The Crusades

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Crusades
A medieval military expedition, one of a series made by Europeans to recover the Holy Land from the Muslims.
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Rome
The capital of Italy, in the west central part of the country.
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Constantinople
The former name of Istanbul, from ad 330 until the capture of the city by the Turks in 1453.
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Byzantine Empire
The empire in southeastern Europe and Asia Minor formed from the eastern part of the Roman Empire.
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Greek Orthodox Church
The Eastern Orthodox Church, which uses the Byzantine rite in Greek, in particular the national Church of Greece.
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Holy Roman Empire
The empire set up in western Europe following the coronation of Charlemagne as emperor in the year 800.
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Mohammed
the Arab prophet who, according to Islam, was the last messenger of Allah (570-632).
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Islam
1.The religion of the Muslims, a monotheistic faith regarded as revealed through Muhammad as the Prophet of Allah.
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Caliph
The chief Muslim civil and religious ruler, regarded as the successor of Muhammad.
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Sunni
1.One of the two main branches of Islam, commonly described as orthodox.
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Shi'ite
An adherent of the Shia branch of Islam.
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Abbasid
A member of a dynasty of caliphs ruling at Baghdad, a.d. 750–1258, governing most of the Islamic world and claiming descent from Abbas, uncle of Muhammad.
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Fatamid
A member of a dynasty that ruled in parts of northern Africa and Syria 909–1171.
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Seljuk Turks
A Turkish dynasty ruling in central and western Asia from the 11th to the 13th century.
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The Battle of Manzikert
fought between the Byzantine Empire and Seljuq forces led by Alp Arslan on August 26, 1071 near Manzikert.
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Anatolia
The western peninsula of Asia that forms the greater part of Turkey.
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Hugh of Vermandois
Hugh I (1053 - October 18, 1101), called Magnus or the Great, was a younger son of Henry I of France and Anne of Kiev
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Robert, Duke of Normandy
Robert Curthose[1] (c. 1054 – 3 February 1134), sometimes styled Robert II or Robert III, was the Duke of Normandy from 1087 until 1106 and an unsuccessful claimant to the throne of the Kingdom of England.
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Stephen, Count of Blois
1097?–1154, king of England (1135–54). The son of Stephen, count of Blois and Chartres, and Adela, daughter of William I of England, he was brought up by his uncle.
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The capital of Italy, in the west central part of the country.

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Rome

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The former name of Istanbul, from ad 330 until the capture of the city by the Turks in 1453.

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The empire in southeastern Europe and Asia Minor formed from the eastern part of the Roman Empire.

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The Eastern Orthodox Church, which uses the Byzantine rite in Greek, in particular the national Church of Greece.

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