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  Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Battle of Montgisard
The Battle of Montgisard was fought between Saladin and the Kingdom of Jerusalem on November 25, 1177.
The battle of Montgisard is alluded in the 2005 movie Kingdom of Heaven, as a battle where King Baldwin IV defeated Saladin when he was sixteen.
An account of the battle is also given in Swedish author Jan Guillou's novel Tempelriddaren (the Knight Templar)(ISBN 91-1-300733-5), in which the protagonist, Arn Magnusson (de Gothia) is portrayed as a high ranking member of the Knights Templar, commanding a contigent of the army at the battle of Montgisard.
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 saladin
One exception was the Battle of Montgisard in 1177, although he soon recovered and defeated the Crusaders at the Ford of Jacob's Daughters in 1179.
Raynald of Chatillon, in particular, harassed Muslim trading and pilgrimage routes with a fleet on the Red Sea, a water route that it was essential for Saladin to keep open.
In July of 1187, Saladin invaded the Kingdom of Jerusalem and annihilated the Crusader army at the Battle of Hattin, a major disaster for the Crusaders and a turning point in the history of the Crusades.
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After the battle, almost all of the remaining crusaders returned to their homes in Europe, their vows of
every year afterwards, and numerous battles were fought there in the following years, until it was finally captured by the crusaders in
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 Battle of Montgisard Information
The Battle of Montgisard, 1177, by Charles Philippe Larivière
The Battle of Montgisard was fought between Saladin and the Kingdom of Jerusalem on November 25, 1177.
The Battle of Montgisard is alluded in the 2005 movie Kingdom of Heaven, as a battle where King Baldwin IV defeated Saladin when he was sixteen.
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 Ayyubid Egyptian
At the Battle of Montgisard on November 25, 1177, he was defeated by the combined forces of Baldwin IV of Jerusalem, Raynald of Chatillon and the Knights Templar.
This is the battle mentioned in the movie "Kingdom of Heaven" that Baldwin won in his youth.
In the battle alone the Crusader army was largely annihilated by the army of Saladin in what was a major disaster for the Crusaders and a turning point in the history of the Crusades.
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  Urban Dictionary: redoubt
The struggle is often called "The battle that made modern France" because the victory undid the Anglo-German alliance and allowed France to develop independently.
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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Battle of Montgisard   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Battle of Montgisard was fought between Saladin and the Kingdom of Jerusalem on November 25, 1177.
In 1177 the kingdom had planned an alliance with the Byzantine Empire for a naval attack on Egypt; Philip of Alsace, count of Flanders, arrived early in the year hoping to organize this attack, but the plans were abandonded.
They met Saladin at Montgisard near Ramla, surprising him completely, as his army was not prepared for a pitched battle.
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 Battle of Montgisard   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Battle of Montgisard, 1177, by Charles Philippe Larivière
The battle of Montgisard is alluded in the 2005 movie Kingdom of Heaven, as a battle where King Baldwin IV defeated Saladin when he was sixteen.
An account of the battle is also given in Swedish author Jan Guillou's novel Tempelriddaren (the Knight Templar)(ISBN 91-1-300733-5), in which the protagonist, Arn Magnusson (de Gothia) is portrayed as commander of the Knights Templar at the battle of Montgisard.
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 Chivalry: Total War :: Historical Battles   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The crusaders defeated Saladin at the Battle of Montgisard in 1177, and in the early 1180s there was an uneasy truce between the two sides, which was broken by the raids of Raynald on Muslim caravans passing through his fief of Oultrejordain.
The battle opened with a confused cavalry fight on the French right, in which individual feats of knightly gallantry were more noticeable (and better recorded in the chronicles) than any attempt at combined action.
The battle commenced with an archery barrage from the Norman archers and crossbowmen.
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 The Claremont Institute - Church Militant
This is a battle of Muslims against the global crusaders....
Defeated by Christian armies at Montgisard, Forbelet, Arsuf, and Jaffa, he lost both Tyre and Antioch—despite the numerical and logistical advantages of his home terrain.
A crusade against the Muslims, it was believed, would restore the Church's prestige by a demonstration of selfless zeal at home and of increased status and power abroad.
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 Saladin - Mw
Rabbi al-Thanni 583), he faced at the Battle of Hattin the combined forces Guy of Lusignan, King consort of Jerusalem, and Raymond III of Tripoli.
In the battle alone the Crusader army was largely annihilated by the motivated army of Saladin in what was a major disaster for the Crusaders and a turning point in the history of the Crusades.
Saladin captured Raynald de Chatillon and was personally responsible for his execution (according to the chronicle of Ernoul, Raynald had captured Saladin's sister in a raid on a caravan, although this is not attested in Muslim sources).
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 Biography of Saladin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
While Saladin consolidated his power in Syria, he generally left the Crusader kingdom alone, although he was usually victorious when he met the Crusaders in battle.
One exception was the Battle of Montgisard in 1177, although he soon recovered and defeated the Crusaders at the Ford of Jacob's Daughters in 1179.
In July of 1187, Saladin invaded the Kingdom of Jerusalem and annihilated the Crusader army at the Battle of Hattin.
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 BATTLE OF HATTIN Articles The Battle of Hattin took place on
The Battle of Hattin took place on Saturday, July 4, 1187, between the crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem and the forces of the Ayyubid dynasty under Saladin.
The crusaders defeated Saladin at the Battle of Montgisard in 1177, and in the early 1180s there was an uneasy truce between the two sides, which was broken by the raids of Raynald on Muslim caravans passing through his fief of Oultrejordain.
This embassy was defeated at the Battle of Cresson on May 1, by a small force under the command of Saladin's son.
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 Battle of Montgisard   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Montgisard - Jacob's Ford - Kerak –; Cresson –; Hattin –; Jerusalem
There was however an intervening year of peace, something the Crusader kingdom had not had in many years, and the victory soon became a heroic legend.
It is licensed under the GNU free documentation license.
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The french were not that of a great counter to the germans, as the germans wasted most of their forces on attacking england in the battle of britain and then wasted the rest in Russia with lack of heating and oil.
There was indeed a Second Battle of the Marne, which was the occasion of the great Allied counter offensive, commencing July 18th 1918, which was principally a French action, although the Americans did lend significant and effective support.
The French have won plenty of wars and battles, almost too many to even bother with (which is why your friend probably didn't bother), and undoubtedly France has had one of the greatest military histories of all time.
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 Knights_Templar LANGUAGE SCHOOL EXPLORER
Templars were often the advance force in key battles of the Crusades, as the knights on their heavily armed warhorses would set out to gallop full speed at the enemy, in an attempt to break opposition lines.
One of their most famous victories was in 1177 during the Battle of Montgisard, where some 500 Templar knights helped to defeat Saladin's army of more than 26,000 soldiers.
When the battle was lost, Saladin captured the relic, which was then ransomed back to the Crusaders when the Muslims surrendered the city of Acre in 1191.
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 The Battle of Hattin Revisited
But a battle's contribution to the art of war is not necessarily commensurate with its political significance and, still less so, with the fascination it holds for posterity.
Thus, under the difficult circumstances of the final battle, the ascent to the horns made considerable military sense: the ancient walls provided some protection from Muslim arrows and allowed the Frankish archers to shoot at their enemies as if from the ramparts of a castle.
About ten years earlier, on 25 November 1177, the Franks had decisively routed Saladin in the Battle of Montgisard; it was the day of Saint Catherine, and to commemorate their victory, the Franks had established the church of Sainte Katerine de Mongisart.
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 Following Orders
Suddenly in the midst of the battle, with the English forces engaged in a three-to-one combat against the Scottish forces, there was a charge from the rear of the Scottish camp.
In the battle the Master of the Livonian Brothers of the Sword, Ernst von Rassburg was killed as well as Eilart Hoberg, the leader of the Danish knights from North Estonia.
It was the decisive battle of the Polish-Lithuanian-Teutonic War (1409-1411) and the greatest battle of medieval Europe.
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 Pagkakaisa Masonic Lodge No. 282 Grand Lodge of the Philippines - Masonic Education
One of the key battles in which this was demonstrated was in 1177, at the Battle of Montgisard.
Saladin's army was spread too thin to adequately defend themselves, and he and his forces were forced to fight a losing battle as they retreated back to the south, ending up with only a tenth of their original number.
The battle was not the final one with Saladin, but it bought a year of peace for the Kingdom of Jerusalem, and the victory became a heroic legend.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Humphrey II of Toron   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Oultrejordain or Oultrejourdain (French for beyond the Jordan) was the name used during the Crusades for an extensive and partly undefined region to the east of the Jordan river, an area known in ancient times as Edom and Moab.
Events May 22 - Murder attempt by the Hashshashin on Saladin near Aleppo Raynald of Chatillon released from prison in Aleppo May 29 - Frederick Barbarossa is defeated in the Battle of Legnano by the Lombard League leading to the pactum Anagninum (the Agreement of Anagni) September 17 - Seljuk Turks defeat Manuel...
Events November 25 - Baldwin IV of Jerusalem and Raynald of Chatillon defeat Saladin at the Battle of Montgisard.
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 Upto11.net - Wikipedia Article for Battle of Montgisard
^ The Battle of Montgisard was fought between Saladin and the Kingdom of Jerusalem on November 25, 1177.
In 1177 the kingdom had planned an alliance with the Byzantine Empire for a naval attack on Egypt; Philip of Alsace, count of Flanders, arrived early in the year hoping to organize this attack, but the plans were abandonded.
They met Saladin at Montgisard near Ramla, surprising him completely, as his army was not prepared for a pitched battle.
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