Siege of Damascus (1148) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

"We were in far away Outremer, struggling to hold our territory in the Holy Land." The Book of Life, All Souls Trilogy / Outremer (French: outre-mer) for "overseas", was a general name given to the Crusader states established after the First Crusade.

The Byzantine emperor, Alexis I feared that all Asia Minor would be overrun. He called on western Christian leaders and the papacy to come to the aid of Constantinople by undertaking a pilgrimage or a crusade that would free Jerusalem from Muslim rule.[2] Another cause was the destruction of many Christian sacred sites and the persecution of Christians under the Fatimid caliph Al-Hakim.

After the successful siege of Jerusalem in Godfrey of Bouillon, leader of the First Crusade, became the first ruler of the Kingdom of Jerusalem.

Eva Green in  'Kingdom of Heaven' (2005). Time period is 12th century Jerusalem during the Crusades.

Kingdom of Heaven's costume designer tackled a tough challenge: Eva Green's Sibylla is a prime example. She wears styles indicative of the Holy Land during the time, but with European touches.

Godfrey of Bouillon, a French knight, leader of the First Crusade and founder of the Kingdom of Jerusalem.

"Godefroy de Bouillon", a French knight, leader of the First Crusade and founder of the Kingdom of Jerusalem.

Eva Green in Ridley Scott’s Kingdom of Heaven

French-Swedish-Arab-Jew (Not Practicing). Eva Green in Ridley Scott’s Kingdom of Heaven

The only thing I found on this was a name, "Sibylla." I assume that this is a well-off Arabic tribal woman.

Words do not express how much I love this headpiece! (Eva Green - Sibylla, Kingdom of Heaven)

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