The Crusaders

The Crusades (Audio)

The Crusades (Audio)

   For a period of two hundred years, from the end of the 11th to the end of the 13th centuries, Christian popes and kings mounted fierce military attacks against Muslim rulers.         001-- Chapter - 1 (Jerusalem burns) 002 -- Chapter - 2 (Knights from a dark age) 003 -- Chapter - 3 (Clash of the Titans) 004-- Chapter - 4 (anti-AQ) 005 -- Chapter - 5 (Mixed Fortunes on the way to Jerusalem) 006-- Chapter - 6 (The...

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The Crusaders

The Crusaders

To Arab historians, the Crusaders were a minor irritant, their invasion one more barbarian incursion, not nearly as serious a threat as the Mongols were to prove in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. The First Crusade began in 1095 after the Byzantines – threatened by Seljuk power- appealed to Pope Urban II for military aid. Pope Urban, hoping to divert the Christian kings and princes from their struggles with each other, and...

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