THE 2nd Crusade and impact 1140-1180

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Why was Byzantium hostile to crusaders
Bohemond becomes ruler of Antioch, not Alexios
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Why was Edessa captured 1144?
County of Edessa so isolated and northerly.With least amount of population living in it.Relief dispatch took about 4 weeks to get there
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Why did Pope Eugenius call 2nd Crusade?
Quantum Praedecessores emphasised the family traditions of crusading
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How important was lack of clear aims? Examples
Antioch,June 1148,Council of Palmarea,decided it would be better to attack Damascus
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How far was failure the responsibility of Franks of outremer? Examples
When the Crusaders attacked Damascus in July 1149, it was Nur ad Din the people turned to for help.
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Why was Edessa captured 1144?

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County of Edessa so isolated and northerly.With least amount of population living in it.Relief dispatch took about 4 weeks to get there

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Why did Pope Eugenius call 2nd Crusade?

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How important was lack of clear aims? Examples

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How far was failure the responsibility of Franks of outremer? Examples

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