The Life of Saladin (Google eBook)

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Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund, 1897 - Crusades - 420 pages
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Contents

First expedition undertaken by the Sultan out of Egypt
62
Death of Nejm edDin Ayub the Sultans father X Death of Nur edDin Mahmud son of Zenghi may the mercy of God be upon him
65
The Franks attack the defences of Alexandria may God protect
66
The Sultan goes into Syria and takes possession of Damascus XIV Seif edDin sends his brother Izz edDin to oppose the Sultan
67
Defeat sustained at Ramla
75
The Sultan returns into Syria
77
Death of elMelek esSaleh Izz edDin enters Aleppo
79
Izz edDin exchanges Aleppo for the territory of his brother Imad edDin Zenghi
80
The Sultan returns from Egypt
81
The Sultan appears once more before Mosul
83
The Sultan returns to Syria
86
Expedition to Ain Jalut
88
He undertakes an expedition against elKerak
91
He gives the city of Aleppo to his brother elMelek elAdel
92
Our deputation arrives at the Sultans Court
94
The Sultans second expedition against elKerak
95
The Sultans second expedition against Mosul
98
Death of ShahArmen Prince of Khelat
100
The people of Mosul make peace with the Sultan
102
The Sultan returns to Syria
103
ElMelek elAdel goes into Egypt and elMelek ezZaher returns to Aleppo
104
The Sultan makes preparations for an expedition against elKerak
108
Taking of the Holy City elKuds eshSherif
118
Capture of Jebela and Laodicea
129
The Sultan marches against Shakif Arnun This
141
motive
147
The war at Acre
154
and of several other chieftains
180
grant us the conquest of that city l 198 LXXVI I Burning of the enemys mangonels 202 LXXVIII Stratagem by means of which a large ship from
204
army
212
Adventure of Moezz edDin 219 LXXXVII Imad edDin requests leave to depart
222
Fight at the ambush
229
garrison open negotiations with the Franks
261
The enemy sends to communicate with us that
287
ElMelek elAdel sends a message to the King
307
Shirkuh ibn Bakhel the Kurd makes his escape from Acre where he was kept a prisoner
309
ElMelek elAdel sends me on a mission to the Sultan attended by several Emirs
310
A messenger takes elAdels answer to the King of Englands proposal
312
The Franks come out from Jaffa
313
Death of elMelek elMozaffer Taki edDin
314
Departure of elMelek elAdel
328
Departure of the Marquiss ambassador
329
Seif edDin elMeshtub recovers his freedom
330
Return of the ambassador from the Lord of Tyre
332
and what happened to him
333
Arrival of the Greek ambassador CXLVIII ElMelek elAdel and the country beyond the
334
Euphrates
335
The Franks seize edDarun
337
Skirmish in on the outskirts of Tyre
338
Arrival of Moslem troops to take part in the Holy War
339
The enemy makes preparations to advance against Jerusalem
340
The enemy halts at BeitNuba
341
The caravan from Egypt is captured
342
Recall of elMelek elAfdal CLVII The enemy withdraw into their own territorycause of their retreat 347
347
Count Henry sends an ambassador
353
CHAPTER PAGE CLIX The Franks send their ambassador once more to negotiate a peace
354
The Frank ambassador returns for the third time
356
The ambassador returns
358
The Sultans expedition
360
Siege of Jaffa
361
Capture of Jaffa events in that city
364
How the citadel remained in the enemys hands
368
Fresh negotiations concerning peace
371
New forces arrive
376
Arrival of elMelek elMansur son of Taki edDin
377
The Sultan goes to Ramla
378
The King agrees to give up Ascalon
380
Peace is concluded
384
Demolition of Ascalon
387
Return of the Moslem armies to their homes
389
Arrival of an ambassador from Baghdad
390
ElMelek ezZaher sets out on his return to his own dominions but the Sultan is anxious about him
392
The Sultan leaves Jerusalem
393
The Sultan returns to Damascus
396
Arrival of elMelek elAdel
397
The Sultan goes out to meet the Haj
398
The Sultans illness
400
ElAfdal receives the oaths of allegiance
403
Death of the Sultanmay God have mercy upon him and sanctify his soul
405

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Page 421 - Society is established for the translation and publication, with explanatory notes, of the various descriptions and accounts of Palestine and the Holy Places, and of the topographical references in ancient and mediaeval literature, from the earliest times to the period of the Crusades or later.
Page 134 - ... And when there came to them their apostles with manifest signs they rejoiced in what knowledge they had ; but there closed in upon them that whereat they had mocked. And when they saw our violence they said, 'We believe in God alone, and we disbelieve in what we once associated with Him.
Page 10 - This word, in scholastic theology, is applied to a sect who rejected the idea of eternal attributes, saying that eternity was the formal attribute of the essence of God.
Page 282 - I saw some (of the Frank foot- soldiers) with from one to ten arrows sticking in them, and still advancing at their ordinary pace without leaving the ranks.
Page 26 - When by God's help not a Frank is left on this coast, I mean to divide my territories, and to charge my successors with my last commands: then, having taken leave of them, I will sail on this sea to its islands in pursuit of them, until there shall not remain on the face of this earth one unbeliever in God, or I will die in the attempt.
Page 392 - I commend you to God Almighty. He is the source of all good. Do the will of God, for that is the way of peace. Beware of bloodshed ; trust not in that, for spilt blood never sleeps. Seek to gain the hearts of thy subjects, and watch over all their interests, for thou art only appointed by God and by me to look after their good ; endeavour to gain the hearts of thy emirs, thy ministers, and thy nobles.
Page 256 - It is the custom of kings, when they happen to be near one another, to send each other mutual presents and gifts. Now I have in my possession a gift worthy of the Sultan's acceptance, and I ask permission to send it to him.
Page 373 - ... usually devoted to pleasure, how much easier is it for me to remain here not only during the winter, but during the summer also ? I am in the heart of my own country, surrounded by my household and by my children, and able to get all I want. Moreover, I am an old man now, I have no longer any desire for the pleasures of this world ; I have had my fill of them, and have renounced them for ever.
Page 41 - Therefore they permitted me to pass through the lines, and in you lies my only hope of finding my child.' The Sultan was moved by her distress; tears came into his eyes, and, acting from the generosity of his heart, he sent a messenger to the market-place of the camp, to seek her little one and bring her away after repaying her purchaser the price he had given. It was early morning when...

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