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The Real Story of the Fourth Crusade

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810 years ago this week, on April 13, 1204, an unthinkable act occurred: Christian armies sacked Constantinople, in what became known as the Fourth Crusade. The Crusades are among the most misunderstood events in ...
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One explanation of the Fourth Crusade from a Catholic perspective.

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Women on the Third Crusade

Read about the woman in the green mantle, neglected by historians of the crusades RT @saladinahmed: here: http://t.co/eBIYHRXPgt
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Did women fight on the crusades? This articles assesses evidence from the Third Crusade.

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Defending the Crusader Kingdoms: Re-assessing the Crusades and Crusaders

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RT @SA_McKay: Defending the Crusader Kingdoms: Re-assessing the Crusades and Crusaders http://t.co/D1A02YeXrV
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Cruel, anti-English and almost certainly gay: meet the real Richard the Lionheart - Telegraph.co.uk (blog)

Cruel, anti-English and almost certainly gay: meet the real Richard the Lionheart - Telegraph.co.uk (blog) | The Crusades | Scoop.it
Cruel, anti-English and almost certainly gay: meet the real Richard the Lionheart Telegraph.co.uk (blog) Despite history's obsession with Richard as an ardent cross-toting crusader, he actually only fought for just over a year in the Holy Land,...
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Tweet from @byzantinepower

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Armenians built Mamure on the foundations of a C4th Roman castle. It was repaired by Byzantines during the Crusades. http://t.co/6OX2l6DvfF
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Syrian troops capture famous Crusades-era citadel near the border with Lebanon - Newser

Syrian troops capture famous Crusades-era citadel near the border with Lebanon - Newser | The Crusades | Scoop.it
Syrian troops capture famous Crusades-era citadel near the border with Lebanon
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By BASSEM MROUE | Associated Press | 6 hours, 3 minutes ago in Politics.
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The Crusades - From Christian, Jewish and Muslim Perspectives


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Provides several different insights and perspectives on the conflict, and includes additional insight into how the Crusades are seen in different cultures. Also includes questions to consider.

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Reasons for the Fourth Crusade and motivations of participants quiz

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The Collapse of the Crusader States before the Third Crusade, 1174-1187 quiz

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Motivations for participation on the Second Crusade quiz

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The Consolidation of the Crusader States, c.1100-1140 quiz

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Motivations for participation on the First Crusade quiz

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The Massacre at Acre--Mark of a Blood-thirsty King? - Medievalists.net

The Massacre at Acre--Mark of a Blood-thirsty King? - Medievalists.net | The Crusades | Scoop.it
The Christian forces in the Holy Land during the mid-to-late-1100s had, for many years, requested assistance to maintain their dwindling and increasingly challenged control in the Holy Land, but no help came.
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The Truth about the Crusades | Clay Jones

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Of all the kinds of hypocrisy that is attributed to the Christian, none looms as large as the crusades. What motivated the crusades and were they just?
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Considers the crusades and the idea of a Just War.

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Crusades

Occitan and Old French songs of the crusades with translations into English and Italian and explanations of their historical context. (RT @MFLCOF: Warwick's 'Troubadours, Trouvères and the Crusades' AHRC project: Linda Paterson is P.I.
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The Origin of the Second Crusade » De Re Militari

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ARTICLES:The Origin of the Second Crusade http://t.co/jARhv54yJ5 #crusades #medieval
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The Papal Bull discussed. Good extension material

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History of War: The Crusades

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Subject Index: The Crusade

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Detailed resource about the military campaigns and battles of the Crusades.

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Looking Back on the Second Crusade: Some Late Twelfth-Century English Perspectives » De Re Militari

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ARTICLES: Looking Back on the Second Crusade: Some Late Twelfth-Century English Perspectives #Crusades http://t.co/9Yi39gieuZ
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Events and consequences of the Fourth Crusade quiz

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Events of the Third Crusade quiz

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Events and reasons for the failure of the Second Crusade quiz

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Reasons for the fall of Edessa quiz

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Reasons for the success of the First Crusade quiz

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