The Crusading Impulse
Lecture no. 10 from the course: Years that Changed History: 1215
Taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
A few lectures ago, you studied the “persecution canons” of the Fourth Lateran Council and saw the tense relationship between the Church and non-Christians. Here, Professor Armstrong unpacks the background to the Crusades, beginning with Pope Urban II’s 1095 call for Christians to take the Holy Land back from the Muslims.