Armenians and the First Crusade

Armenians and the First Crusade

Armenians – both ordinary people and nobles – received the participants of the First Crusade (1095 – 1099) with enthusiasm, seeing them as allies in the struggle against Islamic rulers. This is evidenced by both Armenian and Western sources. “In these days, the prophecy of St. Nerses about the campaign of the Romans came true… …

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