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Were the Crusades just for Plunder & Money?

By admin / July 8, 2018

QUESTION: Were the Crusades inspired by economics? You mentioned how Venice looted Constantinople. Thank you for making history interesting KR ANSWER: To understand the Crusades, we have to first look at what was the original justification. The Catholic Church encouraged pilgrimages from the 4th century, but they began really during the 1st-2nd century and built in […]