Saladin /

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by Davenport, John,
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Series: Ancient world leaders Published by : Chelsea House Publishers, (Philadelphia :) Physical details: 118 p. : col. ill, col. maps ; 24 cm. Subject(s): Saladin, --Sultan of Egypt and Syria, --1137-1193. | Crusades. | Islam --Relations --Christianity --History --To 1500. | Kings, queens, rulers, etc. | Christianity --Relations --Islam --History --To 1500. | Egypt --Kings and rulers --Biography. | Syria --Kings and rulers --Biography. Year : 2003 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Bluefield High School 956 DAV Available

Includes bibliographical references (p. 110-111) and index.

A tale of two conquests -- Saladin's world -- Rise to power -- The Sultan -- Victory and beyond -- The siege of Acre -- Showdown at the holy city -- War and peace -- The Sultan's last days -- Remembering Saladin.

Examines the life of the very powerful and influential Muslim sultan, Saladin, who led his people in an attempt to regain holy lands in and around Jerusalem that had been lost during earlier Crusades.