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Taulman comic strip
Updated: 12/5/2018
Taulman comic strip
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  • Pope Urban II is explaining why he called for the Crusade.
  • We need a Crusade because of all the pilgrim's problems. 
  • A Christian pilgrim is defending the land from a Seljuk Turk.
  • Get off my land now!
  • I am not leaving. I am taking over Jerusalem. Nobody can stop me.
  • The Pope faced challenges like trying to find mercenaries to help get back the land.
  • Can anybody help get us back our land?
  • Yes, we would be honored to help.
  • The Pope traveled to places like Jerusalem.
  • We should go and travel to Jerusalem.
  • Pope Urban II wanted a military expedition so they could aid the Byzantine Empire, which had recently lost most of Anatolia to the Seljuq Turks.
  • We need a military expedition to aid the Byzantine Empire.
  • The Crusade increased trade in Europe and the development of towns. Pope Urban II failed in the first Crusade which is illustrated above. 
  • Well, that was disappointing. The Muslims won control of the Holy Lands.
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