Bundle of 2 - Middle Ages - The Crusades & the Rise of Islam

Bundle of 2 - Middle Ages - The Crusades & the Rise of Islam
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This is a bundle of 2 highly animated, power point presentation on the Middle Ages - Rise of Islam &The Crusades. The total number of slides in the presentations is 48. Each of the slides are editable so you can modify the slides if you need to.

Islam was a religion founded in the 7th Century AD by Muhammad, an Arabian merchant from the city of Mecca. In the centuries leading up to the birth of Muhammad, Christianity had become the dominant faith of the Mediterranean and its message was quickly spreading to other regions of the world via the major trade routes of the era.

Mecca was a city along these trade routes, and may have played a role in the flow of goods and ideas between the trade systems of the Mediterranean and Indian Ocean. It should therefore come as no surprise that Islam would be heavily influenced by the traditions of Christianity and Judaism.

The expansion of Islam was astounding. In just 100 years since Muhammad first claimed prophethood, Islam had by force of arms, conquered all of Arabia and then expanded out and conquered as far west as Spain and as far east as Afghanistan. The Islamic Caliphate had become the largest empire the world had yet known, controlling some of the most important centers of civilization.

Power point presentation #1 is entitled, The Rise of Islam and contains 23 slides and covers the following:

Spread of Islam Map
Origins of Islam
Commonality of Religions
Life of Muhammad
Persecution
Expansion Begins
Muhammad Expands
The Rashidun Caliphate
The Wars of Apostasy
Caliphate of Umar
Islamic Civilization
Umayyad Caliphate
Conquest of the Maghreb
The Byzantine’s
Invasion of Europe
Aftermath
Future Struggles
Rise of Christianity
Rise of Islam
Early Relationships
End of Presentation

The first of the Crusades began in 1095, when armies of Christians from Western Europe responded to Pope Urban II’s plea to go to war against Muslim forces in the Holy Land. Considered at the time to be divinely sanctioned, these campaigns, involving often ruthless battles. At their core was a desire for access to shrines associated with the life and ministry of Jesus, above all the Holy Sepulcher, the church in Jerusalem said to contain the tomb of Chris.

Absolution from sin and eternal glory were promised to the Crusaders, who also hoped to gain land and wealth in the East. Pope Urban’s plea met with a tremendous response, both among lower levels of the military as well as ordinary citizens; it was determined that those who joined the armed pilgrimage would wear a cross as a symbol of the Church.

The crusades lasted for 200 years until support for such efforts disappeared in the 16th century, with the rise of the Reformation and the corresponding decline of papal authority.

Power point presentation #2 is entitled, The Crusades and contains 25 slides and covers the following:

Overview
Map of Crusades 1-4
First Objective Met
Background
Request for Troops
First Crusade: 1096-1099
Oath of Loyalty
Slaughter
Second Crusade: 1147-1149
Disastrous End
Third Crusade: 1189-1192
King Richard I
Fourth Crusade: 1198-1229
Minor Crusades
Fifth Crusade: 1216-1221
Sixth Crusade: 1229
Seventh Crusade: 1239-1241
Eighth Crusade: 1249-1250
The Mamluks
End of the Crusades
Final Thoughts
End of Presentation

This is one of many bundled power point presentations I offer in my store under the heading.... The Middle Ages.
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