Saladin: Hero of Islam
Saladin united warring Muslim lands, reconquered the bulk of Crusader states and faced Richard the Lionheart. Geoffrey Hindley's study of the life and times of this remarkable man, who dominated the Middle East in his day, gives a fascinating insight into his achievements and his world.
Across the Battle Lines
NuradDin and the Propaganda of the Jihad
Vizir of Egypt
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Acre ad-Din Aiyub al-Adil al-Afdal al-Jazirah al-Karak Aleppan Aleppo alliance allies Amalric Antioch Arab arrived as-Salih Ascalon atabeg attack Baalbek Baghdad Baha'-ad-Din Baldwin battle brother Byzantine Cairo caliph camp campaign capital capture castle century Christian army command conquest Conrad Crusade Damascus death defenders Edessa Egypt Egyptian emirs emperor empire enemy European expedition fact faith Fatimid favour fight force fortress Frankish Franks frontiers garrison governor Hamah Hattin held Holy City honour Ibn-al-Athir Imad-ad-Din infidel Islam Izz-ad-Din Jaffa jihad king kingdom of Jerusalem knights lands lord Mecca miles military mosque Mosul Muhammad Muslim negotiations Nur-ad-Din once Palestine plunder political prince prisoners ransom Raymond Raynald refused regime religious Richard ruler Saffuriyah Saif-ad-Din Saladin seemed Selchiik sent Shavar Shirkuh siege Sinjar soldiers soon sultan surrender Syria Taqi-ad-Din Templars territories Tiberias town Tripoli triumph troops truce Tughtigin Turkish Tyre victory vizir walls Zengi