The Crusades

The War of Wars

Some facts about the Crusades

The Crusades are a series of holy wars against Islam led by power-mad popes and fought by religious fanatics.The reason of Crusades was war between Christian and Muslim.One of the first objectives the Crusades had was to release the Holy land from the Saracens.They also wanted to capture Jerusalem.The first Crusades last from 1095-1099 and were established in Latin King of Jerusalem .Crusaders came from both upper and lower classes.

The Fall of the Crusades

The Crusades fell in 1291 after the kingdom of Jerusalem was gradually lost.The Crusades had a great effects in Europe in the Middle Ages which also was a important factor in the history of the progress of civilization.The influence of the Crusades were from the wealth and power of the Cahtolic church.