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|Centuries:||10th century – 11th century – 12th century|
|Decades:||1060s 1070s 1080s – 1090s – 1100s 1110s 1120s|
|Years:||1096 1097 1098 – 1099 – 1100 1101 1102|
Events[change | change source]
- Siege of Jerusalem during the First Crusade:
- July 8 – 15,000 starving Christian soldiers march around Jerusalem.
- January 13 – Crusaders set fire to Mara, Syria.
- July 15 – Christian soldiers under Godfrey of Bouillon, Robert II of Flanders, Raymond IV of Toulouse and Tancred take Jerusalem after a difficult siege, killing nearly every inhabitant.
- August 12– the crusaders defeat the Fatimids at the Battle of Ascalon.