Military History of The Crusader States - War With The Seljuks

War With The Seljuks

Seljuk–Crusader War
(1097–1127)
  • Nicaea
  • Dorylaeum
  • Antioch
  • Ma'arrat
  • Melitene
  • Crusade of 1101
  • 1st Ramla
  • 2nd Ramla
  • Harran
  • Artah
  • 3rd Ramla
  • Tripoli
  • Norwegian Crusade
  • Shaizar
  • Al-Sannabra
  • Sarmin
  • Ager Sanguinis
  • Hab
  • Azaz
  • Marj al-Saffar

The Seljuk–Crusader War began when the First Crusade wrested territory from the Seljuk Turks during the Siege of Nicaea in 1097 and lasted until 1128 when Zengi became atabeg of Aleppo. At the latter date, the chief threat to the Crusaders from the east and north became the Zengids. The conflict was generally fought between European Crusaders and the Seljuk Turks and their vassals. The Muslim Syrian emirates occasionally allied themselves with the Christians against rival states.

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