Repeated attempts to get Damascus to the Crusaders ended in failure. In 1125 the army of the king of Jerusalem was forced to hastily retreat from the city, leaving even his enemy camp church. A few years later the Crusaders again Poiana Damascus under the walls, but soon left, having received from its inhabitants 20 thousand. Gold coins and the obligation to pay an annual tribute to the king of Jerusalem. Crusaders who settled in the East, the locals called the Franks. Under this name in medieval Arabic geography was known to all the nations of Western Europe, which in the Middle East before the Crusades there were only very limited information. Civilized Syrian Arabs (as is evident from the "Book of edification") there were amazed and discouraged rudeness, ignorance, greed and treachery francs, especially those who arrived recently. In the cultural and moral ways, these aliens are from a backward western Europe were immeasurably inferior Arab feudal lords, including educated people (like Osama) is no exception. While common European knight boasted of their illiteracy and fill their leisure time, boozing, and Obzhirov razvratnichaya. A sheyzarsky emir, Osama's father, leisure hiking, and hunting during battles not only copied the Qur'an calligraphy, but also wrote in his comments, which required well-known education. His son was not only a writer but also a great lover of books, the owner of the library of four thousand volumes.