May 18: a bad date for the Crusades

Now, when I say that May 18 was bad for the Crusaders, not just for the people who wound up being the Crusaders’ victims, what I’m talking about are two sieges that ended on the same date but 23 years apart: the Siege of Antioch (1268) and the Siege of Acre (1291). Source: May 18:… Continue reading May 18: a bad date for the Crusades