Battle of Harim (third crusade) 1164

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  • The Battle of Harim (1164)
    • date
      • 12th Aug 1164
    • location
      • East of Antakya, Turkey
    • Muslim participants
      • Aleppo+Damascus
        • Nur ad-Din
      • Mosul
        • Qutb ad-Din
      • Jazira
        • Ortoqids
    • Frankish participants
      • Tripoli
        • Raymond III
      • Antioch
        • Bohemond III
      • Byzantium
        • Konstantinos Kalamanos
      • Cilicia
      • Armenia
        • Thoros II
      • Joscelin III  of Edessa
    • Why did Nur ad-Din attack?
      • Amalric launched attacks on Egypt
        • Does not want Amalric to get Egypt
      • Draw Amalric back from Egypt
    • Why did Franks lose?
      • fell for Nur ad-Din's feigned retreat
        • cornered into swamp
          • massacred
      • No formation in the charge
      • Poor leadership and tactics
        • Thoros advised against attack and fled
        • Not Amalric
        • Kalamanos, Hugh, Raymond, Bohemond and Josceline captired
    • Effects?
      • Amalric in Egypt
        • all 3 crusader states without a leader
        • Antioch not attacked= fear of Byzantines
      • Nur ad-Din besieged and captured- Banias
      • Pressure on Antioch

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