Crusades by Gary Jeffrey,Terry Riley

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30 at the sight of raynald’s headless body, guy dropped to his knees and sobbed for mercy. oh, please! please! please! saladin withdrew his sword and reached down. have no fear. it is not the way of kings to kill kings, but that man was beyond forgiveness. two months later, jerusalem fell to saladin. the end 31 The Defense of Jaffa The Third Crusade n december, 1191, king richard I of england climbed a hill to view the distant walls and towers of the holy city of jerusalem. in over three years of fighting it would be the closest he would get.

D nnnnr rr! the defenders of jaffa were powerless against the great siege engines. kroom 35 saladin’s men broke into the city and ran amok. stop the men from looting. we still need to take the citadel! king richard “the lionheart” was on his way. his small force of english knights, infantry, and genoese and pisan archers from italy had been assembled like lightning. 36 his christian fleet arrived off jaffa and halted. a thousand cries of “allu akbar*” echoed over a city shrouded in the smoke of war.

We still need to take the citadel! king richard “the lionheart” was on his way. his small force of english knights, infantry, and genoese and pisan archers from italy had been assembled like lightning. 36 his christian fleet arrived off jaffa and halted. a thousand cries of “allu akbar*” echoed over a city shrouded in the smoke of war. a huge sea of saracen banners! i fear we are too few. yes, and i fear we are too late. *god is greater 37 christians who had taken refuge in the citadel called out anxiously.

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