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Saladin, empire, and holy war

Peter Gubser

Saladin, empire, and holy war

by Peter Gubser

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Published by Gorgias Press in Piscataway, NJ .
Written in English


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Saladin, the great twelfth century Middle East leader, not only created an empire, but also reduced the Crusader presence in the Holy Land. In a comprehensive manner and clear prose, Peter Gubser describes how Saladin rose to power, conquered lands, governed peoples, and raised armies. In addition, he clearly addresses Saladin"s imperial motives, a combination of ambition and the devotion to the ideal of the unity of Islam.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Peter Gubser
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS38.4.S2 G83 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24494119M
LC Control Number2010016053

The crusades discovery education. STUDY. PLAY. He declared jihad, or holy war. How was Saladin's rule of the city different than Christians rule of the city? The Christian had burned down mosques and kill Jews and Muslims. Saladin let Christians in and did not burn down any temples.   Saladin was the famous muslim leader during the time of crusades.» Mentioned Videos:» JOIN OUR COMMUNITY FOR MORE HISTORY KNOWLEDGE! Write us on Facebook.

  pages: 24 cm While Saladin ruthlessly sets about uniting the whole of Arabia under his rule, the Kingdom of Jerusalem is torn apart by treachery and intrigue, and when the murderous knight Reynald of Chatillon raids a caravan heading from Damascus to Mecca and rapes Saladin's sister, the scene is set for :   By , Saladin was fully prepared to redeem Islam from the horrors of the First Crusade. In a display of great leadership, Saladin had unified the Muslim people and surrounded the Crusader Kingdom. Subsequently, through a display of great military strategy, Saladin was able to unleash an immense onslaught against the Crusader forces.

  Directed by Richard Bedser. With Derek Lea, Volker Lechtenbrink, Hichem Rostom, Colin Salmon/10(44).   From Richard the Lionheart to the mighty Saladin, from the emperors of Byzantium to the Knights Templar, Asbridge’s book is a magnificent epic of Holy War between the Christian and Islamic worlds, full of adventure, intrigue, and sweeping grandeur/5(38).


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Saladin Empire and Holy War, by Peter Gubser,Gorgias Press Gubser's Posthumously Published Book on Saladin is Compelling Posted by Peter C. Maffitt Peter Gubser has written an extraordinary book on Saladin (depicted below), the 12th century warrior-king Middle East leader who was the great Muslim opponent in the Third Crusade.3/5(9).

Saladin Empire and Holy War, by Peter Gubser,Gorgias Press Gubser's Posthumously Published Book on Saladin is Compelling Posted by Peter C. Maffitt Peter Gubser has written an extraordinary book on Saladin (depicted below), the 12th century warrior-king Middle East leader who was the great Muslim opponent in the Third Crusade.

Get this from a library. Saladin: empire and holy war. [Peter Gubser] -- Saladin, the great twelfth century Middle East leader, not only created an empire, but also reduced the Crusader presence in the Holy Land. In a comprehensive manner and clear prose, Peter Gubser. Saladin's Holy War of was the culmination of a lifetime of planning, and saw Saladin inflict a crushing defeat on the Crusaders at Hattin, capture Jerusalem and conquer most of the Kingdom of Jerusalem and then successfully defend most of those conquests against the forces of the Third Crusade led by Richard the Lionheart, king of And holy war book.

ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Language Note: In English. Description: 1 online resource: Contents: Frontmatter --TABLE OF CONTENTS --LIST OF MAPS --ACKNOWLEDGMENTS --INTRODUCTION --CHAPTER MIDDLE EAST IN SALADIN'S TIME --CHAPTER EARLY YEARS: --CHAPTER. Saladin’s greatest triumph over the European Crusaders came at the Battle of Hattin inwhich paved the way for Islamic re-conquest of Jerusalem and other Holy Land cities in the Near East.

Saladin: Empire and Holy War By Peter Gubser, Gorgias Press,paperback, pp. Available exclusively through the AET Book Club: $ Reviewed by Andrew I. Killgore Saladin, who was born in Iraq (Takrit) in and died in (or ), created a major empire in the Middle East, successfully fought the European Christian Crusaders, and holy war book.

