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The First Crusade (1095-1099)

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  • 1. The First Crusade (1095-1099)
  • 2. This article discusses the first crusade. The primary objective of the series of Crusades that were launched on Jerusalem and lasted for nearly two hundred years was to recover the Holy Land from the growing influence of Islam. The First Crusade (1095-1099)
  • 3. The preparations of the first Crusade started in March 1095 at the Council of Piacenza. The First Crusade (1095-1099)
  • 4. This brought the whole of Asia Minor, modern Turkey, under the control of Turks. The First Crusade (1095-1099)
  • 5. When the Crusaders reached the city, they captured Jerusalem. This capture was marked by extensive destruction and killings in and around the city. The First Crusade (1095-1099)
  • 6. The author of the Gesta Francorum (Deeds of the Franks) records that, when Tancred realized this, he was "greatly angered" by the massacre that was carried out by the Crusaders in Al-Aqsa Mosque. The First Crusade (1095-1099)
  • 7. As the assault continued, countless Jews were burned alive in their main synagogue where they had huddled together for refuge. The First Crusade (1095-1099)
  • 8. After the conquest of the first crusade, the Christian Crusaders established four Crusader states under the Holy Roman Empire. The First Crusade (1095-1099)
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