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Despite common impression that crossbow was a crusaders weapon, it was used by both sides of conflict. Muslim technology of composite bow construction significantly improved European weapons. on this illustration from William of Tyre”Histoire de l’ Outremer” both crusaders and Saracens are using crossbows probably with composite prods.

http://balistarium.com/blog/?p=1565

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