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Athanasius Lore Timeline

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1095: The beginning of the First Crusade
1099: The end of the First Crusade was an absolute success, as Jerusalem and Antioch are captured as with all the coasts stretching as deep as all the way around the Dead Sea. The Byzantines as well, thanks to a reformer Emperor and genius work done by their Generals, were able to dig much deeper into the Sultanate of Rum than in our World.



Things to note about this century:
*The divisions in the Orthodox Church are less prevalent, and in fact are slightly more cohesive.
*The Papacy gives the Crusader Kingdoms much more autonomy when it comes to religious and administrative affairs due to the unique situation they were in, creating somewhat of an administrative, economic and cultural divide between them and the rest of Europe.

1100: Border conflicts between the Crusader States and Muslim Dynasties erupt.
1104: Given the Crusader States' Unique situation, the Papacy gives the Crusader States some autonomy in their own religious affairs.
1109: High off of their victories against Rum in the First Crusade, and after rehabilitating their military, the Byzantines launch a second invasion of Rum.
1116: The Byzantine Crusade ends with Byzantium making minor gains in Anatolia, both sides suffer heavy casualties, though much of Rum's land was sacked in the process.
1133: Emboldened Armenians would rise up against the Seljuk's and the Ahlat. At the same time, a recovered Byzantium, now emboldened off of their victories and military & commerce reforms would launch another invasion of Rum.
1139: Rum surrenders, losing half their territory to the Byzantines.
1144: The Second Crusade begins in the Middle East in response to Zengid Dynasty's Armies encroaching upon and capturing Christian garrisons on the Crusader States.
1152: The Second Crusade is widely successful, Damascus and Aleppo are captured by the Crusaders, Byzantium conquers what's left of Rum, Armenians successfully separate and partition the land among their Nobles, and Byzantine forces successfully seize Alexandria and the Kingdom of Jerusalem seized the Sinai. Byzantium as well begins asserting its influence in the Middle East. The Crusader Kingdoms of Damascus and Aleppo are propped up.
1166: The Armenian Kingdom of Van is formed after the Armenian nobles are united under King Nazar I, whom shortly after coronation had his people join in Communion with the rest of the Orthodoxy
1173: The Third Crusade begins after a set of staged battles in Egypt and Jordan
1177: Cairo is captured by the Byzantines
1181: Mosul falls into to Damascene & Armenian hands. The Seljuks fight relentlessly to retake it, but to no avail, thanks to the great tactical minds of Vibius II of Damascus and Nazar I of Van
1189: The war, after raging on for 16 years, sees Medina falling to Crusader hands; one of the holiest cities in the Islamic faith. This battle shook the Islamic World and forces from nigh every tribe and kingdom in the Arabian peninsula relocated their forces to retake Medina.
1192: The Crusaders under King Richard I successfully hold onto Medina, routing the armies of the Arabian peninsula, though both sides suffered tremendous losses.
1194: Baghdad and Grane are captured.
1195: The Third Crusade ends with the Treaty of Alexandria. The treaty lead to the creation of several new Crusader Kingdoms, such as Mosul, Baghdad, Grane, and Medina, and an Orthodox Christian Kingdom of Alexandria in Northern Egypt. Azerbaijani land was conquered by the Kingdom of Van
1199: The Papacy's leniency towards the autonomy of Jerusalem begins to end, as the Papacy begins to consolidate their power in the Crusader states.



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1200: The Papacy begins to gradually consolidate its power in the Middle East. Powers that the Crusader Kingdoms enjoyed in regards to religion and administration. At the same time however, the Orthodox Church had became very attractive to certain Kingdoms, given their greater level of autonomy and Byzantine & Alexandrian influence.
1214: Kingdom of Aleppo, Damascus, Mosul and Baghdad pass policies allowing the expansion of Orthodox Christian missions and consolidating religious powers to their Kings.
1223: Kings of Baghdad, Aleppo, and Mosul adopt Orthodox Christianity and are baptized as with their nobility.
1225: Kingdom of Damascus adopts Orthodox Christianity, as King Julius I and the rest of nobility are re baptized.
1227: Skirmishes break out between Grane and Baghdad, Damascus and Jerusalem. Alexandria, Van and Byzantium threaten intervention on the side of the Orthodox Kings should war break out. Kingdoms of Europe threaten intervention on the side of the Catholic Kingdoms.
1228: The Great Eastern War begins. The Papacy calls upon a Fourth Crusade. Kingdoms throughout Italy, France, Iberia, the HRE and the British Isles respond, levying armies to save Catholic Kingdoms in the Middle East. Byzantine, Van and Alexandria mobilize their Armies and Navies to combat the Catholic forces and save the Orthodox Kingdoms.



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1409: The Catholic-Orthodox Wars in the Middle East come to an end, with Acre and Jaffa following the fall of Jerusalem to Damascene forces. Baghdad, Grane and Medina fell back under Muslim control, and Mosul maintained contested between the Persians and Damascenes. The South of Egypt fell to Alexandria, and the Fourth Crusade between 1228-1409 had failed.



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