The Attack on Damietta, 1218 CE

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Unknown Artist
published on 04 September 2018

A 13th century CE manuscript illustration depicting the attack on Damietta in Egypt in 1218-19 CE during the Fifth Crusade (1217-1221 CE). (From the Chronica Majorca by Matthew Paris, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge)

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