IN PHOTOS: Clad in Crusader-era Clothes, Israelis Reenact Battle of Hattin

Israelis reeact a battle fought on the same day in 1187, when Sultan Salaheddin's army crashed the Crusader forces on his way to Tiberias

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Israeli members of knight clubs, wearing costumes, take part in the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) from the ancient northern city of Tzipori to Horns of Hattin on July 1, 2017 at the Horns of Hattin, an extinct volcano with several peaks.
Israeli members of knight clubs, wearing costumes, take part in the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) from Tzipori to Horns of Hattin on July 1, 2017.Credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP
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Clad in 12 century-style clothing, members of knights clubs reenacted a battle on Sunday that was fought on the same day in 1187, when Arab Sultan Salaheddin's army crashed the Crusader forces on his way to Tiberias. 

Israeli members of knight clubs, wearing costumes, take part in the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) from the ancient northern city of Tzipori to Horns of Hattin on July 1, 2017 at the Horns of Hattin, an extinct volcano with several peaks.
Israeli members of knight clubs, wearing costumes, take part in the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) from Tzipori to Horns of Hattin on July 1, 2017.Credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP
Israeli members of knight clubs, wearing costumes, take part in the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) from the ancient northern city of Tzipori to Horns of Hattin on July 1, 2017 at the Horns of Hattin, an extinct volcano with several peaks.
Israeli members of knight clubs, wearing costumes, take part in the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) from Tzipori to Horns of Hattin, July 1, 2017.Credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP
Israeli members of Knight Regnum Hierosolimitanum knights club, wearing costumes of Crusaders and Salaheddin's army, prepare at camp ahead of the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) from the ancient northern city of Tzipori to Horns of Hattin on July 1, 2017 at the Horns of Hattin, an extinct volcano with several peaks.
Israeli members of Knight Regnum Hierosolimitanum knights club, wearing costumes of Crusaders and Salaheddin's army, prepare at camp ahead of the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin on July 1, 2017.Credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP
Israeli members of knight clubs, wearing costumes, take part in the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) from the ancient northern city of Tzipori to Horns of Hattin on July 1, 2017 at the Horns of Hattin, an extinct volcano with several peaks.
Israeli members of knight clubs, wearing costumes, take part in the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) from the ancient city of Tzipori to Horns of Hattin on July 1, 2017.Credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP
Israeli members of Knight Regnum Hierosolimitanum knights club, wearing costumes of Crusaders and Salaheddin's army, prepare at camp ahead of the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) from the ancient northern city of Tzipori to Horns of Hattin on July 1, 2017 at the Horns of Hattin, an extinct volcano with several peaks.
Israeli members of Knight Regnum Hierosolimitanum knights club, wearing costumes of Crusaders and Salaheddin's army, prepare at camp ahead of the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin on July 1, 2017.Credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP
Israeli members of knight clubs, wearing costumes, take part in the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) from the ancient northern city of Tzipori to Horns of Hattin on July 1, 2017 at the Horns of Hattin, an extinct volcano with several peaks.
Israeli members of knight clubs, wearing costumes, take part in the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) from the ancient city of Tzipori to Horns of Hattin on July 1, 2017.Credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP
A members of Knight Regnum Hierosolimitanum knights club, wearing a costumes walks around at camp ahead of the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) from the ancient northern city of Tzipori to Horns of Hattin on July 1, 2017 at the Horns of Hattin, an extinct volcano with several peaks.
A members of Knight Regnum Hierosolimitanum knights club, wearing a costumes walks around at camp ahead of the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) on July 1, 2017.Credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP
Israeli members of Knight Regnum Hierosolimitanum knights club, wearing costumes of Crusaders and Salaheddin's army, take part in the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) from the ancient northern city of Tzipori to Horns of Hattin on July 1, 2017 at the Horns of Hattin, an extinct volcano with several peaks.
Israeli members of Knight Regnum Hierosolimitanum knights club, wearing costumes of Crusaders and Salaheddin's army, take part in the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin on July 1, 2017.Credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP
Israeli members of Knight Regnum Hierosolimitanum knights club, wearing costumes of Crusaders and Salaheddin's army, prepare at camp ahead of the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) from the ancient northern city of Tzipori to Horns of Hattin on July 1, 2017 at the Horns of Hattin, an extinct volcano with several peaks.
Israeli members of Knight Regnum Hierosolimitanum knights club, wearing costumes of Crusaders and Salaheddin's army, prepare at camp ahead of the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin on July 1, 2017.Credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP
Israeli members of Knight Regnum Hierosolimitanum knights club, wearing costumes of Crusaders and Salaheddin's army, prepare at camp ahead of the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) from the ancient northern city of Tzipori to Horns of Hattin on July 1, 2017 at the Horns of Hattin, an extinct volcano with several peaks.
Israeli members of Knight Regnum Hierosolimitanum knights club, wearing costumes of Crusaders and Salaheddin's army, prepare at camp ahead of the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin on July 1, 2017.Credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP
Israeli members of Knight Regnum Hierosolimitanum knights club, wearing costumes of Crusaders and Salaheddin's army, take part in the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) from the ancient northern city of Tzipori to Horns of Hattin on July 1, 2017 at the Horns of Hattin, an extinct volcano with several peaks.
Israeli members of Knight Regnum Hierosolimitanum knights club, wearing costumes of Crusaders and Salaheddin's army, take part in the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin on July 1, 2017.Credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP
Israeli members of Knight Regnum Hierosolimitanum knights club, wearing costumes of Crusaders and Salaheddin's army, prepare at camp ahead of the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) from the ancient northern city of Tzipori to Horns of Hattin on July 1, 2017 at the Horns of Hattin, an extinct volcano with several peaks.
Israeli members of Knight Regnum Hierosolimitanum knights club, wearing costumes of Crusaders and Salaheddin's army, prepare at camp ahead of the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin on July 1, 2017.Credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP
Israeli members of knight clubs, wearing costumes, take part in the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) from the ancient northern city of Tzipori to Horns of Hattin on July 1, 2017 at the Horns of Hattin, an extinct volcano with several peaks.
Israeli members of knight clubs, wearing costumes, take part in the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) from the ancient city of Tzipori to Horns of Hattin on July 1, 2017.Credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP
Members of Knight Regnum Hierosolimitanum knights club, puts on their costumes before taking part in the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) from the ancient northern city of Tzipori to Horns of Hattin on July 1, 2017 at the Horns of Hattin, an extinct volcano with several peaks.
Members of Knight Regnum Hierosolimitanum knights club, puts on their costumes before taking part in the reenactment of the Battle of Hattin (aka the Horns of Hattin) on July 1, 2017.Credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP

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