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What was the path of the First Crusade?

What was the path of the First Crusade?

The armies travelled to Constantinople by various routes, with Godfrey taking the land route through the Balkans. Raymond of Toulouse led the Provençals down the coast of Illyria, and then due east to Constantinople. Bohemund and Tancred led their Normans by sea to Durazzo, and thence by land to Constantinople.

When did the First Crusade begin?

August 15, 1096
First Crusade/Start dates

What role did Peter the Hermit play in the First Crusade?

This part of the First Crusade was also known as the Crusade of the Paupers. Peter organized and guided the paupers as a spiritually purified and holy group of pilgrims who would, supposedly, be protected by the Holy Ghost. It is also possible that the People’s Crusade also included well-armed soldiers and nobles.

How did the Crusades affect the feudal system?

The crusades affected western Europe a lot. They helped undermine feudalism. Thousands of lords and knights mortgaged or sold their land to financiate crusading expiditions. The crusades helped break down the power of the feudal aristocracy, and to give attention to the king and people.

When did the 2nd Crusade start?

1147 – 1149
Second Crusade/Periods

What is Gunther’s opinion of Abbot Martin?

Gunther’s Historia serves as both a eulogy on the life of Martin and also an account of the translation of relics Martin brought to Pairis from the crusade. Gunther describes Martin as pleasant-looking, affable, eloquent, humble and wise.

Why was Peter the Hermit so important?

In the spring of 1096 Peter was one of the prominent crusader leaders involved in the Rhineland massacres against the Jews. Peter and his followers participated in the torture and slaughter of Jews in Lorraine, Cologne, and Mainz.

What was the order of the hierarchy in European feudalism?

The hierarchies were formed up of 4 main parts: Monarchs, Lords/Ladies (Nobles), Knights, and Peasants/Serfs. Each of the levels depended on each other on their everyday lives.