Crusades Essay Topics

Warfare During The Crusades

Medieval warfare is the combat of the middle Ages. In Europe several changes like technological, cultural, and social developments had brought about a dramatic alteration in the nature of warfare from ancient times, altering military procedures and the function of cavalry and artillery. Analogous transformations in patterns of warfare as well were introduced in other… View Article


The initial cause for the crusades is the emperor asked for help. Pope Urban the second thought that by “moving” the Muslims Christianity would be brought back together. The goals of the crusades were economic, social, and political goals as well as religious motives. The Pope wanted to reclaim Palestine because the Muslims controlled it… View Article

Crusades and Holy Land

* In 1905, Pope Urban saw an opportunity for power and decides to help the leader of the Byzantine Empire by killing the turks. As the Pope is Christian, he doesn’t want power in hands of infidels (infidels are people who don’t believe in Christianity), and as Turks are Muslim and did not believe in… View Article

Renaissance Causes & Effects

The Renaissance or otherwise known as the Rebirth was the mark of a new era of a way of life. It had taken place from the 14th to 16th centuries (or from 1350 AD to 1550 AD) and was a phase of changes which were more evident in culture and not a political event. The… View Article

Kingdom of Heaven

Kingdom of Heaven is about a man named Balian from Ibelin who travels to Jerusalem during the crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people. During this movie Balian’s wife commits suicide and he kills his own brother and runs away from the village…. View Article

Why did the First Crusade erupt

The First Crusade was a monumental event of the 11th century, where thousands of ordinary people took up the cross to make the extremely long and perilous journey to Jerusalem to fight the ‘other’; the Muslim threat. Inspired by extreme devotion to God and His church, people made this decision based on a single speech…. View Article

Reasons of The Unjustified Crusades

During the middle ages, there have been multiple crusades that happened all over the Middle East. The Crusades were missions led by nobles. All of these crusades were meant to liberate and conquer Jerusalem or also called “The Holy City”. The first crusade out of the four main crusades came out as a success. The… View Article