Saladin: hero of Islam

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Pen & Sword Books Limited, 2007 - History - 208 pages
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The extraordinary character and career of Saladin are the keys to understanding the Battle of Hattin, the fall of Jerusalem and the failure of the Third Crusade. He united warring Muslim lands, reconquered the bulk of Crusader states and faced the Richard the Lion Heart, king of England, in one of the most famous confrontations in medieval warfare. Geoffrey Hindley's sympathetic and highly readable study of the life and times of this remarkable, many-sided man, who dominated the Middle East in his day, gives a fascinating insight into his achievements and into the Muslim world of his contemporaries.

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User Review  - Hassan Jawaid - Goodreads

One of the most influential figures in the history of warriors...history of empires...history of medieval warfare..cant imagine the might of such impactful and courageous character when he jumps into ... Read full review

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User Review  - Fahmeed - Goodreads

You can't just read this book once, the map provided helps to understand the phases in the chapters. Allot of information which I'll probably have to pick up on again in the future. Couldn't resist ... Read full review

Contents

Across the Battle Lines
14
NuradDin and the Propaganda of the Jihad
34
Vizir of Egypt
57
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Geoffrey Hindley is a distinguished medieval historian who has written widely on many aspects of the period. He has made a special study of medieval warfare and of sieges in particular. He lives in the UK.

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