How Cilician King Leo II Became the Magnificent

How Cilician King Leo II Became the Magnificent

In 1189, Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I undertook the Third Crusade in order to not only seize Jerusalem but also bring back the territories in Asia Minor that once belonged to Holy Roman Empire. The Crusade has been an ordeal for the emperor’s soldiers. The new climate, deficit of water and food weakened them. Horsemen …

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