The journey of the First Crusade

In this lesson you will learn about the difficulties faced by different Crusaders as they made their way to the Holy Land, and just how close to disaster they came.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Q1.Alexios I was the Emperor of whom?

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Q2.Apart from protecting Constantinople, where did Pope Urban II want European knights to go and to take back?

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Q3.Who attended the Council of Clermont?

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Q4.What did Urban II promise to all those who went on the Crusade?

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Q5.What is meant by Deus Vult, which was shouted by the Crusaders at the end of Urban's speech?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Alexios I was the Emperor of whom?

1/5

Q2.Apart from protecting Constantinople, where did Pope Urban II want European knights to go and to take back?

2/5

Q3.Who attended the Council of Clermont?

3/5

Q4.What did Urban II promise to all those who went on the Crusade?

4/5

Q5.What is meant by Deus Vult, which was shouted by the Crusaders at the end of Urban's speech?

5/5

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The Journey of the First Crusade

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

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Question 5

Q1.Who led the People's Crusade which ended up being defeated by the Seljuk Turks?

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Q2.What religious group was attacked in parts of Germany by misguided Crusaders?

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Q3.What did Emperor Alexios I demand from the noble leaders that went through Constantinople?

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Q4.How were the Crusaders able to break the siege of Antioch and get inside the city?

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Q5.What was apparently discovered in Antioch which gave the Crusaders renewed belief that God was on their side?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

The Journey of the First Crusade

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Who led the People's Crusade which ended up being defeated by the Seljuk Turks?

1/5

Q2.What religious group was attacked in parts of Germany by misguided Crusaders?

2/5

Q3.What did Emperor Alexios I demand from the noble leaders that went through Constantinople?

3/5

Q4.How were the Crusaders able to break the siege of Antioch and get inside the city?

4/5

Q5.What was apparently discovered in Antioch which gave the Crusaders renewed belief that God was on their side?

5/5

Lesson summary: The journey of the First Crusade

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