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  Children\'s Crusade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Children's Crusade is the name given a variety of fictional and factual events in 1212 AD that combine some or all of these elements: visions by a boy, Children marching to south Italy, an attempt to free the Holy Land, Children being sold into slavery.
The resulting story illustrates how ingrained the concept of Crusading was in the people of that time— the chroniclers assumed that the pueri must have been Crusaders, in their innocence returning to the foundations of crusading characteristic of Peter the Hermit, and meeting the same sort of tragic fate.
Crusade in Jeans is a fictional account of the children's crusade, as seen through the eyes of a young time traveller.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Fourth Crusade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Dandolo Preaching the Crusade, by Gustav Dore Tomb of Enrico Dandolo Enrico Dandolo (1107?-1205) was the Doge (1192-1205) of Venice during the Fourth Crusade.
While the papal representative to the crusade, Peter Cardinal Capuano, endorsed the move as necessary to prevent the crusade's complete failure, Pope Innocent was alarmed at this development and wrote a letter to the crusade leadership threatening excommunication; this letter was concealed from the bulk of the army and the attack proceeded.
The crusaders captured the Blachernae section of the city in the northwest and used it as a base to attack the rest of the city, but while attempting to defend themselves with a wall of fire, they ended up burning down even more of the city.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Fourth-Crusade   (6203 words)

 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Third Crusade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Childrens Crusade is the name given to a variety of fictional and factual events in 1212 that combine some or all of these elements: visions by a boy, children marching to south Italy, an attempt to free the Holy Land, and children being sold into slavery.
The Seventh Crusade was a crusade led by Louis IX of France from 1248 to 1254.
The 13th century crusades never expressed such a popular fever, and after Acre fell for the last time in 1291, and after the extermination of the Occitan Cathars in the Albigensian Crusade, the crusading ideal became devalued by Papal justifications of political and territorial aggressions within Catholic Europe.
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 The Dead Boy Detectives - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The characters are the ghosts of two dead children, Charles Rowland and Edwin Paine, who rather then enter the afterlife stay on Earth to become detectives investigating crimes which involve the supernatural.
Gaiman revived the characters in the Childrens Crusade Vertigo´s first and only crossover event which ran through all that year´s Vertigo annuals that were published between December 1993 and January 1994.
Although the characters are children and their stories often involve other children and child-related themes, the The Dead Boy Detectives graphic novel was their first full appearance which did not carry the "suggested for mature readers" label.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Dead_Boy_Detectives   (602 words)

 Medieval Sourcebook: The "Children's Crusade", 1212   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
That the spirit of the Crusade was not dead is amply proved by the eight large expeditions from various quarters of Europe during the thirteenth century.
The survival of the Crusading spirit during the century is further shown by the extraordinary movement in 1212 which is known as the Children's Crusade.
This expedition which, of course, was not a Crusade at all in the strict sense of the term ­ attracted thousands of children and young adults from northern France and western Germany to its banners.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/source/1212pueri.html   (539 words)

When the First Crusade was preached in 1095, the Christian princes of northern Iberia had been fighting their way out of the mountains of Galicia and Asturias, the Basque country and Navarre, with increasing success, for about a hundred years.
The Children's Crusade is a possibly fictitious or misinterpreted crusade of 1212.
Crusade of the Holy Spirit is comprised of Missionary Priests and Sisters dedicated to bringing the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the poor in the most remote regions of the earth.
www.omniknow.com /common/wiki.php?in=en&term=Crusaders   (4468 words)

 Childrens crusade
The leaders were children, boys only twelve or thirteen years old; they preached in churches, at shrines, on highways; they sent other children through villages, through towns, bearing a yellow oriflamme and burning candles, and calling on all children to follow.
This revived the drooping faith of the little crusaders, and was claimed to be the fulfillment of their leader's promise that the Lord would open a path for them across the sea.
The children were all sold as slaves to the Mohammedans; some were carried to Alexandria; some to Bujeiah; some to Bagdad; in Bagdad eighteen of them were put to death because they would not abjure the Christian faith.
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 History House: The Children's Crusade
Children were mugged, beaten and stolen; they starved and cut their little feet marching through the south of France.
Doing a quick search for the Children's Crusade on Amazon will produce one historical title and eleven classified as "juvenile fiction", which ought to tell you something.
The Children's Crusade: An Episode of the Thirteenth Century.
www.historyhouse.com /in_history/childrens_crusade   (2207 words)

