The Battle of Hattin: How the Christians Lost the Holy Lands

The crusades were full of epic battles between the Christians and the Muslims for control of the Holy Lands of Jerusalem. For almost 100 years, both sides waged war with the other while claiming minor victories here and there. Balance and the status quo seemed to be the destiny for the border disputes between the … Continue reading

  • Have a runner send you the current intel and dispatches from TheArmedHistorian.

    Join 15 other followers

  • John Stum is a student of military history at American Military University. Currently, he serves as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army. All views expressed in this blog are those of SSG Stum and him alone.
  • Contact the Armed Historian

    To contact the Armed Historian with questions about a post, references, or particular time period, please send an email to