HumanitiesWeb.org - Glossary definition: Ascalon, Battle of
Ascalon, Battle of
(12 August, 1099)

(First Crusade)
The crusader army led by Godfrey of Bouillon defeated and drove off the numerically-superior Fatimid army under al-Afdal Shahanshah. Considered the last action of the First Crusade

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