Skip to main content alibris logo

An Arab-Syrian Gentleman and Warrior in the Period of the Crusades: Memoirs of Usamah Ibn-Munqidh

by ,

Write The First Customer Review
An Arab-Syrian Gentleman and Warrior in the Period of the Crusades: Memoirs of Usamah Ibn-Munqidh - Hitti, Philip K (Translated by), and Bulliet, Richard (Foreword by)
Filter Results
Shipping
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency

The life of Us?mah ibn-Munqidh epitomizes the height of Arab civilization during the early Crusading period. These memoirs--which represent a rare first-hand account of medieval European manners, morals, politics, and medicine written by a non-European--offers new perspective and insight into an important point of military and cultural contact between the East and West. In his introduction, translator Philip Hitti writes, "Ancient Arabic literature has preserved for us other biographies, memoirs, and reminiscences by great ...

loading
An Arab-Syrian Gentleman and Warrior in the Period of the Crusades: Memoirs of Usamah Ibn-Munqidh 2000, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231121255

Revised edition

Trade paperback

An Arab-Syrian Gentleman and Warrior in the Period of the Crusades: Memoirs of Usamah Ibn-Munqidh 2000, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231121248

Hardcover