Section: Antisemitism
The Crusades – The Holocaust Explained: Designed for schools

The Crusades

The crusades were a series of religious wars in the medieval period. They were primarily between Christians and Muslims. Both sides fought for control over sacred, religious, lands in the Middle East. In 1095 the newly elected Pope Urban II called on his followers to liberate Jerusalem, the holy land, from Muslim nonbelievers. Whilst this … Continue reading The Crusades