See the 5th crusade, and the siege of Damietta, in Jacobus a Vitriaco (l. iii. p. 1125 - 1149, in the Gesta Dei of Bongarsius), an eye-witness, Bernard Thesaurarius (in Script. Muratori, tom. vii. p. 825 - 846, c. 190 - 207), a contemporary, and Sanutus (Secreta Fidel Crucis, l. iii. p. xi. c. 4 - 9), a diligent compiler; and of the Arabians Abulpharagius (Dynast. p. 294), and the Extracts at the end of Joinville (p. 533, 537, 540, 547, etc.).