Military Atlas of the

The First Crusades {1095-1101}


1/1  Background {to 1095}

  • 1/1a-  The West
  • 1/1b-  Byzantine
  • 1/1c-  Eastern Christians
  • 1/1d-  Seljuq Turks
  • 1/1e-  Fatimids

1/2  Origins {1095-1096}

  • 1/2a- Alexios and the Call from the East
  • 1/2b- Urban and the Council of Clermont
  • 1/2c- Preaching the Crusade

1/3 People's Crusades {1096}

  • 1/3a- Walter's Crusade
  • 1/3b-1 Peter's March to Constantinople (part 1)
  • 1/3b-2 Peter's March to Constantinople (part 2)
  • 1/3c- Gottschalk's Crusade
  • 1/3d1- Emicho's Crusade (Jewish Pogroms)
  • 1/3d2- Emicho's Crusade (Siege of Mosony)
  • 1/3e- Folkmar's Crusade
  • 1/3f- People's Crusade moves to Turkish Anatolia
  • 1/3g- Sieges of Xerigordon
  • 1/3h- Civitot Campaign

1/4 The March of the Nobles to Constantinople {1096-1097}

  • 1/4a- Origins of the four armies of the Nobles' crusades
  • 1/4b- Hugh of Vermandois: French
  • 1/4c- Godfrey of Bouillon: Lorrainers (Lotharingians)
  • 1/4d- Raymond of St. Gilles: Provençals (southern French)
  • 1/4e- Robert of Normandy and Robert of Flanders: Northern French
  • 1/4f- Bohemond of Toronto and Tancred: Italo-Normans
  • 1/4g- Timeline of the march to Constantinople
  • 1/4h-1 At Constantinople: Arrival; Peter
  • 1/4h-2 At Constantinople: Godfrey; the Battle of the Golden Horn
  • 1/4h-3 At Constantinople: The Oath; Transfer to Anatolia

1/5 Siege of Nicaea {1097/05-06}


1/6 Battle of Dorylaeum {1097}

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  • 1/6a- Dorylaeum 1: Strategic Situation
  • 1/6b- Dorylaeum 2: The March
  • 1/6c- Dorylaeum 3: Opposing Armies
  • 1/6d- Dorylaeum 4: Turkish Attack
  • 1/6e- Dorylaeum 5: Crusader Reinforcements
  • 1/6f- Dorylaeum 6: Aftermath
  • 1/6f- Dorylaeum 7: Battle Tactics

1/7 Anatolia {1097}

  • 1/7a- March from Dorylaeum to Heraclaea
  • 1/7b- March from Heraclaea to Marash
  • 1/7c- March from Marash to Antioch
    • video
    • pdf

 


1/8 Armenian Background {1010-1097}

  • 1/8a- Armenian Background 1: Byzantine Policy in Armenia
  • 1/8b- Armenian Background 2a: Early Turkish Raids
  • 1/8c- Armenian Background 2b- Later Turkish Raids
  • 1/8d- Armenian Background 3- Seljuq Turkish Conquests
  • 1/8e- Armenian Background 4- Armenian Migrations
  • 1/8f- Armenian Background 5a- Armenian Principalities in 1097, pt 1
  • 1/8g- Armenian Background 5b- Armenian Principalities in 1097, pt 2

1/9 Crusader Campaigns in Armenian Principalities {1097}

  • 1/9a- Cilician Campaign {1097/09-10}, 1- Tarsus, pt. 1
  • 1/9b- Cilician Campaign {1097/09-10}, 2- Tarsus, pt. 2
  • 1/9c- Cilician Campaign {1097/09-10}, 3- Adana
  • 1/9d- Cilician Campaign {1097/09-10}, 4- Mamistra
  • 1/9e- Cilician Campaign {1097/09-10}, 5- conclusion
    • video
    • pdf

 

  


1/10 Siege of Antioch (part 1) {1097}

 


1/11 Siege of Antioch (part 2) {1098}

 


1/12 Baldwin and Edessa {1098}

 


1/13 Siege of Antioch (part 3) {1098}

 


1/14 Battle of Antioch {1098/06/28}