- When asked his name, Ahmad includes his full name with all of the "ibn" connectors that are a common feature of names for his people.
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 the "fire wyrm" is an army of men carrying torches]
Herger: I'd rather fight a dragon.
- Herger throws Ahmad a Viking broadsword, 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!