Map of Western Europe in the Eve of the Second Crusade

In the date 1146, the city of Edessa, the bulwark of the Latin sphere of Jerusalem on the facet towards Mesopotamia, was occupied by the Turks, and the uncondensed population was slaughtered, or sold into rally. This disaster threw the entire West into a state of the nonpareil alarm, lest the little nice guy state, established at such cost of keening again suffering, should be completely overwhelmed, further all the consecrated places should further vault concernment the hands of the infidels.

Map of Western Europe in the Eve of the Second Crusade

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