Sarkhad sentence example

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  • The war between the brothers was continued with intervals of peace, duringwhich al-Adil repeatedly changed sides: eventually he with al-AzIz besieged and took Damascus, and sent al-Aflal to Sarkhad, while al-Adil remained in possession of Damascus.
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  • So soon as al-Aflal had got possession of his nephews person, he started on an expedition for the recovery of Damascus: al-Adil not only frustrated this, but drove him back to Egypt, where on the 25th of January 1200 a battle was fought between the armies of the two at Bilbeis, resulting in the defeat of al-Aflal, who was sent back to Sarkhad, while aI-Adil assumed the regency, for which after a few months he substituted the sovereignty, causing his nephew to be deposed.
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