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What has all the sound and fury wrought for Saladin? Well... Bethlehem, Nicomedia and Olympia. All are valuable prizes in peacetime, though you might consider Bethlehem a liability in risking conflict with Arabia.

Despite his attacking force being down to nothing, still no reinforce in sight save for a fresh catapult, Jerusalem *is* in the red. The unfancied Carthaginian desert outpost of Hippo Regius -- a potential future city of industry -- seems more likely to fall to Saladin.