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« Reply #210 on: September 19, 2009, 08:34:31 pm »

Things you should know:

    * Islam spread far from its birthplace in the modern nation of Saudi Arabia.  By AD1095, Muslim territory included land where Jesus Christ lived.  Christians warriors of the era believed Christians, not Muslims, should control their holy lands.
    * The Crusades were a series of wars initiated by Christians to win back their holy lands from Muslims.
    * The Crusaders were ultimately unable to reclaim their holy lands, but the wars had another effect: Western Europeans had left their homes to fight in a distant war.  The stories of the returning Crusaders encouraged their countrymen to look beyond their own villages for the first time

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