God Wills It! The Crusades in Medieval and Modern Perspectives
Cross-listed with: RELS133. Credit only granted for: HIST133, RELS133 or RELS289D. Formerly: RELS289D. An examination of the identities and convictions both of the Western Europeans who participated in the Crusades and of the Easterners (Muslim, Christian, and Jewish) whom they encountered in the Holy Land. Focuses on the era of the first four great Crusades, from about 1095 to 1215. Consideration of the cultural impact of these movements on both Western Europe and the Middle East.