4 edition of The Life Of Saladin found in the catalog.
January 17, 2007
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||444|
Image of Saladin from a 15th century manuscript. Melissa Snell is a historical researcher and writer specializing in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. She authored the forward for "The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Crusades." Al-malik An-nasir Salah Ad-din Yusuf I. "Saladin" is a westernization of Salah Ad-din Yusuf Ibn : Melissa Snell. Bringing the vibrant world of the twelfth century to life, this book also explores Saladin’s complicated legacy, examining the ways Saladin has been invoked in the modern age by Arab and Muslim leaders ranging from Nasser in Egypt, Asad in Syria, and Saddam Hussein in Iraq to Osama bin Laden, as well as his huge appeal across popular culture.
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An engaging biography that offers a new perspective on one of the most influential figures of the Crusades In , Saladin marched triumphantly into Jerusalem, ending decades of struggle against the Christians and reclaiming the holy city for Islam. Four years later he fought off the armies of the Third Crusade, which were commanded by Europe’s leading monarchs. Saladin: The Life, the Legend and the Islamic Empire by John Man. Saladin remains one of the most iconic figures of his age. As the man who united the Arabs and saved Islam from Christian crusaders in the 12th century, he is the Islamic world’s preeminent hero.
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Stars actually, this was a nice biography of Saladin and focuses mostly in his interaction during the Crusades, while this is an aspect that I loved, I wish the book would have focused a little bit more in his way of government, his life after the crusades/5.
Jonathan Phillips, The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin is a book that clearly shows why the study of events that happened nine hundred years ago are important today.
Phillips’ treatment of Saladin, unlike so many other biographers of the man, is scholarly balanced. and s: The second section of the book, on the legacy and legend of Saladin, is equally fascinating - and salutary in light of present-day tensions between the Muslim and Christian worlds.
The shadow of the medieval crusades is a long one, as is jihad/5(13). The Life of Saladin book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Saladin, the Kurdish founder of the Ayyubid Dynasty, ruled Egypt and S /5.
Saladin, the Kurdish founder of the Ayyubid Dynasty, ruled Egypt and Syria, made enemies of the fabled Assyrians The Life Of Saladin book conquered Jerusalem inrepelling the Crusaders (and prompting their resurgence in the Third Crusade).
His chivalry and impeccably honourable conduct became enshrined in European as well as Muslim lore, influencing a long line of poets and historians.
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He united the Muslim territories and succeeded in driving out the crusaders from the Holy city of Jerusalem. Life of Saladin. Saladin: The Life, the Legend and the Islamic Empire Buy the Book Saladin remains one of the most iconic figures of his age.
As the man who united the Arabs and saved Islam from Christian crusaders in the 12th century, he is the Islamic world’s preeminent hero. Ruthless in defence of. Review: Saladin: The Life, the Legend and th e Islamic Empire Royal Studies Journal (RSJ) 2, no, 2 (), page 49 Saladin: The Life, the Le gend and th e Islam ic Emp : Stephen Donnachie.
The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin Book Description: An engaging biography that offers a new perspective on one of the most influential figures of the Crusades InSaladin marched triumphantly into Jerusalem, ending decades of struggle against the Christians and reclaiming the holy city for Islam.
The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin. By Jonathan University Press; pages; $ Bodley Head; £ T HE WEST has few Muslim heroes but, astonishingly, a 12th-century. Early life. Saladin was born in Tikrit in modern-day personal name was "Yusuf"; "Salah ad-Din" is a laqab, an honorific epithet, meaning "Righteousness of the Faith".His family was most likely of Kurdish ancestry, and had originated from the village of Ajdanakan near the city of Dvin in central Armenia.
The Rawadiya tribe he hailed from had been partially assimilated into the Arabic Burial: Umayyad Mosque, Damascus. Saladin was born into a prominent Kurdish family. On the night of his birth, his father, Najm al-Dīn Ayyūb, gathered his family and moved to Aleppo, there entering the service of ʿImad al-Dīn Zangī ibn Aq Sonqur, the powerful Turkish governor in northern Syria.
Growing up in Baʿlbek and Damascus, Saladin was apparently an undistinguished youth, with a greater taste for religious studies. Saladin died in (on about page ), and the rest of the book will be useful to anyone trying to draw connections between events years ago and today.
First, Phillips charts western. The Life of Saladin and the Fall of the Kingdom of Jerusalem Book Summary: Saladin, one of the most prominent figure of the time of the Crusades, was a great muslim leader, respected and praised even by his Crusader foes.
Bringing the vibrant world of the twelfth century to life, this book also explores Saladin’s complicated legacy, examining the ways Saladin has been invoked in the modern age by Arab and Muslim leaders ranging from Nasser in Egypt, Asad in Syria, and Saddam Hussein in Iraq to Osama bin Laden, as well as his huge appeal across popular culture.
Saladin is credited with the founding of the ‘Ayyubid Dynasty’, named after his father. The dynasty, under their Sultan’s leadership, was successful in conquering and uniting Syria, and recapturing Palestine, after it was held by the Crusaders for eighty-eight years.
Personal Life & Legacy. Saldin had more than one wife, though it is. Search for "The Life Of Saladin" Books in the Search Form now, Download or Read Books for FREE, just by Creating an Account to enter our library. More than 1 Million Books in Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Tuebl and Audiobook formats.
Hourly Update. The book is, first, a conventional biography, superbly researched and enormously entertaining. That by itself would make this one of the outstanding books of the year.
But Phillips also addresses that enduring adoration of Saladin by offering an analysis of cultural memory.4/4(3). Jonathan Phillips’s new book is more than just a biography. Nevertheless, its basic task is to clear away the myths by looking at Saladin’s life through the lens of modern historical scholarship.
And, as so often happens, the truth – so far as we can see it – turns out to be much more intriguing/5(5). Part I The Life of Saladin 9.
1 The Muslim Near East and the First Crusade 2 Nur al-Din and the City of Damascus 3 Nur al-Din and the Rise of the Jihad 4 Shirkuh, Saladin and the Conquest of Egypt 5 Saladin's Succession in Egypt 6 Steps Towards Independence: The Break with Nur al-Din 7 Saladin's Takeover of Damascus Brand: Yale University Press.
Buy Saladin: The Life, the Legend and the Islamic Empire by Man, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(55). The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin shows how this one man's life takes us beyond the crude stereotypes of the 'Clash of Civilisations' even while his legacy helps explain them: an intimate portrait of a towering figure of world history that is thrillingly relevant today.