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  Kerbogha   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Kerbogha was Atabeg of Mosul during the First Crusade and was renowned as a soldier.
During the siege, Peter the Hermit was sent as emissary to Kerbogha by the Christian princes in the city, to suggest that the parties settle all differences by duel.
When Bohemond, the leader of the Christian army decided to attack, Kerbogha was taken by surprise because the information he had received was of a weak, disorganized Christian army.
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 Upto11.net - Wikipedia Article for Siege of Antioch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The crusaders were luckily granted time to prepare for their arrival, as Kerbogha had first made a three-week long excursion to Edessa, which he was unable to recapture from Baldwin of Boulogne, who had taken it earlier in 1098.
Kerbogha hesitated against his generals' pleadings, hoping to attack them all at once rather than one division at a time, but he underestimated their size.
The Turks were inflicting many casualties, including Adhemar's standard-bearer, and Kerbogha set fire to the grass between his position and the crusaders, but this did not deter them: they had visions of three saints riding along with them, led by St.
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 Adhemar of Le Puy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After the capture of the city in June, 1098, and the subsequent siege led by Kerbogha, Adhemar organized a procession through the streets, and had the gates locked so that the Crusaders, many of whom had begun to panic, would be unable to desert the city.
He was extremely skeptical of Peter Bartholomew's discovery in Antioch of the Holy Lance, especially because he knew such a relic already existed in Constantinople; however, he was willing to let the Crusader army believe it was real if it raised their morale.
When Kerbogha was defeated, Adhemar organized a council in an attempt to settle the leadership disputes, but he died on August 1, 1098, probably of typhus.
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 Memoirs of Popular Delusions Vol. 2 - Section IV
Kerbogha turned from him with a look of contempt, and said he could agree to no proposals from a set of such miserable beggars and robbers.
It is related that Kerbogha was playing a game at chess, when the fl flag on the citadel gave warning of the enemy's approach, and that, with true oriental coolness, he insisted upon finishing the game ere he bestowed any of his attention upon a foe so unworthy.
Kerbogha, aware at last that his enemy was not so despicable, took vigorous measures to remedy his mistake, and, preparing himself to meet the Christians in front, he despatched the Sultan Soliman, of Roum, to attack them in the rear.
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 The STORY... Chapter 3 NOMADS OF THE STEPPE (unique post) - www.ezboard.com
   Kerbogha was well enough armed as it was; he chose a short-range disrupter for Dame Crowhurst and a disc gun* for Hust.
First Kerbogha drew a small leather pouch from his pack and smeared each of the crew on the top of their heads with its contents.
Kerbogha bared his teeth in an odd grin which Holman later learnt was an Ulani sign for contempt.
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 Antioch
Kerbogha, the Atabeg of Mosul, and a soldier of great reputation, had gathered troops and marched on Antioch upon learning of the Crusader siege of the city, and was encamped outside the city walls by June 7th, four days after the Crusaders captured the city.
Kerbogha had to retreat, and by the time he reached Mosul, he was a broken man.
Ahmad ibn-Marwan, who had been placed in charge of the Citadel by Kerbogha, was so impressed that he converted to Christianity along with many of his men.
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 Adhemar of Le Puy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
During the Crusaders' siege of that city, Adhemar organized a barefoot procession around the walls, as Joshua had done at Jericho in the Bible.
After the capture of the city in June, 1098, and the subsequent siege led by Kerbogha, Adhemar organized another procession through the streets.
When Kerbogha was defeated, Adhemar organized a council in an attempt to settle the leadership disputes, but he died of the plague on August 1, 1098.
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 Smbat Sparapet's Chronicle, Cilician Armenian History, Byzantine History, Crusaders, Bohemond, Saljuqs
[50] Then the son of Yaghi-Siyan, the emir of Antioch, came and threw himself at Kerbogha's feet, begging him to come to his aid and relating that the army of the Christians was small and starving.
Kerbogha moved all the troops of the foreigners from East to West, from Babylon and those parts, from Damascus and all the coastal areas, and from Jerusalem to the desert areas.
As we mentioned, when the Romans entered the city and when Kerbogha was besieging it and afflicting them, the Christian forces were suffering hunger, as the city had long since been running out of victuals.
