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Politics From The Second Crusade To Hattin.

by Daniel Russ on February 4, 2012

One hundred thousand Christians marched into the Mid East and took Jerusalem. Along the way they had fought, pillaged, plundered, and laid siege to every populace they came across and of course, they slaughtered. The chutzpah of this unannounced invasion, perhaps spurred by Byzantine losses at Manzikert, or perhaps it was spurred by the Seljuk […]

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The Battle of Hattin, July 3rd- 4th, 1187 AD.

by Daniel Russ on July 25, 2009

The loss of the Battle of Hattin was the beginning of the end of the hold the Crusaders would have in the Holy Land. By the end of 1187, Salahudin had reduced Crusaders strong holds to only a hand full.

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