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Pope Urban II Launches The First Holy Crusade

Today on November 27, 1095, Pope Urban II launched the First Crusade, ordering European Christians to take arms and reclaim the Holy Land — “God...
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Christian Soldiers Capture Antioch During The First Crusade

Today on October 20, 1097, the first Crusader Army arrives in the Holy Land to begin the Siege of Antioch. The Siege of Antioch marked...
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The Leper King Decisively Defeats Saladin At Montgisard

Today on November 25, 1177, King Baldwin IV supported by the Knights Templar defeated Saladin at the Battle of Montgisard. King Baldwin IV ruled over...

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