Krak des Chevaliers

In 1096, the first armed expedition (there were seven in total) set off from Western Europe, known as the Crusade.

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The Crusades were a response to the call of Pope Urban II, and their goal was to liberate Jerusalem and the Holy Sepulcher from the hands of Muslims, as well as to protect pilgrim Christians traveling to the Holy Land.