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 Principality of Antioch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Alexius I Comnenus, the Byzantine emperor, was on his way to assist the Crusaders, but turned back when he heard the city had already been retaken.
Although Peter most likely planted it there himself (even the papal legate Adhemar of Le Puy believed this to be the case), it helped raise the spirits of the Crusaders.
With the newly discovered relic at the head of the army, Bohemund marched out to meet Kerbogha, who was miraculously defeated - miraculously, according to the Crusaders, because an army of saints had appeared to help them on the battlefield.
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 From Constantinople to Antioch (from Crusades) --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can ...
Kerbogha arrived with an enormous Turkish army and completely invested the city, which was already very low on provisions.
Disagreements between the leaders persisted and were accentuated by arguments over the validity of what had come to be called the Holy Lance, which a Provençal priest found below the cathedral and insisted was the lance that, according to the Gospels, had pierced the side of Jesus Christ when he hung on the cross.
With the evaporation of Kerbogha's army, the citadel finally surrendered to Bohemond, and its garrison was permitted to leave.
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 RAYMUND OF TOULOUSE - LoveToKnow Article on RAYMUND OF TOULOUSE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When the city was taken by Bohemund (June 1098), the count garrisoned the palatium Cassiani (the palace of the emir, Yagi Sian) and the tower over the Bridge Gate.
He lay ill during the second siege of Antioch by Kerbogha; but in his camp a great spiritualistic activity culminated in the discovery of the Holy Lance by the Provencals.
A struggle thus arose between the Provencals and the Normans, partly with regard to the genuineness of the Lance, which the Normans naturally doubted, and partly with regard to the possession of Antiochthe real issue at stake.
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 First Crusade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
They knew that there was serious dissension among various emirs in Kerbogha's camp, and in any case they could not stay much longer in Antioch for the army was starving.
When Kerbogha saw the Crusaders in full array, he tried to send out for a truce, but the Crusaders advanced anyway.
As he feared, emirs began deserting Kerbogha on the field of battle.
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 Crusader assault on Antioch
The relief army, commanded by Kerbogha, the Turkish ruler of Mosul, was far more powerful than any they had had to face before.
The crusader leaders knew that would be massacred if they were in the open when Kerbogha arrived, so they quickly agreed to Bohemond's plan.
Kerbogha's army arrived the next day and now it was the crusaders turn to be besieged.
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 Read about Principality of Antioch at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Principality of Antioch and learn about ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mosul led by Kerbogha arrived to besiege the Crusaders themselves.
Byzantine emperor, was on his way to assist the Crusaders, but turned back when he heard the city had already been retaken.
With the newly discovered relic at the head of the army, Bohemund marched out to meet Kerbogha, who was miraculously defeated — miraculously, according to the Crusaders, because an army of saints had appeared to help them on the battlefield.
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 Re: The Story Continues (Thread #2) - www.ezboard.com
At last satisfied that each Unhk posessed some degree of control of their hunge Kerbogha led them farther out into the night.
Kerbogha suddenly signalled the party to remain silent.
As the curious crowd gathered Kerbogha reached into his pack attached to the cantle of his saddle and drew forth a curious object made out of dry woven grass.
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 The First Crusade, an Overview
The crusaders were forced to flee, but inflicted sufficient damage on the Duqaq's army to cause him to abandon his march on Antioch.
Kerbogha allowed the crusaders to leave the city and form up outside.
The morale of his disparate troops was as low as the crusaders' morale was high, and they swiftly broke under the desperate attack.
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 page3-compo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the meantime the governor of Moshul named Kerbogha was advancing on Antioch and barely two days after the capture of the city he was at the gates.
Decimated and week, provisions running low, their only hope was emperor Alexius who finally kept his promise to join the Crusades and was advancing on Antioch at the head of his whole army.
On June twelfth during Kerbogha's attack some soldiers were so demoralized that they refused to leave their houses to fight and Bohemond had to set their houses on fire to smoke them out and force them to the ramparts.
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 Antioch Falls...?
Yaghi-Siyan was still determined, however, for he had news that Kerbogha of Mosul was at last preparing an army.
