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on the eyes or knowledge , but on the belief and fancy , of a chaplain of Count
Baldwin , " in the estimate of six hundred thousand pilgrims able to bear arms ,
besides the priests and monks , the women and children , of the Latin camp .
in a haughty , or insinuated in a milder , tone that their sovereign , the true and
lawful commander of the faithful , had rescued Jerusalem from the Turkish yoke ;
and that the pilgrims , if they would divide their numbers and lay aside their arms
While they viewed with hatred and suspicion the Latin pilgrims , the Greek
emperors maintained a strict , though secret , alliance with the Turks and
Saracens . Isaac Angelus complained that by his friendship for the great Saladin
he had ...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Band 1
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