Warfare in April


Artah  1105 Crusader-Muslim Wars
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a renewed Crusader offensive in northern Syria, Tancred, Regent of Antioch, attempted to recover the fortress of Artah, between Antioch and Aleppo. At the nearby village of Tizin, he destroyed a large Turkish army under Ridwan of Aleppo, inflicting massive casualties. Ridwan quickly sued for peace and Tancred consolidated his authority in the Orontes Valley (20 April

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