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Baldwin, M. W. (ed.) / The first hundred years
(1969)

Important Dates and Events,   pp. 622-625 PDF (1.3 MB)


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1131 autumn 
5532 or 1133 
1144 December 
I 545 December 
5146 March 3' 
5546 September 54 
1146 November 3 
1147 July-September 
5547 September 
Joscelin I dies; his son Joscelin II count of Edessa 
The Assassins purchase al-Qadmüs, begin settlement in the Nu~airi 
mountains (Jabal An~ariyah) 
Raymond of Poitiers marries Constance, becomes prince of Antioch 
Pons killed; his son Raymond II count of Tripoli 
Emperor John Comnenus invades Cilicia, besieges Antioch August zo 
Franco-Byzantine alliance fails at Shaizar, John Comnenus enters 
Antioch, but withdraws 
Unur (Onör) of Damascus and king Fulk ally to thwart Zengi 
Fortress of Kerak (Krak des Moabites) built in the Transjordan 
John Comnenus again appears before Antioch, withdraws, to Cilicia 
John dies; succeeded by son Manuel Comnenus 
Death of king Fulk; Melisend and son Baldwin III crowned together December
z~ 
24—26 First capture of Edessa by Zengi 
Second Crusade: pope Eugenius III issues the bull for a new crusade St. Bernard
preaches the crusade at Vézelay 
Zengi killed; succeeded by his sons: Saif-ad-Din Ghãzi at Mosul, Nürad-Din
at Aleppo 
Final capture and sack of Edessa by Nür-ad-Din 
The German expeditions against the Wends 
Second Crusade: Conrad III and the German crusaders arrive at 
Constantinople 
Louis VII and the French crusaders arrive at Constantinople 
Almeria taken by the Spanish 
Lisbon falls to the Portuguese and English 
Conrad III and the Germans defeated near Dorylaeum 
Louis VII and the French defeated near Cadmus 
Failure of the Second Crusade before Damascus 
Army of Antioch defeated by NUr-ad-Din near Inab; Raymond kslled 
6 Saif-ad-Din Ghãzi of Mosul dies; succeeded by brother Qu~b-ad-Din
Maudüd 
Joscelin II captured (dies in captivity 1159) 
Tell Bashir and other Edessan fortresses sold to Manuel Comnenus 
Nür-ad-Din takes Tell Bashir, last remnant of the county of Edessa,
from the Byzantines 
Baldwin III breaks with queen Melisend, assumes full royal authority 
Raymond II of Tripoli is killed by Assassins; his son Raymond III 
becomes count under the regency of his mother Hodierna 
Reginald of Châtillon marries Constance of Antioch and becomes prince
Ascalon surrenders to king Baldwin III 
Damascus submits to Nur-ad-Din 
Marriage of Baldwin III to Theodora, niece of emperor Manuel 
The Byzantine army enters Cilicia 
Emperor Manuel enters Antioch as suzerain; Franco-Byzantine expedition ended
by truce between Manuel and Nur-ad-Din 
Reginald of Antioch captured; Baldwin III regent 
ss~o May4 
115o summer 
1151 July 52 
(or 1152) spring 
 Death of Baldwin III; his brother Amalric I crowned February s8 
 Bohemond III becomes prince of Antioch 
 Amalric's first Egyptian expedition 
 Shirküh, for NUr-ad-Din, restores the vizir Shavar in Cairo 1164 August—October
Amalric's second Egyptian expedition 
5564 August so Nür-ad-Din captures Bohemond III and Raymond III, takes
I~~ãrim August s 2; Amalric later assumes regency of Tripoli 
s i6~ summer Bohemond III released, visits Constantinople, returns to Antioch
with Greek patriarch (to 1170) 
1167 January-August Amalric fails to intercept Shirküh on the way to
Egypt, leads third 
Egyptian expedition 
Amalric marries Maria Comnena 
Amairic's fourth Egyptian expedition (to January 5569) 
ShirkUh, assisted by his nephew Saladin, replaces Shavar as vizir of 
Egypt 
1167 Augustz9 
s s68 October 
1169 January i8 
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March 25 April—May winter 
autumn 
April 8 November io 
October 4 
October ' 7 
October 24 
October 
January 
July 24—28 
June 29 
September 
spring 
August zz April z~ September autumn April sz 
(or si6i) 
November 
February so 
September 
May 


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