SALADIN: Hero of Islam

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ISBN 10
1844154998 
ISBN 13
9781844154999 
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Publication Year
2007 
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Pages
224 
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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. REVIEWS "...Highly recommended for library collections and biographical reading lists."Midwest Book Review 8/07 - from Amzon 
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