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by PRINCE WILLIAM
Fri Jan 21, 2022 6:47 am
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: The Carebear Conundrum
Replies: 7
Views: 130

Re: The Carebear Conundrum

Why are you so much against the draw alliance? We are not all of us top players, we have to settle for less and knowing your limitations is the beginning of wisdom.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sat Jan 15, 2022 7:59 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1185
Views: 97347

Re: The Counting Game

1142 ΑD Emperor John II Komnenos and his sons lead a Byzantine expeditionary force across Anatolia to Antalya. He drives back the Seljuks and Turcomans – who again are trying to invade Phrygia. John II establishes a supply base for his further campaigns at Antalya. While waiting for reinforcements, ...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Tue Jan 11, 2022 2:39 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1185
Views: 97347

Re: The Counting Game

1137 AD Emperor John II Komnenos leads a Byzantine expeditionary force into Cilicia (the Byzantine fleet guards his flank). He defeats the Armenians under Prince Leo I ("Lord of the Mountains"), and captures the cities of Mersin, Tarsus, Adana and Mamistra. Leo retreats to the great fortifications o...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Mon Jan 10, 2022 1:56 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1185
Views: 97347

Re: The Counting Game

1131 AD The Knights Templars appear in the North-East of Spain and are receiving privileges from King Alfonso I. The Templars support him to regain land from the Almoravids. Alfonso grants them exemption of tax on a fifth of the wealth taken from the Muslims. The Templars found their first stronghol...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sat Jan 08, 2022 6:41 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1185
Views: 97347

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1128 AD Honorius II recognizes and confirms the Order of the Knights Templar. The French abbot (and saint) Bernard of Clairvaux codifies the rule of the Order.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sat Dec 25, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1185
Views: 97347

Re: The Counting Game

1119 AD Hugh de Payns founds the monastic order of the Knights Templar and becomes the first Grand Master. In association with Bernard of Clairvaux, a French abbot and religious leader, he creates the Latin Rule, the code of behaviour of the Order. The Templars get the primary task to protect the pi...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Mon Dec 20, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1185
Views: 97347

Re: The Counting Game

1112 AD Malik Shah, Seljuk ruler of the Sultanate of Rum, begins incursions into Anatolia. He marches on Philadelphia with his army but is halted by the Byzantines under Gabras, governor of the Theme of Chaldia. 1113 AD The aforementioned Sultan sends an expedition through Bithynia to the very walls...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Mon Dec 20, 2021 3:16 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1185
Views: 97347

Re: The Counting Game

1093? We are at 1110! 1110 AD The Crusaders under Baldwin I besiege Beirut. The Genoese and Pisan ships blockade the harbour, Fatimid ships from Tyre and Sidon try in vain to break the blockade. The Fatimid governor flees by night through the Italian fleet to Cyprus. On May 13, Baldwin captures the ...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Wed Dec 15, 2021 9:52 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1185
Views: 97347

Re: The Counting Game

1109 AD After a 7-year siege Tripoli falls to the Crusaders. Fakhr al-Mulk Radwan, the Seljuk sultan of Aleppo, submits to Bertrand of Toulouse. He establishes the County of Tripoli, the fourth Crusader state in the Middle East. Bertrand deposes Raymond's nephew William II as nominal count of Tripol...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sun Dec 12, 2021 7:52 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Official webDip Holiday: On the first day of Xmas, my zultar gave to me
Replies: 118
Views: 5294

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by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sun Dec 12, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1185
Views: 97347

Re: The Counting Game

1097 AD The Crusaders defeat a Seljuk army led by Kilij Arslan I, ruler of the Sultanate of Rum, who wants revenge for the capture of Nicaea. During the battle, many Crusaders are killed but the Seljuk Turks are forced to flee and abandon their tents and treasure after being surprised by the arrival...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sat Dec 11, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1185
Views: 97347

Re: The Counting Game

1095 AD Pope Urban calls to arms for the First Crusade.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Tue Dec 07, 2021 12:49 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1185
Views: 97347

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1082 AD The Normans under Duke Robert Guiscard take Dyrrhachium in Illyria and advanced inland, capturing most of Macedonia and Thessaly. Robert is forced to leave Greece to deal with an uprising in Italy. He leaves his son Bohemond in charge of the army, who lays siege to the city of Larissa. Emper...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sun Dec 05, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1185
Views: 97347

Re: The Counting Game

Alas it took me too long to write 1078 and Flavius posted a 1078 event.

1079 AD Moorish forces, aided by Castilian knights under El Cid (Rodrigo Diaz), defeat and rout the invading army of Emir Abdallah ibn Buluggin of Granada, near the town of Cabra.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sun Dec 05, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1185
Views: 97347

Re: The Counting Game

1078 AD Nikephoros Botaneiates, a Byzantine general of the Theme of the Anatolics, revolts against Emperor Michael VII. With the support of the Seljuk Turks who provide him with troops, Nikephoros marches upon Nicaea. He defeats the imperial army and proclaims himself emperor. He will stay on the th...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sun Dec 05, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1185
Views: 97347

Re: The Counting Game

1074 AD Pope Gregory VII excommunicates the Norman nobleman Robert Guiscard. They will reconsolidate soon. 1075 AD Pope Gregory VII holds a council in the Lateran Palace at Rome. He publishes a decree against laymen investiture. In the beginning, Christ's disciples were placing the bishops. After th...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sat Dec 04, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1185
Views: 97347

Re: The Counting Game

1071 AD The Byzantine army is defeated by the Turks of Arlp Aslan due to the nobles betraying emperor Romanus IV. Soon after the same nobles blind him giving Aslan reason enough to denounce the peace treaty he had signed with Romanus.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Wed Dec 01, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1185
Views: 97347

Re: The Counting Game

1066 ΑD The Saxons defeat the Vikings in such a way that only 24 ships were needed to carry the survivors when 300 were needed to get them to England. In turn, they were defeated by the Normans changing the rulers of the country and putting the seeds for centuries of rivalry and war with the other s...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Mon Nov 29, 2021 1:33 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1185
Views: 97347

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Posted at the same time!
Okay, let's go to 1058.

1058 AD Stephen IX dies of a severe illness after a pontificate of 7-months at Florence. He is succeeded by Nicholas II who will be coronated the following year.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Mon Nov 29, 2021 1:30 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1185
Views: 97347

Re: The Counting Game

1056 AD empress Theodora dies thus ending the Macedonian Dynasty.