THE CRUSADES. A Quest for the Holy Land. Crusades. A long series or Wars between Christians and Muslims They fought over control of Jerusalem which was called the Holy Land because it was the region where Jesus had lived, preached and died. Causes of the Crusades. The Call to Arms.
A Quest for the Holy Land
Lorenzo de Medici was part of a family that ruled Florence and served as bankers for the Crusades and patrons of the Renaissance
Egyptian scarf or garment fragment ca 1395
1492 was the year of both the completion of the Reconquista and Columbus’ voyage to the New World