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och, found YVahi-Siyan's foresight a blessing. They encountered a huge convoy transporting corn, sheep, and cattle to the Turkish store houses. The Bishop of Le 'Pu led a successful attack, and the Christian larder was tilled to overflowing. "Those in camp," wrote Raymond of A\guil ers, "haid such an abundance of food that they spurned anything Iut the haunches and loins of cattle, and only a few were willing to eat the l)reast; grain and wine ... were taken with little regard." At Antioch dissension between the leaders of the (rusade came into the open. Bohemond made no secret that he wished the city for his own. Strangely, only Raymond of Toulouse, the single leader who had not taken the full oath of allegiance to Alexius Comnenus, held out against this violation of the agreement to return all caplturedl cities to the Emperor. Raymond, too, was the sole leader to urge -- -^ ........... - ~ ' -- ; ... Tarabulus, Lebanon, known to the Crusaders as I'ripoli, sought immunity by releasing some 300 SC (hristian captives as the invaders moved close. Spared, Tripoli provided guides, pack animals, and p)rovender for the entire army. S.. Here, in the city's old quarter, the dome and min -_ aret of the Al-Burtasivat \Iadrasah-an institute of Islamic studies-rise beside the Abu Ali River. Camel Caravan, Led by a Donkey, Wades a Watery Shortcut off Latakia, Syria Following the battle at Antioch, part of the crusad ing army rested at Iatakia, which lends its name to a choice leaf tobacco used in the blending of ciga rettes and plilpe mixtures. "Today Al Iidhiqiyah enjoys new importance as Syria's busy loorwvay on the Mediterranean.