And if truth to life is the main thing the drama should keep in view, how is it possible for any average understanding to be satisfied when the action is supposed to pass in the time of King Pepin or Charlemagne, and the principal personage in it they represent to be the Emperor Heraclius who entered Jerusalem with the cross and won the Holy Sepulchre, like Godfrey of Bouillon
, there being years innumerable between the one and the other?
The figures - dubbed The Black Men even though they include women - line the interior and represent the kinship of Maximilian and his idols, which include King Arthur and Godfrey of Bouillon
One is a portrait of Judas Maccabeus, ranked as one of the greatest warriors in Jewish history, while the other depicts Godefridus Bulonius, otherwise known as Godfrey of Bouillon
, a medieval Frankish knight who was one of the leaders of the First Crusade and the first ruler of Jerusalem after the siege of 1099.
Guy of Warwick, Godfrey of Bouillon
, and Elizabethan Repertory
He briskly strides 2,650 miles from Dijon to Jerusalem at twenty to twenty-five miles per day, mostly following the route Godfrey of Bouillon
took in the First Crusade.
Reproduced from their publication during the second half of the 20th century, and a little beyond, they consider such topics as an account of the Battle of Hattin referring to the Frankish mercenaries in Oriental Muslim states, and the army of Godfrey of Bouillon
Yet, if we are to believe Gunther's report, Martin was more specific than Eugenius in that the abbot included the name of Godfrey of Bouillon
and identified him as the leader of the First Crusade.
Other July Anniversaries July 2nd, 1900 First field trial of the Zeppelin airship in Germany July 9th, 1850 US President Zachary Taylor dies; vice-president Millard Fillmore is sworn in the next day July 18th, 1100 Death of Godfrey of Bouillon
, defender of the Holy Sepulchre July 28th, 1750 Death of Johann Sebastian Bach July 29th, 1900 King Umberto I of Italy assassinated at Monza.
12] Moreover, the legend that associates Rashi with the most famous of the First Crusaders, Godfrey of Bouillon
, Duke of Lower Lorraine and conqueror of Jerusalem, may also be founded on historical events.
The major armies were commanded by the great prices - Raymond of Toulouse, Godfrey of Bouillon
Many of Europe's leading lords took part, among them Godfrey of Bouillon
, Stephen of Blois and Robert of Normandy.