World History Chapter 14 Study Guide
-Richard and Saladin make an agreement.
-Saladin keeps Jerusalem, and christian pilgrims are allowed to visit city.
The Crusades were an attempt by the Catholic church to re-gain control, authority, and power over provinces in the Middle-East. Pilgrims were denied the right to visit the holy lands by the Muslims and Kingdom of Christendom. They wanted to free Eastern Christians from islamic rule.
The Crusades allowed Arabian medical practices and architectural knowledge to be transferred to the West. Conquered towns helped to provide extra income for the treasure from furs, ivory, and spices.