Updated: 3/12/2020

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  • The Battle of Jaffa took place during the Third Crusade, as one of a series of campaigns between the army of Saladin and the Crusaders which were led by King Richard I.
  • JAFFA, ISRAEL, 1192
  • After many lost lives both Saladin and Richard decided to make a truce/agreement...
  • Under the terms of the agreement, Jerusalem would remain under Islamic control.However, the city would be open to Christian pilgrimages.
  • This agreement was called the 'Treaty of Ramla' and had a major impact on making Jerusalem what is it today
  • Apart of the terms were that the Latin Kingdom would be changed to a geopolitical coastal strip that extended from Tyre to Jaffa.