VII. The Crusades
Cultures in Collision

10. Christianity splits into Latin West & Greek East

11. A Holy War: Political Opportunism, not Idealism

12. The Initial Crusades: A Fight to the Death

13. The Emergence of Islam

14. The Arab’s Biblical connection

15. Factors in Islam’s Meteoric Rise

16. Corruption of Islam

17. The Rise & Fall of the Seljuk Turks

18. Incessant War based in Warrior Cult, not Religion

19. The Fourth: The Banker’s Crusade (1202-04)

20. Consequences of the Crusades

21. The Illusion of Progress