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Wars and Popes

What was the Great Western Schism, and how was it resolved?


The Great Western Schism was a period from 1378 to 1417 when there were multiple Popes at the same time. Continue reading “Wars and Popes”


Pope Gregory VII versus Henry IV

Describe the events that took place during the conflict between Pope Gregory VII and Henry IV. What was at stake? Continue reading “Pope Gregory VII versus Henry IV”

Problems of the Church

What were the problems besetting the Church? What was “moderate reform”?

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Crusade Misconceptions

What are some common misconceptions about the Crusades, and why are they incorrect?

Some of the largest misconceptions about the Crusades are that they were unprovoked, that Crusaders just wanted to get rich and not liberate the holy lands, and that the Crusades cause modern day terrorism. Continue reading “Crusade Misconceptions”

Greek Religion vs. Christianity

What was different between the Greek religion and Christianity? The main difference is the goals. The goal of Greek religion was to have your God serve you and not kill you. Continue reading “Greek Religion vs. Christianity”

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