipedia
Isabella of Cyprus
Isabella of Cyprus, also known as Isabelle de Lusignan (born before March, 1216 or after 1216 – 1264), was the Princess of Antioch by her marriage. She was also Regent of the Kingdom of Jerusale...
Battle of Boruy
The battle of Beroia (Bulgarian: Битка при Боруй) took place in June 1208 near the city of Stara Zagora, Bulgaria between the Bulgarians and the Latin Empire. It resulted in a Bulgarian victory.
Battle of Montgisard
The Battle of Montgisard was fought between the Ayyubids and the Kingdom of Jerusalem on November 25, 1177. The 16-year-old King Baldwin IV, seriously afflicted by leprosy, led an out-numbered Christi...
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