7 edition of The Life of Saladin: Saladin found in the catalog.
February 27, 2002
by Adamant Media Corporation
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||458|
Saladin, Sultan of Egypt and Syria; Saladin, Sultan of Egypt and Syria: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Bahāʼ al-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Rāfīʻ Ibn Shaddād; Charles William Wilson, Sir; C R Conder. The Life of Saladin by H. A. R. Gibb available in Trade Paperback on , also read synopsis and reviews. Saladin, the Kurdish founder of the Ayyubid Dynasty, conquered Jerusalem in .
Get this from a library! The life and legend of the Sultan Saladin. [Jonathan Phillips] -- When Saladin recaptured Jerusalem from the Crusaders in , returning the Holy City to Islamic rule for the first time in almost ninety years, he sent shockwaves throughout Christian Europe and the. The life of Saladin and the fall of the kingdom of Jerusalem Book Summary: Saladin, one of the most prominent figure of the time of the Crusades, was a great muslim leader, respected and praised even by his Crusader foes.
A Timeline of Saladin's Life. Print; Main. Saladin's Birth Saladin's father Najem ad-Din Ayyub, gathered his family and they moved to Aleppo to have Saladin. The Second crusade - the second crusade reaches Jerusalem. Saladin works as his Uncle's deputy - Looking for books by Saladin Ahmed? See all books authored by Saladin Ahmed, including Throne of the Crescent Moon, and Canto Bight, and more on
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Saladin, the Kurdish founder of the Ayyubid Dynasty, ruled Egypt and Syria, made enemies of the fabled Assyrians and conquered Jerusalem inrepelling the Crusaders (and prompting their resurgence in the Third Crusade). His chivalry and impeccably honourable conduct became enshrined in European as well as Muslim lore, influencing a long line of poets and historians.
An Egyptologist recommended "The Life of Saladin: Saladin: or, What Befell Sultan Yusuf (Salah ed-Din, A.D.) by Behâ Ed-Dîn." I assumed I was getting a more modern telling of Saladin's story. What I got was a clear view, abete from a Mid-eastern mindset, of 4/5(1). Jonathan Phillips, The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin is a book that clearly shows why the study of events that happened nine hundred years ago are important today.
Phillips’ treatment of Saladin, unlike so many other biographers of the man, is scholarly balanced. and fact-rich/5(17). The Life of Saladin: Saladin: or, What Befell Sultan Yusuf (Salah ed-Din, A.D.) (Book). Saladin () was a Kurdish leader of Muslim forces during the period of the Crusades.
He is widely revered as the ideal of a Warrior-King – fierce in battle and generous to his enemies. He united the Muslim territories and succeeded in driving out the crusaders from the Holy city of Jerusalem. Life of Saladin.
The Life and The Life of Saladin: Saladin book of the Sultan Saladin is an engaging biography that offers a new perspective on one of the most influential figures of the Crusades. A fierce warrior and a genius tactician, Saladin was respected by bot The History of Crusades is incomplete without the mention of Saladin/5.
The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin shows how this one man's life takes us beyond the crude stereotypes of the 'Clash of Civilisations' even while his legacy helps explain them: an intimate portrait of a towering figure of world history that is thrillingly relevant today.
show more/5(77). stars actually, this was a nice biography of Saladin and focuses mostly in his interaction during the Crusades, while this is an aspect that I loved, I wish the book would have focused a little bit more in his way of government, his life after the crusades/5.
The book is, first, a conventional biography, superbly researched and enormously entertaining. That by itself would make this one of the outstanding books of the year. But Phillips, professor of crusading history at Royal Holloway, University of London, also addresses that enduring adoration of Saladin by offering an analysis of cultural memory/5(5).
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Baha. ad-Din ibn Shaddad (d), a military judge who served under Saladin and?Imad ad-Din al-Isfahani (d), Saladin?s private lly researched and thoroughly annotated, Gibb?s classic remains an essential source for historians of the ruler, the region and the period, as well as an excellent introduction for readers whose.
Not the least virtue of The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin is Mr. Phillips’s wide-ranging scrutiny of both. Saladin’s achievements as a Kurdish mercenary captain who founded an empire are startling on any scale—the result of skill and luck, as well as the fluid political and social setting of the 12th-century Near East, which Mr 4/4(3).
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Review: Saladin: The Life, the Legend and th e Islamic Empire Royal Studies Journal (RSJ) 2, no, 2 (), page 49 Saladin: The Life, the Le gend and th e Islam ic Emp ire. Saladin died in (on about page ), and the rest of the book will be useful to anyone trying to draw connections between events years ago and today.
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Life and legend of the Sultan Saladin. New Haven: Yale University Press,  (OCoLC) Named Person: Saladin, Sultan of Egypt and Syria; Saladin, Sultan of Egypt and Syria: Material Type: Biography, Document.