Krak des Chevaliers

The fortress was captured in 1099 by the troops of Raymond, Count of Toulouse, a very religious man who always wanted to die in the Holy Land.

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When the pope called for a crusade, he was the first to accept the call and, at the head of a large company, marched towards Constantinople, where he joined the remaining crusaders. Because he was a very wealthy and charismatic man, he quickly became the main leader of the expedition.