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date: 06 August 2020

Crusades Armed Christian pilgrimages between 1096 and 1291; a joint effort by the Roman Catholic Church and various western European rulers to assert control over the Holy Lands. 

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Encyclopedia of Africa
Author(s):

Leyla Keough

From the eleventh to the thirteenth century, successive popes summoned Christians on crusades to seize Jerusalem and the Church of ...

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