Description

Pope Urban II urges the faithful to wrest the Holy Land from the Muslims, recapture the Holy Sepulchre and to repel the Seljuk Turks from the Byzantine Empire, heralding start of Crusades

Location

Clermont-Ferrand

Rate

Strong importance (9)

Sphere

Wars & Terrorism, Religion

Images

Pope Urban II at the Council of Clermont, Illumination from the Livre des Passages d'Outre-mer

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