 Rejection of Pascal's Wager: The Crusades   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Crusades is the name given to a series of military expeditions, which spanned the eleventh to the thirteenth century, organized by western Christendom to recover the holy land of Palestine from the Muslims.
Convinced that God was on their side (apparently one of the crusaders, enlightened by numerous visions, found the holy lance that pierced Jesus side during the crucifixion [John 19:34]), surged out from the city to kill the infidels.
The Fourth Crusade (1201-1204) was not fought against the Muslims, instead, the crusaders sacked Constantinople, the capital of eastern Christendom!
www.geocities.com /paulntobin/crusades.html   (2043 words)

 Glimpses bulletin #32: Children sacrificed for the crusades
Why parents allowed their children to go is a mystery -- possibly they were influenced by Pope Innocent III's tacit approval of the Crusade; possibly the fathers were themselves away at war in the east; possibly the parents too were mesmerized by Stephen.
The word crusade actually means "for the cross." The crusades themselves were a series of "holy wars" in which Europeans tried to recapture Jerusalem and the land of Jesus' earthly ministry from the Moslem Turks.
History's Mysteries: The Children's Crusade The Crusades left a trail of destruction and hatred across a broad swath of human history.
chi.gospelcom.net /GLIMPSEF/Glimpses/glmps032.shtml   (1177 words)

 Crusades: History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
— November 27: The crusade is proclamed at the Council of Clermont.
But following the battle of Antioch, the crusader armeis were reduced to a level that would contribute to the Muslim reconquest decades later.
The crusaders shocks the Muslim world by eating human flesh from the adults and children massacred following their conquest.
www.i-cias.com /e.o/crusades_05.htm   (1189 words)

 The Children   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Children's Crusade is one of the more unusual events in Medieval England.
In fact, the Fourth Crusade had been a disaster for the Christians as many crusaders had not even got to the Holy Land let alone fight for Jerusalem and many Christians had used the crusade as a means to plunder valuable goods from abroad.
The Children's Crusade was never officially a crusade as it was never blessed by the pope.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /children's_crusade.htm   (895 words)

 The Collegian Online: Harry Potter's moral crusade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
As children's books, the phenomenally popular Harry Potter series is often neglected and overlooked in terms of its ability to confront and explain important moral and political issues.
He continued by showing that the mind-forged manacles of the House Elves are but a recent continuance of an abolitionist theme in childrens literature, both in magical form (bottled fairies and genies in lamps) and in overt social commentary.
Most people underestimate children’s literature, passing it off as insignificant, yet the issues which are addressed are far more poignant than most fiction out there for adults.
www.utulsa.edu /collegian/article.asp?article=2622   (716 words)

 the "Childrens Crusade" - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The 'Children's Crusade' was one of the historical topics extensively detailed.
The Children's Crusade was one of the most bizarre phenomena of the early middle ages yet most history books onlycursorily deal with it, ndwhat happened to the children.
The fundamentalist madness of the Crusade was summarised by Chroniclers who have written that the children were indoctrinated into believing that God would part the sea for them and deliver Al-Quds/Jerusalem / Holy City into their hands because they were innocent and poor.
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=130929   (867 words)

 Alien-UFOs.com Network Forum - What happened? The Childrens Crusade 1212 ad
I have had discussions with alot of different people on this mystery and have heard all kinds of explanation for the thousands of missing children, some believe it was mass alien abduction some believe it was demonic influence that caused these children to just get up and leave there homes.
My question to you readers is what phenomenon of a force was driving these kids to make them leave their homes, loved ones,and sole protectors their parents, some children as young as the age of 6, in fact most were ages 6-12 prepubescent children.
The age of children in guerilla armies in afrcia is as low as 7.
www.alien-ufos.com /forum/printthread.php?t=9271   (7279 words)

 eBay - childrens crusade ..., Fiction Books, Comics items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Children's Crusade 1-2 plus annuals (7 issue set), NM.
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Crusade of Tears: A Novel of the Children's Crusade
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 Historical Atlas of the Crusades (Historical Atlas)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
First the Fourth Crusade: The dates and arrows on the map of Constantinople that supposedly delineate the times and routes of attack on the city in July 1203 and April 1204 are, quite simply, wrong (p.
Compare Konstams thumb-nail sketch of the crusade with the most up-to-date and carefully-researched study of that same crusade: Donald E. Queller and Thomas F. Madden, The Fourth Crusade, 2nd.
Konstams treatment of the so-called Childrens Crusade fails largely because he is either ignorant of our overall ignorance of this folk movement or has chosen to hide this uncomfortable fact.
www.travelreviewbooks.com /Historical_Atlas_of_the_Crusades_Historical_Atlas_081604919X.html   (891 words)

