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At Yibna, near the later site of the castle of Ibelin (built 1141), The fighting lasted only a short time as the Egyptian host was unable to withstand the shock of the Crusader cavalry charges. As Fulcher of Chartres says, "this battle did not last long because when our foes saw our armed men advance in excellent order against them their horsemen immediately took flight as if completely bewitched, going into a panic instead of using good sense. Their foot-soldiers were massacred."

Capture of Marra (1098). The Knight Templar is a definite anachronism.


The Pastimes of Our Ancestors: When Knights Were Bold

Pasttimes of Our Ancestors: When Knights were Bold.