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Battle of Mount Tabor

Date and place

  • April 16th, 1799 at Fouli, near Mount Tabor, Galilea (nowadays Israel).

Involved forces

  • French army (4,000 to 5,000 men) under General Napoleon Bonaparte. 
  • Ottoman army (25,000 to 35,000 men) under Abdullah Pasha. 
Battle of Mount Tabor (detail)
"Battle of Mount Tabor" (detail). Painted 1837 by Leon Cogniet and Henri-Felix-Emmanuel Philippoteaux.
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Detail ot the map of the battle of Mount Tabor
Map of the battle
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