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Usama his life in 4 lines
« on: March 20, 2006, 03:53:51 PM »
Thought I had posted this but appears Not, sorry if I have already.
Usama his rise to prominence and waterloo in Spain and attack on Genoa

C5Q55. In the country of Arabia Felix 1, [or fortunate Arabia "an Irony"] There will be born one powerful in the law of Mahomet: To vex Spain, to conquer Grenada, And more by sea against the Ligurian 2 people.
1 Arabia Felix = part of Arabia now divided between Yemen and the Aden Protectorate. 
2 Ligurian = the Genoese or Italians by extension.
LV. De la Felice Arabie contrade 1, N'aitra puissant de loi Mahometique: Vexer l'Espagne, conquester 2 la Grenade, Et plus par mer