Bohemond told none of the other Crusaders about this, for he was determined that he should rule Antioch.
The day following, June 5th, the first of Kerbogha's troops began arriving, and by the 7th he was encamped.
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 Yaghi-Siyan Information - Articles Free   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This time the governor turned to Kerbogha of Mosul for help.
The crusaders knew they had to take the city before Kerbogha's reinforcements arrived.
Bohemund secretly negotiated with one of Yaghi-Siyan's guards, an Armenian named Firuz, who agreed to betray the city.
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 Raymond IV of Toulouse
He was ill during the second siege of Antioch by Kerbogha, but there was much spiritualistic activity among his followers, which culminated in the discovery of the Holy Lance by a monk named Peter Bartholomew.
The "miracle" raised the morale of the crusaders, and to their surprise they were able to rout Kerbogha outside Antioch.
The Lance itself became a valuable relic among Raymond's followers, despite Adhemar of Le Puy's skepticism and Bohemund's disbelief and occasional mockery.
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 June 28
The 1st Crusade was fought from 1095 to 1100; this was June of 1098.
The Moslems led by a dude named Kerbogha (hey, when you have a name like that, you don't need a last name.
Kerbogha was in the middle of a very disagreeable staff meeting when word came that the Crusaders were looking fine and in line.
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 Holy Lance
The Holy Lance was the spear thrust into the side of Jesus Christ while hanging on the cross.
During the First Crusade, while the Crusaders were besieged in Antioch by Kerbogha, Peter Bartholomew[?] reported that he had had a vision in which St.
Andrew[?] told him that the Holy Lance was buried in St. Peter's Cathedral in Antioch.
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 Crusades Fail - AlternateHistory.com Discussion Board
If the POD is Kerbogha winning at Antioch then he'd be ruler of Mosul, Antioch and Edessa (he took it on the way to Antioch).
Let's say the Fatimids took Jerusalem as in OTL, the SUltan, wary of Kerbogha's power decides to send him against the Fatimids to keep him focused on the West.
This effort goes much better than anticipated however, and Kerbogha ends up conquering Egypt (not necessarily the most probably outcome, but certainly plausible).
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 Kerbogha - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Kerbogha   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Here you will find more informations about Kerbogha.
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He had to retreat, and returned to Mosul a broken man.
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 Civilization Fanatics' Forums - The First Crusade!
Meanwhile, a Syrian army under Kerbogha was marching to the relief of Antioch in sufficient force to cause Alexius and his advancing Byzantine army to retire.
The Syrian relief lay seige to the Crusaders besieging Antioch, causing great dismay among the Christian ranks until the "Holy Lance" was miraclously discovered in an occupied church.
The Crusader knights, most having lost their horses, attacked the Syrian besiegers in force, winning a great victory when Kerbogha's Turkish allies deserted the field.
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 Crusades in the Levant (1097-1291)
Meanwhile, a relief army under Kerbogha of Mosul was only three-days away.
The crusaders were no sooner in the city than they were besieged by Kerbogha for 25 days.
The crusaders believed they found the Holy Lance and with this omen they went forth from the city to defeat Kerbogha in battle on June 28.
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 William III Taillefer, Pons, William IV and Ramon IV, Count of Toulouse
He was ill during the second siege of Antioch by Kerbogha, and so missed an outbreak of bogus miracles, which culminated in the discovery of the Holy Lance by a monk named Peter Bartholomew.
The "miracle" raised the morale of the crusaders, and to their own surprise they were able to rout Kerbogha outside Antioch.
The Lance itself became a valuable relic among Raymond's followers, despite Adhemar of Le Puy's skepticism and Bohemund's outright mockery.
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 Siege of Antioch
Even after Kerbogha was repulsed, it took until November 1098 before the final push for Jerusalem could be made.
Corbaga [ie Kerbogha], however, lord of the Turks, expecting the battle to take place there, fixed his tents at a distance of about two miles from the city and, with ranks arrayed, came up to the bridge of the city.
There was in the army a knight most distinguished and very dear to all, Roger of Barneville by name, who, while pursuing the army of the retiring enemy, was captured and deprived of his head.
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