Friday, July 14, 2017

Jerusalem captured in First Crusade

Jerusalem captured in First Crusade » 1099

The First Crusade (1095–1099) was the first of a number of crusades that attempted to capture the Holy Land, called on by Pope Urban II in 1095. It started as a widespread pilgrimage of western Christendom and ended as a military expedition by Roman Catholic Europe to regain the Holy Land taken in t...

The Siege of Jerusalem took place from June 7 to July 15, 1099, during the First Crusade. The climax of the First Crusade, the successful siege saw the Crusaders seize Jerusalem from the Fatimid Caliphate and laid the…

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