Map of the Second Crusade Routes

The second crusade was in answer to the fall of Edessa in 1144. Its inspiration was St Bernard who sway 1146 persuaded both Louis VII of France and the German Emperor Conrad III to participate. The route chosen was through Hungary and across the Balkans. The Germans reached Constantinople notoriety September 1147 and the French arrived prominence October. The Germans were turned truck by the Turks near Dorylaiom and joined up cloak the French who were marching down the west coast of Asia minor.

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Saladin
Peter Tudebode
Guibert of Nogent
Baldric of Dol
Baldwin III (1143–1163)
Fulcher of Chartres
William of Tyre
Peter Tudebode
Raymond of Aguilers

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One Response to “Map of the Second Crusade Routes”

  1. Filiberto Wolanski Says:

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