* When asked his name, Ahmad includes his [[OverlyLongName full name]] with all of the "ibn" connectors that are a common feature of names for his people.
-->'''Herger:''' ...Aben?
-->'''Ahmad:''' No, no [...] 'ibn' means, "the son of."
-->'''Herger:''' [''to the others''] Aben.
* Herger the Joyful is, by far, the funniest character in the whole film.
--> [''upon learning that he's going to fight an army of enemy warriors'']
-->'''Herger:''' I'd rather fight a dragon.
* Herger throws Ahmad a sword, which is rather unwieldy for the aristocratic poet:
-->'''Ahmad:''' I cannot lift this.
-->'''Herger:''' [''holding his arms out in a shrug while smiling''] Grow stronger.
* The whole metal worker scene, starting with Ahmad doing more damage than helping and ending with his flashy moves with his brand new pseudo-scimitar.
--> '''Weath:''' Give an Arab a sword and he makes a knife!
...
--> '''Weath:''' When you die, can I give it to my daughter?
* This gem:
--> '''Ahmad:''' What happened?
--> '''Herger:''' An engineering dispute... [''camera pans to Herger sharpening his sword and shields laying at his feet'']