The Complete History Of The Holy Wars Of The Middle Ages | Holy Wars | Chronicle

At the end of the 11th century, West Roman Christianity was spreading out in all directions. The First Crusade set out to recapture the Holy Land from Islamic rule. The Seljuk takeover of the region threatened the local Christian populations, pilgrimages from the West, and the Byzantine Empire itself. It was not a battle of cultures, not a struggle against Islam, but a chaotic confrontation of warlords and princes.

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