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What was the reason for the Second Crusade?

The Second Crusade (1147–1149) was the second major crusade launched from Europe as a Catholic holy war against Islam. The Second Crusade was started in 1147 in response to the fall of the County of Edessa the previous year to the forces of Zengi.

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Simply so, what was the goal of the Second Crusade?

The main goal of this crusade was to recapture Edessa from Muslim control. Its goal was to also keep the Muslims away from Jerusalem.

Also Know, where was the second crusade? Egypt Anatolia Iberian Peninsula Levant

In this manner, what was the end result of the Second Crusade?

The crusade in the east was a failure for the crusaders and a great victory for the Muslims. It would ultimately have a key influence on the fall of Jerusalem and give rise to the Third Crusade at the end of the 12th century.

Second Crusade.

Date 1147–1150
Result Anatolia:[show] Levant[show] Iberia:[show]

When did the Second Crusade end?

1145 – 1149

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