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Battle of Manzikert

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The Battle of Manzikert was in AD 1071. In this battle, the Seljuk Turks defeated the Byzantine Empire, thereby kicking them out of Anatolia.

Most scholars agree that the result of the battle played a role in the calling of the Crusades. The First Crusade was originally started due to the Byzantine emperor's request for military assistance.

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