The Battle of Hattin, 1187 CE

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Unknown Artist
published on 25 October 2018

An illustration from the 13th century CE Chronica majora by Michael Paris showing a scene from the Battle of Hattin in 1187 CE. On the left is the Muslim leader Saladin who faces and takes from King Guy of Jerusalem the True Cross. (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, UK)

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