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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Jerusalem (After 1291)
Amaury (Amalric) of Lusignan (brother of Guy), King of Cyprus (1194-1205), was elected king by the crusading army at Tyre, and married Isabel, daughter of Amaury I of Jerusalem (1162-73).
Jerusalem and the holy places especially, as being the most interesting parts of the empire to Christians and the scene of continual Christian pilgrimages, were the places where the Turkish government was most anxious to show that its reforms were really meant.
The third Franciscan convent in Jerusalem is by the Chapel of the Scourging in the Tariq Bab Sitti Miriam, opposite the Antonia castle.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08364a.htm   (7696 words)

Amalric II of Jerusalem Amalric II, king of Guy of Lusignan.
Henry II of Jerusalem Henry II of Jerusalem (died King of Cyprus.
Humphrey II of Toron Humphrey II of Toron (Kingdom of Jerusalem.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/ii.html   (8085 words)

 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: Saladin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
After an initial military education under the command of his uncle, the Seljuk Turkish statesman and soldier Shirkuh, who was representing Nur ad-Din on campaigns against a faction of the Fatimid caliphate of Egypt in the 1160s, Saladin eventually succeeded the defeated faction and his uncle as vizier in 1169.
He was defeated by the combined forces of Baldwin IV of Jerusalem, Raynald of Chatillon and the Knights Templar.
The two came to an agreement over Jerusalem in the treaty of Ramla in 1192, whereby it would remain in Muslim hands but would be open to Christian pilgrimages; the treaty reduced the Latin Kingdom to a strip along the coast from Tyre to Jaffa.
www.baghdadmuseum.org /ref/index.php?title=Saladin   (1845 words)

 Crusader States, Kings of Jerusalem & Cyprus, Templars, Hospitallers, Israel, etc.
The Kingdom of Jerusalem included three significant feudal dependencies: the County of Edessa (1098-1144), the Principality of Antioch (1098-1268), and the County of Tripoli (1109-1289).
This section is cross-indexed with Jerusalem, Outremer, Francia, and the Periphery of Francia (as part of Eastern Europe and Scandinavia).
Israel, in one respect the hope of centuries of Jews to be "next year in Jerusalem," thus clings dangerously to a hostile shore, not unlike the Kingdom of Jerusalem itself.
www.friesian.com /outremer.htm   (13741 words)

 AllRefer.com - Amalric II (Ancient History, Late Roman And Byzantine, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Amalric II, Ancient History, Late Roman And Byzantine, Biographies
Amalric II or Amaury II, c.1155–1205, Latin king of Jerusalem (1197–1205) and Cyprus (1194–1205); brother and successor (in Cyprus) of Guy of Lusignan.
His title to Jerusalem was established through his marriage with Isabella, eldest daughter of Amalric I (see Jerusalem, Latin Kingdom of).
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/A/Amalric2.html   (182 words)

 ORB -- The Teutonic Knights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Two sources of Pope Celestine II mention a German hospital in Jerusalem in some kind of dispute with the Hospital of St. John; the German hospital was put under the supervision of the Hospital of St. John
King Guy of Jerusalem awarded Teutonic Order or "Teutonic Knights" a portion of a tower in Acre; the bequest was re-enforced on Feb. 10, 1192; the order perhaps shared the tower with the English Order of the Hospital of St.
Frederick II crowned King of Jerusalem in the church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem; then held high court in the house of the Hospital of St. John
www.the-orb.net /encyclop/religion/monastic/opsahl2.html   (1993 words)

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