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As the Muslim sultan of Egypt, Syria, Yemen and Palestine, Saladin achieved great successes in the wars against Christian crusaders, particularly with his capture of Jerusalem in 1187, ending its 88-year occupation by the Franks. The discipline of his army then was in marked contrast to the indiscriminate slaughter that had followed the Christians' victory in 1099. In this thoroughly researched yet effortlessly readable account, the distinguished historian P.H. Newby paints the picture of Saladin as a skilful diplomat quite ...

Saladin in His Time 2001, Weidenfeld & Nicolson History, London

ISBN-13: 9781842122570

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Saladin in His Time 1992, Marboro Books

ISBN-13: 9780880297752

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Saladin in His Time 1983, Faber & Faber

ISBN-13: 9780571130443

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