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History of the Crusades
"A quiz on the Crusades up to about 1300."
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The Byzantine Emperor Alexius asked for help from Pope Urban II in defending Byzantium from the Turks. The Byzantine Equivalent of the Pope is the Patriarch, who was the Patriarch of Constantinople when Alexius made his call for a Crusade?
Nicolas III Kyrdinates
John IX Agapetus
Only one knight accompanied Peter the Hermit on his crusade in 1095-96. What was his name?
Duke Robert of Normandy
Walter Sansavoir of Poiss
Gerald of Aurillac
Baldric of Dols
Which of the leaders of the Crusades were the first to reach Constantinople?
Godfrey of Bouillon
Count Robert II of Flanders
Count Hugh of Vermandois
Bohemund of Tours
Which is the first city to be taken back from the Turks in the First Crusade?
What was the name of the tower guard who helped Bohemund breach the walls of Antioch?
After the capture of Antioch, the Crusaders themseleves were besieged. Peter Bartholemew claimed a certain relic was buried under the cathedral of Antioch. What relic did he believe was there?
Jesus's Burial Shroud
The True Cross
The Holy Lance
The Holy Grail
Peter Bartholemew continued to have visions and eventually overstayed his welcome in Antioch. He was put through an ordeal. How did he die?
Burnt to Death
Infection from Wound
Who was crowned the first King of Jerusalem after its capture in 1099?
Robert II of Flanders
Godfrey of Bouillon
Baldwin of Bouillon
Raymond of Toulouse
This Arab leader arrived on the scene in 1126. He was given Alleppo and had his eyes on Damascus rather than the Kingdom of Jerusalem. He did not allow his troops to drink but was an alcoholic himself. Who was he?
Imad ed-Din Zengi
On the way to the Second Crusade, 90% of Conrad's army was destroyed. Where did this happen?
While Louis VII was away crusading the court of Louis VII's wife became well known as a centre for troubadours and the celebration of courtly love. Who was Louis' wife?
Eleanor of Aquitaine
Constance of Antioch
Stephanie of Transjordan
This battle resulted in the capture of Jerusalem in 1187. Reynald de Chatillion and Guy de Lusigian were both captured. What was the name of this battle?
Battle of the Pools of Goliath
The Battle of the Horns of Hattin
Battle of Kerak
Battle of Acre
He was the last Byzantine Emperor of the House of Comnenius. He ended the Byzantine Dynasty which originally asked for help from the Pope in the West. Who was this man?
John Ducas Caesar
This city is where the Crusaders spent the winter before moving on to sack Constantinople during the Fourth Crusade.
Which of the following was NOT a belief of the Albigensians who were the target of a Crusade by Pope Innocent III?
Stephen of St. Cloyes was responsible for leading what Crusade in 1212?
The Children's Crusade
The Fifth Crusade
The Albigenisian Crusade
The Sixth Crusade
The Crusaders who embarked on the Fifth Crusade decided to attack Northern Africa instead of Jerusalem and the Holy Land. What was the name of the first city the Crusaders took in August of 1219?
This Crusading Monarch was able to broker a deal with al-Kamil in 1228 in which he gained Jerusalem, Bethelhem, and the coastline. He also gained eight years of peace and in turn left the Dome of the Rock to the Muslims. Who was he?
Simon of Tyre
John of Brienne
This group is responsible for halting the Mongols under Genghis Khan from reaching Europe. Who were they?
This was the last Crusade stronghold in Palestine which fell in 1291:
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