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    • The Field of Blood

    • The Battle for Aleppo and the Remaking of the Medieval Middle East
    • By: Nicholas Morton
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1119, the people of the Near East came together in an epic clash of horses, swords, sand, and blood that would decide the fate of the city of the Aleppo - and the eastern Crusader states. Fought between tribal Turkish warriors on steppe ponies, Arab foot soldiers, Armenian bowmen, and European knights, the battlefield was the amphitheater into which the people of the Near East poured their full gladiatorial might. Carrying a piece of the true cross before them, the Frankish army advanced, anticipating a victory that would secure their dominance over the entire region.

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