Battle of the Field of Blood, 1119 AD ⚔️ The Crusades ⚔️ (a.k.a. Battle of Ager Sanguinis)
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????The Battle of the Field of Blood and the broader struggle for Aleppo was an intensely complex affair, drawing in many factions—Frankish, Turkish, Armenian, Arab, and Byzantine. Like so many of the Crusader States’ wars, it was rarely a simple matter of Christians versus Muslims.
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???? Narrated by David McCallion
???? Research and Writing by Dr. Byron Waldron
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The Field of Blood: The Battle for Aleppo and the Remaking of the Medieval Middle East - Nicholas Morton (2018)
The Crusaders in the East: A Brief History of the Wars of Islam with the Latins in Syria During the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries - William Barron Stevenson (1907)
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