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Saladin (Ancient World Leaders)

by John Davenport

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Published by Chelsea House Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Sultan of Egypt and Syria,,
  • General,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Biography,
  • Saladin,,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Kings, queens, rulers, etc,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • Saladin,
  • 1137-1193,
  • Crusades,
  • Egypt,
  • Juvenile literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8159557M
    ISBN 100791072231
    ISBN 109780791072233
    OCLC/WorldCa50676680

    Saladin was born Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb, to Najm ad-Din Ayyub and his wife, in the year , at Tikrit, Iraq. The following year, the family travelled to the city of Mosul, and was given shelter by the ruler Imad ad-Din Zengi. Saladin later grew up in Damascus, Syria, and is known to have had a vast knowledge of philosophy. Get this from a library! Saladin in Egypt. [Yaacov Lev] -- The rise of Saladin to power in Egypt is a chapter of both Mediterranean and Islamic history. In the period covered by this study, the second half of the 12th-century, profound changes took place in.

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    Saladin united warring Muslim lands, reconquered the bulk of Crusader states and faced Richard the Lionheart. Geoffrey Hindley's study of the life and times of this remarkable man, who dominated the Middle East in his day, gives a fascinating insight into his achievements and his s: 1. About The Second Saladin. A second chance In the windswept sands of the Middle East, Paul Chardy fought side by side with Ulu Beg: one, a charismatic, high-strung CIA covert warrior, the other a ferocious freedom fighter. Then Chardy fell into the hands of the enemy, and Beg was betrayed. Now the two men are about to meet again.


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Saladin (Ancient World Leaders) by John Davenport Download PDF EPUB FB2

Stars actually, this was a nice biography of Saladin and focuses mostly in his interaction during the Crusades, while this is an aspect that I loved, I wish the book would have focused a little bit more in his way of government, his life after the crusades/5.

Meeting the high standards set by her previous picture-book biographies, Stanley here forcuses on the 12th century ruler known as "The Muslim Saint-King" who was praised by his enemies as "the marvel of his time" and crystalized many of the issues still at the root of conflicts is Saladin, the Kurdish warrior who liberates Jerusalem from the crusaders/5(17).

The book for the most part was an excellent read. The author covers Saladin and his role prior to and during the crusade thoroughly. Additionally the author presents other common theories/interpretation regarding action and choices made by Saladin before presenting his by: 1.

The Book of Saladin is the fictional memoir of Saladin, the Kurdish liberator of Jerusalem, as dictated to a Jewish scribe, Ibn Yakub. Saladin grants Ibn Yakub permission to talk to his wife and retainers so that he might present a full portrait in the Sultan's memoirs/5(K).

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 Saladin book Syria.

Growing up in Baʿlbek and Damascus, Saladin was apparently an undistinguished youth, with a greater taste for religious studies. Saladin (/–) was a Muslim military and political leader who as sultan (or leader) led Islamic forces during the Crusades.

Saladin’s greatest triumph. Saladin, or Sultan Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb (25 December –) was a famous Arabic Sultan during the Crusades. A Muslim of Kurdish origin, Saladin led the Muslim opposition to the European Crusaders in the the height of his power, his sultanate included Egypt, Syria, Mesopotamia, Hejaz, Yemen and other parts of North Africa.

His father, who worked for the Turkish. The book for the most part was an excellent read. The author covers Saladin and his role prior to and during the crusade thoroughly.

Additionally the author presents other common theories/interpretation regarding action and choices made by Saladin before presenting his own/5(68). The book is a powerful reminder of the full range of Saladin’s concerns across the Middle East.

At times we are so drawn towards his epic struggle with the Christians that we lose sight of the Sultan’s need to engage in near-constant negotiation, bluff, warfare and propaganda with his co-religionists, processes that absorbed the majority 3/5(1). [Saladin is] so filled with lively anecdote and a thoughtful, balanced analysis of the points at issue, as to be eminently readable for a wide audience The book is a powerful reminder of the full range of Saladin’s concerns across the Middle East.

Saladin has done an amazing job with this text, the pictures alone are worth the money and provide a solid foundation to learning the detailed concepts of physiology. I highly recommend this text over any others, you actually want to read it instead of viewing it as an encyclopedia. I got an A for my A & P I and II classes and this book helped Cited by: Saladin Saladin Saladin Saladin Saladin Saladin Saladin.

Biography (nonfiction), 1, words, Level X (Grade 5), Lexile L Multilevel Book also available in levels T and Z2. During the Crusades, one leader united the Muslim people and retook the city of Jerusalem.

The Book of Saladin is the fictional memoir of Saladin, the Kurdish liberator of Jerusalem, as dictated to a Jewish scribe, Ibn Yakub. Saladin grants Ibn Yakub permission to talk to his wife and retainers so that he might present a full portrait in the Sultan’s memoirs.4/4(1).

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 leadership, he also possessed qualities that won admiration from his Christian foes.

He knew the limits of violence, showing such tolerance and. Buy a cheap copy of Second Saladin, The book by Stephen Hunter. A second chance In the windswept sands of the Middle East, Paul Chardy fought side by side with Ulu Beg: one, a charismatic, high-strung CIA covert warrior, the Free shipping over $/5(5).

This concise history traces Saladin’s role in the contest between Islam and Christianity during the twelfth century. Following the Sultan's life Known in the West as a "noble heathen," the great Muslim sultan Saladin led Muslim forces in the reconquest of the Crusader kingdoms and captured Jerusalem in Ali (Fear of Mirrors, p.

), a historian, academic, satirist, filmmaker, screenwriter, playwright, and—yes—novelist, here continues the tale, begun with Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree (, not reviewed), of Islam’s confrontation with Christianity.

The style of this second entry in a projected trilogy or quartet is smooth indeed as Ali chronicles the days of Saladin in 12th-century. The book is largely dedicated to the brave-hearted Muslim armies that were led by Saladin many centuries ago and is just as uniquely, not for the faint-hearted.

It is book that is replete with historical events and passages, recorded timelines and descriptions that are often hard to keep in order.5/5(1). The book is, first, a conventional biography, superbly researched and enormously entertaining.

That by itself would make this one of the outstanding books of the year. But Phillips also addresses that enduring adoration of Saladin by offering an analysis of cultural memory.4/4(3).

The Book of Saladin is the fictional memoir of Saladin, the Kurdish liberator of Jerusalem, as dictated to a Jewish scribe, Ibn Yakub. Saladin grants Ibn Yakub permission to talk to his wife and retainers so that he might present a full portrait in the Sultan’s memoirs. 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 (—) Quick Reference (–93) Sultan of Egypt and Syria (–93).

He invaded the Holy Land and reconquered Jerusalem from the Christians (), and, for a period, resisted the Third Crusade, the leaders of which included Richard I (the Lionheart). He was later defeated by Richard at Arsuf () and withdrew to Damascus.Saladin's text requires no prior knowledge of college chemistry or cell biology, and is designed for a two-semester A&P course.

This is the text book only. The Smart Connect Code is sold separately.4/5().