“The Harbinger, 1127” Saladin And The Crusades, from Lane-Poole, Part I, Chapter III

Excerpt from Chapter III: “…He [Zengy, Imad el Din] never allowed his armies to trample on the people’s crops – they marched, says the chronicler, “as it were, between two ropes,” – and no soldier was permitted to take even a truss of straw from a peasant without paying for it.”

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Illustration – Battle Between Crusaders and Kurbugha:


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Battle Between Crusaders and Kurbugha, from a Painted Window at St. Denys, 12th Century

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Illustration – Astrological Calculator made by Mohammed Ibn Kutlukh of Mosil, A.H. 639:


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Astrological Calculator made by Mohammed Ibn Kutlukh of Mosil, A.H. 639

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Illustration – A Party Of Crusaders Returning From A Foraging Expedition:


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A Party Of Crusaders Returning From A Foraging Expedition

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