Crusades

Timeline created by _Autumn_
  • 600

    Arab Control

    Arab Control
    Arabs came in the city and took control of Jerusalem. Allowed Christian and Jewish pilgrims to visit.
  • 1093

    Invaders

    Invaders
    The Muslim Turks (Ottoman Turks) were trying to take over the Byzantine capital of Constantinople.
  • 1095

    New Arab Control

    New Arab Control
    New group of Arabs took control of Jerusalem. Closed the city to Jewish and Christian pilgrims.Trying to invade the Byzantine Empire.
  • 1095

    Pope Urban ll responds

    Pope Urban ll responds
    Pope Urban ll read a letter in November asking for help. Also called for a "Holy War" or a crusade. He said those who died and fought in the war would be promised a spot in heaven with all their sins forgiven. About 30,000 men took his offer and went to fight.
  • 1096

    First Crusade

    The first crusade lasted 1096 to 1099.
  • 1099

    First Crusade End

    The first crusade lasted 1096 to 1099.
  • 1147

    Second Crusade

    Muslim leader Saladin takes control of Jerusalem. Muslim Turks re-conquer city. Saladin described as honest and brave.
  • 1149

    Second Crusade End

    Muslim leader Saladin takes control of Jerusalem. Muslim Turks re-conquer city. Saladin described as honest and brave.
  • 1189

    Third Crusade

    Richard the Lion Hearted and two other leaders fail to recapture Jerusalem. Saladin and him respected each other.
  • 1192

    Third Crusade End

    Richard the Lion Hearted and two other leaders fail to recapture Jerusalem. Saladin and him respected each other
  • 1202

    Fourth Crusade

    Stole statues, money, paintings and jewelry. Burned libraries, and destroyed churches. People of Constantinople hated the west for sacking their city
  • 1204

    Fourth Crusade End

    Fourth Crusade End
    Stole statues, money, paintings and jewelry. Burned libraries, and destroyed churches. People of Constantinople hated the west for sacking their city
  • 1212

    Children Crusade

    Thousands of German and French children try to reach Jerusalem. They believed god would help because they were children. They were forced to go home.
  • 1453

    Success for Muslim Turks

    Success for Muslim Turks
    Muslim Turks were successful on taking over the Byzantine in 1453.