The Crusades – Pope Urban II – First Crusade

Background As part of catching up on the term Caliph, got sidetracked a bit into Crusades as well. On Nov 27th, 1095, 921 Years ago today, Pope Urban II ordered the First Crusade.   Write-Up 1095 Pope Urban II orders first Crusade Link Videos Pope Urban II's Speech Preaching the First Crusade Link     … Continue reading The Crusades – Pope Urban II – First Crusade

The Caliph

Prelude Betrothed to Pop Culture never looked into the Khalifa in Wiz Khalifa's name. But, now with was is on TV, I am forced to look elsewhere.   Caliphate Wikipedia A caliphate (Arabic: خِلافة‎‎ khilāfa) is an area containing an Islamic steward known as a caliph (Arabic: خَليفة‎‎ khalīfah )—a person considered a religious successor … Continue reading The Caliph