Sentence Examples

  • Next year he suffered a crushing defeat at the battle of Hittin, and was taken prisoner by Saladin.
  • Himself (uncle to Philip of France and brother-in-law to Conrad III.) afterwards came to the Holy Land to watch over the interests of his grandson; and he was among the prisoners taken by Saladin at Hittin in 1187.
  • Shortly after the battle of Hittin there appeared in Palestine the ablest and most famous of the family, Count William's second son, Conrad.

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