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WHAT IS Battle of Hittin ?

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Asked by khabardar, 14 Jun '12 02:35 pm
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The Battle of Hattin [also spelled Hittin] took place shortly before the Third Crusade and was among the most significant Muslim victories of the crusading era. In July 1187 at Hattin, the Muslim forces of Saladin defeated the Christian forces of the Latin King of Jerusalem, Guy de Lusignan, resulting in the King's humiliating capture. The destruction of such a large body of Christian forces at Hattin effectively insured the success of Saladin's army at Jerusalem against a much smaller force of Christian defenders led by Balian of Ibelin, who after a brief but hard fought siege negotiated the surrender of the city to Saladin in October of 1187. The capture of Jerusalem by Saladin's forces sent a shockwave through Latin Christendom and ultimately inspired the calling of the unsuccessful Third Crusade.

Although tensions had increasingly escalated between Christians and Muslims leading up to the battle of Hattin, it was not until 1186 that an event sparked the renewal of major hostilit ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 14 Jun '12 03:42 pm

 
  
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Jahan talwar bandook etc isthmal nahi hota. sirf hitting bus....
Answered by Trivial Pursuit, 14 Jun '12 02:38 pm

 
  
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Between the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem and the forces of the Ayyubid dynasty.
in 12th century
Answered by rajan, 14 Jun '12 02:37 pm

 
  
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The Battle of Hattin [also spelled Hittin] took place shortly before the Third Crusade and was among the most significant Muslim victories of the crusading era. In July 1187 at Hattin, the Muslim forces of Saladin defeated the Christian forces of the Latin King of Jerusalem, Guy de Lusignan, resulting in the King's humiliating capture. The destruction of such a large body of Christian forces at Hattin effectively insured the success of Saladin's army at Jerusalem against a much smaller force of Christian defenders led by Balian of Ibelin, who after a brief but hard fought siege negotiated the surrender of the city to Saladin in October of 1187. The capture of Jerusalem by Saladin's forces sent a shockwave through Latin Christendom and ultimately inspired the calling of the unsuccessful Third Crusade.
Source: http://www.crusades-encyclopedia.com/battleofhattin.html
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 14 Jun '12 02:37 pm

 
  
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The Battle of Hattin (also known as "The Horns of Hattin" because of a nearby extinct volcano of the same name) took place on Saturday, July 4, 1187, between the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem and the forces of the Ayyubid dynasty.
Answered by Psycho, 14 Jun '12 02:36 pm

 
  
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