By Kenneth M. Setton, Harry W. Hazard
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177. Ibid. 178. Hitti, p. 614; cf. Ibn-Jubair, p. 346. 179. "Eracles," p. 42. 180.
105. 158. "Eracles," p. " 159. Hitti, pp. 619-620. 160. Usamah, p. 164. 161. , pp . 15 9-16 0. 24 A HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES IV Ibn-Jubair describes a Frankish wedding and the bride very prettily. The guests, both men and women, formed two lines while entertained by trumpet and flute music as they waited. The bride appeared, supported on each side by male relatives, in a dress which had a train of golden silk. On her hair and across her breast she also had a net of woven gold, held on the head by a gold diadem.
Each knight had a phial of water with his wine. "" He said early mass and then heard confessions until noon. He ate with difficulty because he had lost his appetite. Proba167. Las Cdnigas, pls. 120, 188. 168. Ludolph of Suchem, p. S1. 169. Ilatem, p. 310. 170. Ibn-Jubair, p. 315; Ernoul, trans. Conder, p. 51, says this was true in many places on Mt. Lebanon. 171. Joinville, pp. 151-152. 172. James of Vitry, f pistolae, p. 113. 26 A HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES IV bly after his midday rest he visited the sick until vespers (three to six o'clock).
A History of the Crusades, Volume IV: The Art and Architecture of the Crusader States by Kenneth M. Setton, Harry W. Hazard