The Damascus Chronicle of the Crusades: Extracted and Translated from the Chronicle of Ibn Al-Qalanisi

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Courier Dover Publications, 1932 - History - 368 pages
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This outstanding work on the First Crusade was written by an Arab scholar from an old and respected family of Damascus. Well-educated in literature, theology and law, he was twice elected mayor of the city and died when he was over 90 years of age in 1160. His "Chronicle, "translated by H. A. R
  

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The Chronicles are centred on the City of Damascus, but contain some information on the neighbouring Kingdom of Jerusalem. Coverage runs1053 - 1160, and is a good source on Zenki and the early Nur-ed-Din. Another of the basic books in a library on the Crusades. Read full review

Contents

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7
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41
III
211
IV
359
V
360
VI
364
VII
367
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