June 29, 1149 CE – Nur ad-Din Zangi Achieves Victory at the Battle of Inab

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June 29, 1149 CE – Nur ad-Din Zangi Achieves Victory at the Battle of InabRate this post The events which inform the current struggles in the Middle East are myriad, though one could easily argue the Crusades have as much influence as any other in the long timeline of the region’s history. On June 29, 1149, as the Second Crusade raged on, Nur ad-Din Zangi struck a blow for Islam that might have seemed small in his day but might be considered the first domino in the expulsion of the Christian armies from the region permanently by winning the Battle of Inab over Raymond of Antioch. Having taken control of […]