French School, (12th century); French. Medium: fresco. Le Depart des Croises pour la Bataille de la Boquee en Syrie.The battle of Bocqu�e was an unexpected Crusader success against the Muslim forces of Nur ed-Din. The departing knights are watched by their wives. Nur ad-Din (1118 ? 1174) Emir of Aleppo and Damascus; Provenance: Templar Chapel, Cressac-Saint-Genis, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.