Saracens


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Saracens

Arab peoples adopting Islam and opposing crusaders.
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Each of them bore at his saddle-bow a bundle of darts or javelins, about four feet in length, having sharp steel heads, a weapon much in use among the Saracens, and of which the memory is yet preserved in the martial exercise called El Jerrid, still practised in the Eastern countries.
This reverend brother has been all his life engaged in fighting among the Saracens for the recovery of the Holy Sepulchre; he is of the order of Knights Templars, whom you may have heard of; he is half a monk, half a soldier.
They were of Saracen origin, and consequently of Arabian descent; and their fine slender limbs, small fetlocks, thin manes, and easy springy motion, formed a marked contrast with the large-jointed heavy horsastic vows.
the Saracen head of your right reverend companion has frightened out of mine the way home I am not sure I shall get there to-night myself.
The Saracens captured and pillaged Genoa nine hundred years ago, but during the following century Genoa and Pisa entered into an offensive and defensive alliance and besieged the Saracen colonies in Sardinia and the Balearic Isles with an obstinacy that maintained its pristine vigor and held to its purpose for forty long years.
For hundred of year the Byzantine Empire stood as a barrier against the Saracen hosts of Asia.
The opening quarter was hugely different to what had been expected, with Saracens desperately clinging to a 14- lead on their line.
SARACENS produced a stunning second-half fightback to beat great rivals Leicester 32-27 in snowy conditions at Welford Road.
ROOKIE Saracens prop Mako Vunipola has been fast-tracked into the England squad for the QBE autumn internationals after ditching fast food.
SARACENS 3 * CLERMONT * 22 SARACENS saw their Heineken Cup hopes blown away as French side Clermont Auvergne reached the last four for the first time.
SARACENS v HARLEQUINS Sky Sports 1, 3pm BATH v NORTHAMPTON ESPN, 5.
10 A SLOPPY performance saw Saracens suffer a heavy defeat.