Origins of the Crusades - EXPLAINED

47 47 views
5m Apr 7, 2021

In this episode I interview Dr. Jacob Lackner from the awesome history YouTube Channel Nizzahon History on why the Crusades actually happened.

From historiography to heated conversations online we see a variety of narratives pushed that attempt to frame the Crusades in a way that oftentimes creates misconceptions and distortions of historical facts and sources.

Was the Crusades due to unstoppable Islamic expansion?
Were the Crusades unchecked colonial genocide carried out by Europeans?
Why did the Europeans participate in the Crusades?
What were the motives of the Crusaders themselves?

Dr. Lackner briefly and thoroughly takes us into the complicated subject and explains its complexity and leaves you with a far better understanding of the Crusades and those who took part in them.

Support Dr. Lackner and his YouTube Channel below!

YouTube Channel Nizzahon History

Academia Page: https://ou.academia.edu/JacobLackner

Twitter : https://twitter.com/Lackner_J

Celebrate the birthplace of civilization and get our Sumerian Shirt | Hoodie | Coffee Mug today!

CLOTHES: https://teespring.com/Sumerian-Clothing?pid=212&cid=5818

COFFEE MUGS: https://teespring.com/sumerian-coffee-mug?pid=658&cid=102908

Check out our new store! https://teespring.com/stores/the-history-shop

Get your Sea Peoples | Late Bronze Age Merch below!

Mugs: https://teespring.com/new-sea-peoples-mediterranean?pid=658&cid=102950

Hoodies | Shirts | Tank Tops: https://teespring.com/get-sea-peoples-mediterranean?pid=212&cid=5819

Get your Hittite Merch below!

Mugs: https://teespring.com/HittiteEmpireMug?pid=658&cid=102950&sid=front

Shirts | Tank Tops | Hoodies: https://teespring.com/hittite-empire-shirt?pid=2&cid=2397

Trojan War Merch Below!

Mugs: https://teespring.com/trojan-war-coffee-mug?pid=658&cid=102950

Tank Tops | Shirts | Hoodies: https://teespring.com/TrojanWarShirt?pid=2&cid=2397

Support the channel and make history matter!

Donate directly to PayPal: https://paypal.me/NickBarksdale

Enjoy history merchandise? Check out affiliate link to SPQR Emporium!

*Disclaimer, the link above is an affiliate link which means we will earn a generous commission from your magnificent purchase, just another way to help out the channel!

Join our community!

Thumbnail Art Attribution: https://www.deviantart.com/seven-teenth/art/Beginning-of-the-Crusade-823263684

About Make History Matter

The focus of this channel is history plain and simple and all of the facts and theories that come with it.


Markdown is supported.