Saladin: Empire and Holy War Reviewed by Andrew I. Killgore Saladin, who was born in Iraq (Takrit) in and died in (or ), created a major empire in the Middle East, successfully fought the European Christian Crusaders, and defeated the Shi'i Fatimid Empire based in Egypt.

Saladin was one of the best-known figures of the Middle Ages. The West accepted him as a hero; Islam was indebted to him for the recovery of Jerusalem. In this book Lyons and Jackson make use of hitherto neglected Arabic sources, including unpublished manuscript material - notably the correspondence, both private and official, of Saladin's own /5.

viii, pages: 23 cm Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index Early adventures -- Vizier of Egypt -- Lord of Egypt -- The shadow of Syria -- Independence -- From Egypt to Syria -- War and diplomacy -- Egyptian interlude -- Defeat and difficulties -- Consolidation and expansion -- Opportunities -- The capture of Aleppo -- Empire-building and the Holy War -- Pages: Saladin, the great twelfth century Middle East leader, not only created an empire, but also reduced the Crusader presence in the Holy Land.

In a comprehensive manner and clear prose, Peter Gubser describes how Saladin rose to power, conquered lands, governed peoples, and raised armies.

In addition, he clearly addresses Saladin’s imperial motives, a combination of. Well researched book, initial 1/4th of the book gives a brief picture of crusade wars, Shi'ite-Sunni animosity and the atmosphere Saladin was growing up in.

John Man has tried his best to collect every possible detail of Saladin's personality, his enemies and the wars fought/5. The Third Crusade (–) was an attempt by the leaders of the three most powerful states of Western Christianity (England, France and the Holy Roman Empire) to reconquer the Holy Land following the capture of Jerusalem by the Ayyubid sultan Saladin in It was partially successful, recapturing the important cities of Acre and Jaffa, and reversing most of Saladin's Location: Mostly Levant and Anatolia.

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. 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 his faith, brilliant in. Saladin was one of the best-known figures of the Middle Ages. The West accepted him as a hero; Islam was indebted to him for the recovery of Jerusalem. Much of his life, however, was spent in fighting his fellow Muslims, and what unity he managed to impose on his dominions was shattered at his death.

The history of his career is complicated by the fact that as well as being a military. John Man Da Capo Press (Apr 5, ) Hardcover $ With the character depth and literary finesse of a novelist, bestselling historian and travel writer John Man portrays the life of renowned twelfth-century sultan Saladin, who united Muslim kingdoms against Christian crusaders to retake the holy city of Jerusalem.5/5.

Saladin: The Politics of the Holy War, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Nicolle, David and Peter Dennis. Saladin: The Background, Strategies, Tactics and Battlefield Experiences of the Greatest Commanders of History, Oxford: Osprey Publishing, Author: Kallie Szczepanski.

In HOLY WAR, the final book of the Saladin Trilogy, telling the story of the legendary war leader who united Arabia, Saladin recaptures Jerusalem from the Crusaders, and prepares for his ultimate battle against Richard the Lionheart.A full-blooded historical adventure novel for all fans of Conn Iggulden, Bernard Cornwell, Anthony Riches, Ben Kane, Robyn Young and Simon /5(71).

Page - SERIES of biographical studies of the lives and work of a number of representative historical characters about whom have gathered the great traditions of the Nations to which they belonged, and who have been accepted, in many instances, as types of the several National ideals.

With the life of each typical character will be presented a picture of the National. Saladin (/) was one of the greatest leaders of the Muslim world. He created an empire that included Egypt, Syria, the Hejaz and Mesopotamia, and used his power to inflict a crushing defeat on the Crusader states, capturing Jerusalem and holding it against the forces of the Third Crusade.

Despite his successes against the Crusaders Saladin gained an impressive .But Saladin is far more than a historical hero. He is a symbol of hope for an Arab world once again divided, an immensely potent icon of religious and military resistance to the West.

'Saladin' explores the life and enduring legacy of this champion of Islam while examining his significance for the world today.Saladin is one of the best known figures of the Middle Ages, and this study makes use of hitherto neglected Arabic sources, including unpublished manuscript material - -notably the correspondence, both private and official, of Saladin's own court -to set the whole of Saladin's career and achievements, civil and military, within the specific Price: $