 Eric Margolis | Foreign Correspondent : The left-wing Childrens Crusade
Instead of going to Florence to study art, or to Ft. Lauderdale to study girls, many of todays students have joined the leftwing Childrens Crusade to overthrow dads filthy capitalism which provides them the luxury of flying to Europe to protest the plight of Africa.
The collapse of the Soviet Union, and partial revelation of the monstrous crimes of Stalin and Mao, dealt fatal blows to old-style communism, and forced Europes and Americas socialists to move toward the center.
Exhibit A. I was absolutely flabbergasted last summer when the head of the University of Torontos Russian Studies department told me with the giddy excitement that she was to receive a multi-million dollar government grant to ‘rehabilitate Stalins memory.
www.ericmargolis.com /archives/2001/07/the_leftwing_ch.php   (853 words)

 Childrens Crusade - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Childrens Crusade
Crusade by some 10,000 children from France, the Low Countries, and Germany, in 1212, to recapture Jerusalem for Christianity.
Motivated by religious piety, many of them were sold into slavery or died of disease.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Childrens+Crusade   (111 words)

 Angels On Eagles Wings - By Reginald S. Lewis
White resistance to the children's march tragically mirrored the turbulence of the civil rights era in the old south-the conjured palpable fear of " outside agitators" sweeping into this sleepy small town,of fastidious reporters relentlessly skulking about,asking questions.
But the children were determined to go ahead with the march, in spite of the imminent danger.
It was the first day of the march,August l8th.The huge procession of Bruderhof children and adults and the family and supporters of men on death row set off from the Farmington, Pennsylvania mountain enclave on their arduous trek through inauspicious redneck counties and on down rain-slicked highways.
www.ccadp.org /reginaldlewis-angels.htm   (1968 words)

 C. D. Baker talks about the Childrens' crusade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In response to their calls, thousands of children began to gather in both regions to proclaim a crusade in which God would honor the innocence and purity of children.
The children of both lands were to win the hearts of their enemy by love and pure faith.
The Crusades began as an effort to defend Christian pilgrims who were being persecuted on their pilgrimages to Palestine, and to protect fellow Christians who were in danger of genocide in the east.
chi.gospelcom.net /morestories/baker.shtml   (1511 words)

 Crusade of Tears A Novel of the Childrens Crusade Journey of the Souls C. D. Baker tear   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
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 Parents' Crusade over Childrens Deaths Caused From ADD and ADHD Drugs
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Lawrence Smith, a Michigan father, and Vicky Dunkle, a Pennsylvania mother, have recently joined forces in a crusade to expose the fraud of child psychiatric diagnoses and the dangers of the drugs being prescribed.
Dunkle has filed a lawsuit against the psychiatrist who prescribed the deadly drugs to her daughter, and both parents exemplify the increasing problem faced by many parents today: being coerced by school personnel to drug their children, and never being warned about the documented risks of the drugs prescribed to "treat" them.
Dunkle and Smith, the result was the tragic and needless deaths of their children.
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 Issues in Science and Technology: Environmental alarmism: the children's crusade.@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Children are so frequently cited as the beneficiaries of different policy proposals that the term has virtually become a distinctive class.
The area of environmental protection is where regular appeals to parental concern for the welfare of their offspring are made the most.
People must be concerned about health risks to children but some new environmental policy initiatives proposed ostensibly in the interests of protecting children actually address relatively minor or unproven dangers.
highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?docid=1G1:54036601&refid=ink_tptd_mag   (203 words)

 Childrens crusade | Doing my Homework
In my eyes the children’s crusade was not effective at all, it only bought despair and conflict between families.
The children’s crusade was not affective because it did not achieve its goal and it left many children dead.
The children’s crusade did not live up to what it was meant to be basically it was a failure.
www.doingmyhomework.com /show_essay/9730.html   (102 words)

 Alien-UFOs.com Network Forum - What happened? The Childrens Crusade 1212 ad
It doesn't surprise me that children should be the receivers of messages, they are innocent and have extremely open minds.
Today in most of the world where there is conflict, we see children engaged in the fighting, i.e., Sudan, Burundi, Rwanda, Congo, Middle East, Indonesia, Phillipinnes, etc. Children getting caught up in and gong off to war is not a new historical phenomena.
Children are used because they are less suspect.
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 HAMELN - LoveToKnow Article on HAMELN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
to the Koppelberg hill, in the side of which a door suddenly opened, by which he entered and the children after him, all but one who was lame and could not follow fast enough to reach the door before it shut again.
Some trace the origin of the legend to the Childrens Crusade of 1211; others to an abduction of children; and others to a dancing mania which seized upon some of the young people of Hameln who left the town on a mad pilgrimage from which they never returned.
Curious evidence that the story rests on a basis of truth is given by the fact that the Koppelberg is not one of the imposing hills by which Hameln is surrounded, but no more than a slight elevation of the ground, barely high enough to hide the children from view as they left the town.
www.1911ency.org /H/HA/HAMELN.htm   (674 words)

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