Christian Cavalry

The Christian cavalry drives off the Saracens below the walls of Jerusalem in this manuscript from the mid-twelfth century. The conquest of the Holy City was to have enormous repercussions on medieval cartography, which saw it as the center of the world.

Sarah Kochav. Israel- Splendours of the Holy Land. Steimatzky LTD. Italy, 2000. pp. 116-117.