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Declare a holy war call the troops to arm Joel 3 9 The Crusade Crusading for religion greed and peace I quote myself Religion and war is the same thing control of the many by the few Simon 8E The first Crusade The facts The year was 1095 and the Arabs had for over 400 years been controlling the sacred land Palestine Arabs at that time wasnt called Arabs but they where called Mohammedans or the unfaithful by the Christian people The Arabs where starting to be more intolerant then before even though theyve been controlling Jerusalem for over 400 years The Christian pilgrims had always been allowed to visit the sacred grave of Jesus but not any more This out raged the Christians and the pope declared a holy war by travelling to France preaching to the highnesses The eastern roman emperor Alexjos helped the crusade by getting gear and boats to travel across the sea to the west Asian side When they arrived to the city of Nicaea they saw the high walls and their catapults made no matter against the heavy walls They defeated one army of mounted soldiers swiftly but then again the high walls So then again the crusade asked the emperor Alexjos for help He answered that he gratefully would help them but this time for a small fee He wanted the city in return and the crusaders couldnt say no because they had to go on So he gave them heavy war and siege machines because he got his profit from doing that After one day of siege the Arabs took heavy casualties and gave up Great sovereign from distant lands we had enough we give
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