military campaigns sanctioned by the Latin Church in the Middle Ages

Crusades were military campaigns sanctioned by the Catholic Church during the Middle Ages, to expand the realm of Christianity.

The Crusades commonly refers to the nine crusades to the Holy Land from 1095 to 1272.

Other crusades include Northern Crusades to Balticum and Finland, as well as the Reconquista on the Iberian Peninsula.


The Holy LandEdit

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