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General Information Edit

Jerusalem Jerusalem is a crusader state that is playable from July 1st, 1099 to December 31st, 1290. Jerusalem may also be formed by either The Knights The Knights, Cyprus Cyprus, or Provence Provence before the year 1651.

In 1096, Pope Urban II called for a holy war upon the Muslim occupiers of Jerusalem, Seljuks the Seljuks, and the nearby Fatimids. A band of knights, priests and peasants from Catholic countries such as France France and England England fought their way through the Middle East and established the Kingdom of Jerusalem in 1099.

It would prosper for another 100 years until being overrun by Salah Ad Din, i.e. Saladin's Ayyubid Sultanate of Egypt Egypt in 1187. From then on Jerusalem existed in Tyr/Sidon province as a shadow of its former glory.

In the game the Kingdom of Jerusalem falls to Mamluks the Mamluks in 1291: with Europe tangled up in domestic affairs, no help was contributed to save the dying kingdom The death of the kingdom spelled the end of an era when Christianity thrived in Judea.

See also: France France, Egypt Egypt, Seljuks Seljuks, England England, Cyprus Cyprus, Tripoli (Crusader State) Tripoli, Antioch Antioch, Armenia Armenia, Provence Provence, The Knights The Knights, Mamluks Mamluks, Athens Athens, Mongol Empire Mongolia, Latin Empire Latin Empire, The Papal State The Papal State, Byzantium Byzantium, Ilkhanate Ilkhanate, Israel Israel, Palestine Palestine

StrategyEdit

DecisionsEdit

Form France French NationEdit

Requirements:

Upon Enactment:

  • Country changes to France France
  • France gains permanent claim on the regions of Gallia, Aquitania, and Occitania.
  • Set government rank to Kingdom Kingdom, if not higher tier.
  • If an Holy Roman Empire HRE member and not an elector or emperor, all own provinces are removed from the Empire.
  • Gain 28px-Prestige25 Prestige.
  • Gain country modifier Increased Centralization for 20 years:
    • -0.05 28px-Autonomy Monthly Autonomy Change
    • +1 28px-National unrest National Unrest

Reestablish Jerusalem The Kingdom of JerusalemEdit

Requirements:

  • Jerusalem Jerusalem does not exist
  • Is Religion catholicCatholic
  • Does not have the Government republic Republic government type
  • Is not the HRE Icon Emperor of the HRE
  • Any of the following:
    • Owns Jerusalem
  • Is either:
  • Year is at most 1650
  • At Peace
  • Owns Core-creation cost Core Provinces: Jerusalem (379), Nablus (1854) and Gaza (364).

Upon Enactment:

  • Gain 28px-Prestige25 Prestige
  • Jerusalem Jerusalem gains Core-creation cost cores on:
    • The Trans-Jordan and Palestine areas
    • Tarabulus (378), Sayda (1855), and Aqaba (4268)
  • If not Cyprus Cyprus, The Knights The Knights, or Provence Provence
    • Jerusalem Jerusalem gain core on Jerusalem, Nablus and Gaza
    • Release Jerusalem Jerusalem as an independent nation
    • Change Jerusalem Jerusalem's primary culture to be same as our country's culture
  • If Cyprus Cyprus, The Knights The Knights or Provence Provence
    • Change country to Jerusalem Jerusalem
    • Gets the event New Traditions & Ambitions.
  • Jerusalem Jerusalem
    • Sets Capital capital to Jerusalem (379)
    • Changes religion of Jerusalem (379) to Religion catholicCatholic.
    • Changes government type to Government monarchy Feudal Monarchy
  • Set government rank to Kingdom Kingdom if Duchy Duchy.

Jerusalem Ideas and TraditionsEdit

Traditions:

  1. +2% Missionary Strength
  2. +1 Tolerance of Heathens

Ideas:

  1. Crown of Thorns: +1 Yearly Legitimacy & +1 Yearly Prestige
  2. Latin Patriarch: +2 Yearly Papal Influence
  3. Land of the Heathen: +1 Missionary
  4. Crusader Aristocracy: +1 Land Leader Shock
  5. Crusader Castles: +25% Fort Defense
  6. Cosmopolitan Nobility: +2 Diplomatic Reputation

Ambitions:

  1. +25% National Manpower Modifier