Legacy of the Crusades: How They Changed Our World

Code: LH41075

Dates: March 31 - April 28, 2022

Meets: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Sessions: 5

Location: ONLINE

Course Fee: $79.00

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During the Middle Ages the Mediterranean world was wracked by the Crusades, when Christians strove mightily to rescue the Holy Land from Muslim rule. But the Crusaders, brutal and land-hungry, instead ransacked Constantinople, the greatest city in Christendom. The Papacy turned away from the Crusades to attack heretics, and the crusading spirit dissolved in orgies of destruction from Provence to Muscovy. With the Mongols at the door, the bloody Mediterranean wars of religion flickered out, until revived in our time by Osama bin Laden and his ilk. See why there is no sign these wars will never be over.
Fee: $79.00

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George Wrangham

George D. Wrangham has a Masters Degree from Cambridge University and is the former Head of the History Department of the Shipley School. An internationally published commentator on the teaching of history, George enjoys sharing his passion for understanding how the past influences the present.



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