Aladine - This character is the commander of the Saracen army in Jerusalem. He is killed by Tancred.
Argantes - This character is the Saracen second in command. He challenges the Christian knights to single combat and defeats most of them.
Armida - She is the witch of the poem. Summoned by Satan to seduce and destroy Godfrey, this character eventually seduces and captures over 30 knights including Rinaldo and Tancred.
Clorinda - This character is the Princess of Damascus, an Amazon, and the most pivotal character in the poem. She is the leader of the Saracen attack forces and is a ruthless fighter.
Emiren - This character is the Saracen king of Jerusalem. He is killed by Godfrey.
Erminia - This character is the niece of the King of Antioch, who knows the Christian knights because they destroyed her city and killed her father and uncle...
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