HyperDic: sixth_crusade

English > 1 sense of the expression Sixth Crusade:
NOUNactSixth Crusadea Crusade from 1228 to 1229 led by the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II who fell ill and was excommunicated by the Pope
English > Sixth Crusade: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA Crusade from 1228 to 1229 led by the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II who fell ill and was excommunicated by the Pope; by negotiation Frederick II was able to crown himself king of Jerusalem.
Instance ofCrusadeAny of the more or less continuous military expeditions in the 11th to 13th centuries when Christian powers of Europe tried to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims

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