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The Siege Of Damascus

The Second Crusade began on December 1st, 1145, when Pope Eugenius III called for the recapturing of the Mesopotamian city of Edessa from the Muslim Zengid dynasty. The Christian armies were primarily led by King Louis VII of France and Conrad III of Germany. However, amidst allegations of sabotage, the crusaders were thwarted in their efforts to take Edessa. Louis and Conrad then regrouped in Jerusalem, which had been captured by crusaders in the First Crusade almost fifty years earlier.

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    The Second Crusade began on December 1st, 1145, when Pope Eugenius III called for the recapturing of the Mesopotamian city of Edessa from the Muslim …

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