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The crusading plans during the fourteenth and fifteenth century

The crusading plans during the fourteenth and fifteenth century

By Al Hajji Hayaat Nasser

Bulletin of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, No.5 (1982)

Introduction: It is difficult to try an attempt for describing the whole wide-shaped picture of the crusading propaganda in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. Nevertheless, one must not hesitate to shed light on the main elements which might be considered as the most important aspects of the whole project. From the preliminary look one could easily understand that the different features are concerning a certain period which completely changed from the passed years with its old crusading song. It is a different period with new aspects and activities. The crusade of this period is completely a different image which differs in the meanings and aims from the old ordinary plans. The crusade against Tunis could be taken as an example that crusading project had been changed to serve personal ambition.

It is difficult to try an attempt for describing the whole wide-shaped picture of the crusading propaganda in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. Nevertheless, one must not hesitate to shed light on the main elements which might be considered as the most important aspects of the whole project. From the preliminary look one could easily understand that the different features are concerning a certain period which completely changed from the passed years with its old crusading song. It is a different period with new aspects and activities. The crusade of this period is completely a different image which differs in its meanings and aims from the old ordinary plans.

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