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1) Saladin. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Arabic Salah ad-Din, 1137?-1193, Muslim warrior and Ayyubid sultan of Egypt, the great opponent of the Crusaders, b. Mesopotamia, of Kurdish descent. He lived for...

2) Hattin, Battle of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...July 4, 1197, in N Palestine, where Saladin's Muslim forces defeated the Christian armies of Guy de Lusignan. When Saladin attacked Tiberias in July, 1197, Christian...

3) Raymond, count of Tripoli. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Tripoli (1152-87), great-great-grandson of Raymond IV of Toulouse. He played a leading part in the last years of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem. Captured (1164) by...

4) Al Karak. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The ancient Kir Moab (also mentioned in the Bible as Kir Hareseth, Kir Haresh, and Kir Heres), it was the walled citadel of the Moabites. Al Karak played an important...

5) Reginald of Chatillon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Krak and Montreal in the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem. He came to the Holy Land in the Second Crusade and married (1153) Constance, daughter of Bohemond II of Antioch....

6) Gaziantep. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Gazientep is an important trading and manufacturing center known for its textiles and pistachio nuts. An ancient Hittite city, it was occupied (8th cent. B.C.) by...

7) Baldwin IV, Latin king of Jerusalem. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Baldwin IV, Latin king of Jerusalem, (Baldwin the Leper), c.1161-1185, Latin king of Jerusalem (1174-85), son and successor of Amalric I. Raymond, count of Tripoli,...

8) Nazareth. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Nazareth is also the trade center for an agricultural region. The town's manufactures include processed food, cigarettes, and pottery. Mineral water is bottled here...

9) Amalric I. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Latin king of Jerusalem (1162-74); brother and successor of Baldwin III. He spent his reign in attempts to gain and hold the suzerainty of Egypt, but was balked by...

10) Akko. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bay of Haifa (an arm of the Mediterranean Sea). Its manufactures include iron and steel, chemicals, and textiles. The city was captured (A.D. 638) by the Arabs, who...

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