Essays Tagged: "Crusaders"

Eleanor Rosevelt

, as I remember, more than any other woman, 'typified... the realizaton of the dreams of the female Crusaders of the 19th century who threw off the restrictions of the Victorian age.' So when I had th ...

(10 pages) 212 1 3.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Religious Crusades

s Christ. It was later used to designate any military effort by Europeans againstnon-Christians.The Crusaders carved out feudal states in the Near East. Thus the Crusades are animportant early part of ... blished a Western Christian military presence in the NearEast that lasted for almost 200 years. The Crusaders called this area Outremer, French for"beyond the seas." The First Crusade was the wonder o ...

(13 pages) 435 4 3.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Crusades

expanding Turks in the middle east. These Turkish forcesinvaded Byzantium, a Christian empire. The crusaders were a militia, sent out to recover what theythought was theirs.The first crusade was esse ... was recaptured. The armies were skeptical of this demand but agreedanyway. The first attack by the crusaders was on Anatolian, the Turkish capital. Meanwhile theByzantians were also trying to recaptu ...

(5 pages) 168 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The origins of the Knights Templar and their effect on Christianity. It includes interesting facts and some personal reflection.

ghts is that they were more like monks than like warriors. They took three perpetual vows, just one crusaders vow, and promised to follow the austere rules of the chapel and living quarters. The knigh ...

(4 pages) 75 2 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Brief history of the guitar just what it says brief history and history of major composers and guitar music

D., they brought with them a stringed instrument called the rebec (an ancestor of the guitar). Also crusaders returning to England and Gypsies wandering west from Persia during the twelfth century bro ...

(4 pages) 105 2 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Answers: Study the sieges of Antioch and Jerusalem during the first crusade and Acre during the Third Crusade. Describe the logistical hardships of mounting a siege in foreign territory.

of mounting a siege in foreign territory. Compare the means and ends of each campaign. How did the Crusaders act toward Jews and Muslims.Just as the developing warfare of the West, sieges were more c ... and controlled step by step, city and castle, one at a time. From the onset, it was obvious to the Crusaders that they must establish a base of operations within the perimeter of the Islamic strangle ...

(6 pages) 52 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Sojourner Truth is an icon of the most American of ideals for her activism in various areas.

and women, she arose to become one of the most formidable activists, abolitionists, feminists, and crusaders for equal rights in her time or any other. Besides joining the abolitionist fight, Truth a ...

(2 pages) 103 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

"The Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller.

ged to take over Jerusalem, further journeys gave Christian Europe nothing, but thousands of killed crusaders. Besides, every new crusade established, fought for the original purpose in a different wa ... we will be able to find some similarities between Willy's blind attempts to fulfill his dreams and crusaders' endless ordeals of saving the Holy land. It may seem far - fetched, however, I find the c ...

(4 pages) 99 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Templar Knights.

e Warrior Monks. The Templars fought along side King Richard I (Richard The Lion Hearted) and other Crusaders in the battles for the Holy Lands.In two centuries, they became powerful enough to defy al ... t.The wardrobe of the Templars is best known as a white mantle emblazoned with the Red Cross of the crusaders. However this cross was not part of their original dress and didn't come to be until later ...

(4 pages) 67 0 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The origin of the Crusades.

The Noble CrusadersWho were the Crusaders? This is a question that is brought up frequently because the Crusad ... that is brought up frequently because the Crusades are a very interesting and important topic. The Crusaders were a band of men fighting for their religion and their freedom. When you became a crusad ... on that they were fighting was to recapture the Holy Land, which had been taken by the Muslims. The Crusaders are an important topic, and hopefully this fundamental pilgrimage will be exhilarating eno ...

(7 pages) 180 1 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Exploring the plot and subplot of The Castle, Howard Barker.

everyone being equal in the way that the women now are.Krak, a prisoner who was brought back by the crusaders, has the idea that the men must build a castle in order to reinstate their authority over ... the neighbouring towns build their own castles bigger and better than the castle being build by the crusaders.Meanwhile there are several complicated relationships going on between some of our charact ...

(2 pages) 34 0 1.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Pros and Cons of The Crusades. Reasons The Crusades took place.

ollowing. The crusades then began with religious promises and other opportunities available to the crusaders. And even after all of those events the west still prospered in certain ways. The Crusad ... eligious reasons even though it had very little hope for victory. The principal motivation for the crusaders was this mix of war and religious salvation.While in 1187 the muslims took Jerusalem b ...

(2 pages) 118 0 2.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

First Steps of Football: Establishing an Association

ded as an association. The main football clubs in England (for example: Forest, Barnes, War Office, Crusaders, Crystal Palace and others) sent their representatives to the meeting in the Freemason's t ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Were the Crusades political or religious?

otive: Religion. People fought the Muslims, Seljuk Turks, to regain the Middle East in the name of "crusaders" which means "marked with the cross". This was the beginning of the Europe's waking up to ... de Europe and dominate more lands for religious, economic and political reasons. As many as 600,000 crusaders left Europe and marched overland to Jerusalem to "save" the Holy Land of Christianity desp ...

(5 pages) 118 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Fourth Crusade

successful as he intended. From attacking the city of Zara to attacking Constantinople, the Pope's crusaders did not follow his instructions at all! The French lords, who the pope placed in charge of ... ne empire instead of enemies of Christianity in Egypt. By the time Constantinople was sacked by the crusaders, the Byzantine Empire which had stood for nine centuries fell apart, resulting in many con ...

(3 pages) 34 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Armenian Rite

century A.D. The Armenian Catholic Church, part of the Eastern rites, Was first founded in 1198 by crusaders in Cilicia. Rome and the Armenian Church have first records of contact in the 12th century ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

What Caused the First Crusade, and was it a Success?

the sit of Solomon's temple. The main idea of the First Crusade was good against evil, in which the crusaders were on the good side and the Muslims and Jews on the evil side; after all they were the o ... by the Turks there. Because this was their Holy Land, it caused many Christians to be outraged.The crusaders existence was established mostly on strong beliefs more than any other reason. The crusade ...

(5 pages) 161 2 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The First Crusade: a success?

ble success of Urban's crusade seemed to confirm his preaching theme that God was fighting with the crusaders"-Penny J. ColeThis view, that the First Crusade was a great success, is still generally ac ... st Crusade was a great success, is still generally accepted today, as it was by contemporaries. The crusaders themselves, convinced that their mission had been achieved, "entitled their chronicles Ges ...

(10 pages) 98 1 3.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The role of the Crusades in the Cultural awakening of the late Middle Ages/Describe the role of the Crusades in the cultural awakening of the late Middle Ages

s. The armies of the first Crusade were successful and took Jerusalem from the Muslims in 1099. The Crusaders set up Christian kingdoms along the coast of Palestine and Syria, and built strong fortres ... their new lands.There were seven more Crusades after the first one. Many of them failed because the Crusaders fought with each other. The Muslims took back much of the Holy Land. When the Muslims took ...

(2 pages) 45 1 3.8 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

The Theme of Exchange in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice

etting. Venice is a famous cultural city in Italy, in the Renaissance period it was a crossroad for crusaders, a money-lending centre of Europe, the mercantile, tumultuous city. This vivid setting of ...

(5 pages) 19 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers