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  Joscelin III of Edessa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1184 he became guardian of the young Baldwin V while Raymond III was regent, thus allying himself with the lesser nobles rather than the royal family; Agnes had probably died by this point, and although Joscelin was Baldwin V's great uncle, Raymond's party of nobles held the most power.
Joscelin played little role in the Third Crusade and the politics of the Kingdom in the 1190s, and seems to have died in 1200.
Joscelin's seigneurie was bought from his daughters by Hermann of Salza, the master of the Teutonic Knights, in 1220.
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 Edessa. Who is Edessa? What is Edessa? Where is Edessa? Definition of Edessa. Meaning of Edessa.
The name under which Edessa figures in cuneiform inscriptions is unknown; the native name was Osroe, after its purported founder (who was probably only legend), this being the Armenian form for Chosroes; it became in Syriac Ourhoï, in Armenian Ourhaï in Arabic Er Roha, commonly Orfa or Sanli Urfa, its present name.
Among the illustrious disciples of the School of Edessa special mention is due to Bardesanes ( 154 - 222), a schoolfellow of Abgar IX, the originator of Christian religious poetry, whose teaching was continued by his son Harmonius and his disciples.
Famous individuals connected with Edessa include: Jacob Baradaeus, the real chief of the Syrian Monophysites known after him as Jacobites ; Stephen Bar Sudaïli, monk and pantheist, to whom was owing, in Palestine, the last crisis of Origenism in the sixth century; Jacob, Bishop of Edessa, a fertile writer (d.
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 County of Edessa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The County of Edessa was one of the Crusader states in the 12th century, based around a city with an ancient history and an early tradition of Christianity (see Edessa).
Baldwin of Bourcq married Morphia, a daughter of Gabriel of Melitene, and Joscelin of Courtenay married a daughter of Constantine.
Joscelin was killed in battle in 1131 and was succeeded by his son Joscelin II.
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 Station Information - Joscelin II of Edessa
Joscelin II of Edessa (died 1159) was the fourth and last ruling count of Edessa.
The young Joscelin was taken prisoner at the Battle of Azaz in 1125, but was ransomed by Baldwin II, king of Jerusalem.
Joscelin was taken prisoner in 1150 and died in 1159.
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 County of Edessa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The County of Edessa was one of the Crusader states in the 12th century, in a city with an ancient history and an early tradition of Christianity (see Edessa).
Joscelin continued to rule in his lands west of the Euphrates, centered around Turbessel, until 1149, when he was captured in battle by Zengi's son Nur ad-Din ; he was kept prisoner until he died in 1159.
The Phoenician Inscription of Edessa in Macedonia A marble inscription proporting to prove the Illyrian ethnic origin of ancient Macedonians and the location of their first capital Aigai in Edessa.
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 County of Edessa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The County of Edessa was one of the Crusaderstates in the 12th century, in a city with an ancient history and anearly tradition of Christianity (see Edessa).
Later in 1104, Edessa was attacked by Mosul, and both Baldwin and Joscelin were takenprisoner when they were defeated at the Battle of Harran.Bohemund's brother Tancred became regent in Edessa, until Baldwin and Joscelin were ransomed in 1107.
Joscelin continued to rule in his lands west of the Euphrates, centered aroundTurbessel, until 1149, when he was captured in battle by Zengi's son Nur ad-Din ; he was kept prisoner until he died in 1159.
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 Encyclopedia: Principality of Antioch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Baldwin of Boulogne (died 1118), count of Edessa (1098—1100), and first king of Jerusalem (1100—1118), was the brother of Godfrey of Bouillon, son of Eustace II of Boulogne.
Baldwin III of Jerusalem was technically regent for Raymond's widow Constance until 1153 when she married Raynald of Chatillon.
It extended around the northeastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea, bordering on the County of Tripoli to the south, Edessa to the east, and the Byzantine Empire or the Kingdom of Armenia to the northwest, depending on the date.
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 Edessa
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 Joscelin III of Edessa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Joscelin III of Edessa was the titular count ofEdessa from the death of his father, Joscelin II in 1159, to his own death in 1200.
Edessa had been captured in 1144 and the remnants of thecounty conquered or sold years before he took the title.
In 1184 he became guardian of the young Baldwin V while Raymond III was regent, thus allying himselfwith the lesser nobles rather than the royal family; Agnes had probably died by this point, and although Joscelin was Baldwin V'sgreat uncle, Raymond's party of nobles held the most power.
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 Joscelin II. (Edessa) - Wikipedia
Joscelin floh nach Turbessel, von wo aus er die westlich des Euphrats liegenden Reste der Grafschaft verteidigte.
Als Zengi 1146 starb, versuchte Joscelin die Rückeroberung Edessas, wurde aber von Zengis Sohn Nur ad-Din zurückgeschlagen.
Seine Tochter Agnes von Courtenay heiratete Amalrich I. von Jerusalem, sein Sohn Joscelin III.
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 Encyclopedia: County of Edessa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Baldwin of Bourcq (died August 21, 1131) was the second count of Edessa from 1100 to 1118, and the second king of Jerusalem from 1118 until his death.
Counts Baldwin of Boulogne (died 1118), count of Edessa (1098—1100), and first king of Jerusalem (1100—1118), was the brother of Godfrey of Bouillon, son of Eustace II of Boulogne.
Joscelin of Courtenay or Joscelin I ruled over the County of Edessa during its zenith, from 1118 to 1131.
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 vassals of the kingdom of jerusalem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
There were also three other major Crusader states, the County of Edessa, the County of Tripoli, and the Principality of Antioch, which were not part of the kingdom and did not technically owe any feudal services (they often gave military service but just as often did not).
According to the 13th century jurist John of Ibelin the four highest barons in the Kingdom were the Count of Jaffa and Ascalon, the Prince of Galilee, the Lord of Sidon, and the Lord of Oultrejordain.
This seigneury was an unusual creation given to Joscelin III, the nominal count of Edessa, which had been lost long before.
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 thePeerage.com - Person Page 823
Agnes d' Edessa is the daughter of Joscelin III d' Edessa, Comte d'Edessa.
Baldwin IV of Jerusalem, King of Jerusalem was the son of Almaric I, King of Jerusalem and Agnes d' Edessa.
Sybil of Jerusalem, Queen of Jerusalem was the daughter of Almaric I, King of Jerusalem and Agnes d' Edessa.
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 Joscelin III of Edessa - Result for Joscelin III of Edessa - Meaning of Joscelin III of Edessa - Definition of Joscelin ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
'''Joscelin III of Edessa''' was the titular County of Edessa count of Edessa from the death of his father, Joscelin II of Edessa Joscelin II in 1159, to his own death in 1200.
Joscelin lived in the Kingdom of Jerusalem, and managed to gather enough land around Akko Acre to set up the '' Vassals of the Kingdom of Jerusalem Seigneurie of Joscelin.'' His sister, Agnes of Courtenay, was the wife of King Amalric I of Jerusalem Amalric I and mother of Baldwin IV of Jerusalem Baldwin IV.
In 1184 he became guardian of the young Baldwin V of Jerusalem Baldwin V while Raymond III was regent, thus allying himself with the lesser nobles rather than the royal family; Agnes had probably died by this point, and although Joscelin was Baldwin V's great uncle, Raymond's party of nobles held the most power.
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In 1176 she arranged to have her brother Joscelin III released from captivity and appointed him seneschal of Jerusalem.
In 1180 she gave support to the marriage of Guy of Lusignan and her daughter Sibylla, even though Guy was a newcomer to the kingdom, rather than a member of an established family.
As an opponent of Raymond III she persuaded Baldwin IV not to allow him to enter the kingdom in 1182.
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 Station Information - Joscelin III of Edessa
Joscelin III of Edessa was the titular count of Edessa from the death of his father, Joscelin II in 1159, to his own death in 1200.
Edessa had been captured in 1144 and the remnants of the county conquered or sold years before he took the title.
His seigneurie was bought by Hermann of Salza, the master of the Teutonic Knights, in 1220.
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 BALDWIN II. - LoveToKnow Article on BALDWIN II.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
From Edessa Baldwin conducted continual forays against the Mahommedan princes; and in the great foray of 1104, in which he was joined by Bohemund, he was defeated and captured at Balich.
In 1110 he was besieged in Edessa, and relieved by Baldwin I.; in 1114 he repelled an attack by Aksunkur of Mosul; in 1115 he helped to defeat Aksunkur at Danith.
In 1123 he was captured by Balak of Mardin, and confined in Kharput with Joscelin, his successor in the county of Edessa, who had been captured in the previous year.
