Analysis Of Pope Urban's Speech At Clermont

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Why would Christians in the West be moved to embark on a dangerous journey to fight in the Holy Land after hearing Pope Urban's speech at Clermont? The Pope expressed that they are chosen by God. He states that the land is for them, the holy ones. He tells them that Jerusalem has been overtaken by nonbelievers a generation that set not their heart aright and whose spirit was not steadfast with God. He stated they had violently invaded of those Christians and has depopulated them by pillage and fire. He told them to do the deeds of their ancestors and take back what is rightfully yours, for it is the will of God. The Pope’s Urban’s speech at Clermont was to not only to inform the people of the disaster that has taken place at Jerusalem, but to also let them know that they are obligated by God to take back the holy land. The Pope’s speech gave clarity on what the nonbelievers has done to the wholly land. He told them that they have invaded and destroyed the lands of the Christians. They have also killed and destroyed the churches of God and have taken over them for their own religious rites.…show more content…
The Pope informed that the Kingdom of the Greek is now dismembered by them and the land has been deprived and in time can become a traversed. He told them that it is their priority to go and reclaim the wholly land, “On whom, therefore, is the labor of avenging these wrongs and of recovering this territory incumbent, if not upon you, you upon whom, above all other nations, God has conferred remarkable glory in arms, great courage, bodily activity, and strength to humble the heads of those who resist you? Let the deeds of your ancestors encourage you and incite your minds to manly
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