The Crusades of the Middle Ages had less to do with religion than most believe. In the late twelfth century forces throughout Europe waged a Holy Crusade against the Muslims who occupied Jerusalem. The politically charged atmosphere sought to undermine Richard the Lion Heart's authority and ability to wage an effective war against Saladin.
|Presenter:||Nickolas Kingsley (Undergraduate Student)|
|Time:||1:15 pm (Session III)|
Mediterranean Passages: Religious, Linguistic, and Cultural
8:45 am - 7 pm
Writers Forum: Calvin Trillin