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'Superbly researched and enormously entertaining one of the outstanding books of the year' The TimesAn epic story of empire building and bloody conflict this ground breaking biography of one of history’s most venerated military and religious heroes opens a window on the Islamic and Christian worlds’ complex relationshipWINNER OF THE SLIGHTLY FOXED BEST FIRST BIOGRAPHY PRIZEWhen Saladin recaptured Jerusalem from the Crusaders in 1187 returning the Holy City to Islamic rule for the first time in almost ninety years he sent shockwaves throughout Christian Europe and the Muslim Near East that reverberate today It was the culmination of a supremely exciting life fraught with challenges and contradictions but blessed occasionally with marvellous good fortune Born into a significant Kurdish family in northern Ira Saladin shot to power in faraway Egypt thanks to the tutelage of his uncle Over two decades this warrior and diplomat fought under the banner of jihad but at the same time worked tirelessly to build an immense dynastic empire that stretched from North Africa to Western Ira Gathering together a turbulent and diverse coalition he was able to capture Jerusalem only to trigger the Third Crusade and face his greatest adversary King Richard the LionheartDrawing on a rich blend of Arabic and European sources this is a comprehensive account of both the man and the legend to which he gave birth describing vividly the relentless action of his life and then tracing its aftermath through culture and politics all the way to the present day It reveals the personal ualities that explain his enduring reputation as a man of faith generosity mercy and justice even while showing him to be capable of mistakes self interest and cruelty After Saladin’s death it goes on to explain how in the West this Sunni Muslim became famed for his charm and chivalric virtue while across much of the Islamic world he stands as one of history’s greatest heroes an inspiration to be admired and emulated 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.

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eBook The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin PDF à and ò ad325ddsc.merlotmotorsport.co.uk

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