July 24th notes, part 2

July 24th notes, part 2 - July 24th; part 2 Topic: The 2nd...

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July 24 th ; part 2 Topic: The 2 nd Crusade 1. The Bringing of the 2 nd Crusade a. The fall of Edessa and the rise of Zengi was the spark that reignited the fire of the crusade b. In 1145, Pope Engenius III (1145-53) issued the papal bull Quantum praedecessores i. It looked back at the glory of the 1 st Crusade ii. Called the knights of the Chistendom to once again take up the cross of Christ c. The pope wanted the crusade preached to Italy and France i. He didn’t want it preached to Germany ii. He needed German emperor Conrad III to support with other quarrels d. Bernard of Clairvaux preached the 2 nd crusade hard i. He tried to avoid the massacre of Jews but failed as Peter the Hermit did ii. The crusade enthusiasm spread to Germany so he also preached there 2. The Wendish Crusade a. In 1147, a large body of German crusaders requested to lead a crusade to the pagan Wends b. They took no prisoners: either convert or die 3. The 2 nd Crusade a. Louis VIII, the king of France, lead his troops to Constantinople
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This note was uploaded on 10/01/2008 for the course HIST 309 taught by Professor Morgan during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.

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July 24th notes, part 2 - July 24th; part 2 Topic: The 2nd...

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