Prostrando-se diante da relíquia sagrada, o rei Balduíno IV pediu a Deus pelo sucesso.
[Montgisard]. One of the Franks charged Saladin and got close, almost reaching him, but the Frank was killed in front of him.
Balduíno IV foi recebido com grande festa e alegria, em Jerusalém, após a Batalha de Montgisard.
La Battaglia di Montgisard contrappose il giovane sovrano cristiano Baldovino IV, Re di Gerusalemme, a Saladino.
[Montgisard]. The Franks surprised and routed Saladin‘s main force at a hill known as Montgisard (mod. Tell Jezer) 8 kilometers (5 miles) southeast of Ramla, before it was able to form up in battle order. With most of his army dispersed and his base at El‘-Arish overrun by Bedouin, Saladin retreated to Egypt.
Odo de Saint-Amand, Mestre dos Cavaleiros Templários. Esteve presenta na Batalha de Montgisard
When King Baldwin IV led his daring campaign against Saladin that led to the surprise victory at Montgisard he was in puberty, just 16 years old.
La victoire de Montgisard fit de Baudouin IV un roi légendaire, qui préférait mourir malade au combat que dans un lit.
[Montgisard]. King Baldwin IV not only saved Jerusalem from capture at the age of 16, but he did it while suffering from a debilitating disease.
[Montgisard]. Baudouin IV, sixième roi de Jérusalem, remporte une victoire inespérée et complète sur les armées de Saladin.