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Saladin free pdf Known in the West as a "noble heathen," the great Muslim sultan Saladin led Muslim forces in the reconquest of the Crusader kingdoms and captured Jerusalem in 1187. This concise history traces Saladin's role in the contest between Islam and Christianity during the twelfth century. Following the Sultan's life from the rise of the Crusader states through his triumph over the Franks to the Third Crusade, Mohring elucidates the sultan's accomplishments in uniting much of the Middle East, his enlightened relationship with European opponents, and the unique legacy of his rule in the Middle East and beyond. This faithful English-language translation also includes an introduction that places Saladinin his geographic, political, and cultural context.

About Paul M. Cobb

Hannes Mohring is a historian of the Middle Ages and Orientalist scholar at the University of Bayreuth. David S. Bachrach is an assistant professor of medieval history at the University of New Hampshire. Paul M. Cobb is an associate professor of Arabic and Islamic history at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Author : Paul M. Cobb
Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
Data Published : 01 October 2008
ISBN : 0801889928
EAN : 9780801889929
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 144 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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