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 tripoli   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Raymond III was taken prisoner by Nur ad-Din in 1164, along with Bohemond III of Antioch and Joscelin III, titular Count of Edessa, at the battle of Artah.
Though it is not sure when Raymond III died, it is assumed that he died late in 1187, after the battle of Hattin.
His successor was named Bohemond, the second son of Bohemond III of Antioch, and it is assumed he was in charge of Tripoli when Saladin began his campaign in Syria.
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 HyeForum -> Armenians and Crusaders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Constantine III, son of Marshall Baldwin of Neghr, is elected king.
At Edessa Baldwin was adopted as the son of Thoros.
Edessa count Baldwin of Le Bourg married an Armenian princess and got 30,000 bezants from her father by threatening to shave off his beard, an important symbol of masculinity to Armenians.
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 Joscelin III of Edessa - Definition up Erdmond.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
was the titular count of Edessa from the death of his father, Joscelin II in 1159, to his own death in 1200.
Joscelin lived in the Kingdom_of_Jerusalem, and managed to gather enough land around Acre to set up the '' Seigneurie of Joscelin.'' His sister, Agnes of Courtenay, was the wife of King Amalric I and mother of Baldwin IV.
In 1164 Joscelin was taken captive by Nur_ad-Din, and remained a prisoner until 1176 when Agnes paid his ransom.
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 Crusaders, Greeks, and Muslims by Sanderson Beck
Tancred was reconciled with Baldwin II of Edessa, and the Toulouse inheritance was divided as Bertram pledged fealty to King Baldwin.
In 1122 Edessa count Joscelin and sixty men were captured by Belek, one of the successors to the realms of the dying Il Ghazi.
Former emperor Alexius III joined the Seljuks, who fought for his claim; but they were defeated by Theodore's Greeks and 800 Latin mercenaries in 1211; Kai-Khusrau was killed, and Alexius III spent the rest of his life in a monastery.
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 Joscelin II of Edessa - Definition up Erdmond.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The young Joscelin was taken prisoner at the Battle_of_Azaz in 1125, but was ransomed by Baldwin II, king of Jerusalem.
Joscelin II ruled the weakest and most isolated of the Crusader_states.
His daughter Agnes of Courtenay married Amalric_I_of_Jerusalem, and his son Joscelin III ruled as nominal Count of Edessa.
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 Articles - Vassals of the Kingdom of Jerusalem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Aside from the Kingdom of Jerusalem, there were also three other major Crusader states on the mainland, the County of Edessa, the County of Tripoli, and the Principality of Antioch, which nominally bore some dependency on the Kingdom.
The King of Jerusalem was bound to reconcile them in case of disputes (or between the Prince and Patriarich in Antioch), and could claim the regency in case of a vacancy or minority in their successions.
Edessa was perhaps the most closely tied to the Kingdom, despite its distance; two of the first Counts later succeeded to the throne of Jerusalem, and the County was bestowed as a royal gift on Joscelin I.
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 Agnes of Courtenay - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In 1176 she arranged to have her brother Joscelin III released from captivity and appointed seneschal of Jerusalem.
As an opponent of Raymond III of Tripoli she persuaded Baldwin IV not to allow him to enter the kingdom in 1182.
In 1183 she probably helped arrange the marriage of Humphrey IV of Toron to Amalric and Maria's daughter Isabella; one of the terms of marriage was that Toron should become a royal domain.
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 Roman Emperors DIR John II Comnenus, Emperor of Cyprus
Diplomatically accepting Raymond's and Joscelin's insistence that they had nothing to do with the rebellion, John decided to return home (spring 1139), accompanied by his repentant brother Isaac, for the three-years' absence from home of his troops had made them restive.
Shortly afterwards his eldest two sons, Alexius and Andronicus, died, and it was with Manuel alone (for the third son, Isaac, accompanied the bodies of his two elder brothers back to Constantinople) that John marched on Syria to enforce Byzantine suzerainty over the principality of Antioch for once and for all.
With King Conrad III, Lothair's successor, John negotiated a marriage alliance: Conrad's sister-in-law Bertha of Sulzbach was to marry Manuel.
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 Kingdoms of Canaan - Outremer
Half of the county, including its capital, was located to the east of the Euphrates and therefore was positioned far to the east of the other states.
Joscelin is captured and imprisoned in Aleppo until his death.
The city of Antioch (modern Antakya in Turkey) was founded near the end of the 4th century BC by Seleucus I Nicator, who made it the capital of his empire in Syria.
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