The Crusades of Violence D.18.06.27

26 Jun

The crusades were an ugly episode, as is likely to be the case whenever any religion endorses organized violence against unbelievers.
It was also a point where Europeans began to engage with non-European cultures. After the first crusade, trade between Europe and the Muslim world increased enormously to the great enrichment of cities like Genoa and Venice.
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