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Court of Saladin.

John Alfred McCutcheon

Court of Saladin.

by John Alfred McCutcheon

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Written in English


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Pagination31 leaves ;
Number of Pages31
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Open LibraryOL16613451M

A classic study of Saladin, the scourge of the crusaders, who during the 12th century imposed unity on his dominions, retook Jerusalem, and for a time resisted the Third Crusade. He was a brilliant military leader, a diplomat, politician and administrator who earned a reputation for honesty and chivalry. Lyons and Jackson use many souces including private and official correspondance of Saladin.   Soon after, Richard sent a message for Saladin: "Greet the sultan from me and beseech him, in God's name, to grant me the peace I ask. This state .

  In , The Satanic Verses was sold at auction to Penguin for a very much bigger advance than the one agreed with Bloomsbury, and just before the book was published I . Throne of the Crescent Moon is a pretty good debut novel. I thought the characters were great, the plot fun, and the world a nice change from medieval Europe. The magic is the weakest part of the book, because it seems to be used too easy by the characters, with little or no cost involved.

A Jewish intellectual and philosopher, contemporary to Saladin, Maimonides (Moses ben Maimon or Rabbi Moses ben Maimon) was the Saladin court physician. Also, the archbishop of Tyre, known as the historian William of Tyr, knew Saladin as an adversary from the theater of war. Saladin’s successors in Egypt are known by his family name: the Ayyubids His court physician was the famous Jewish philosopher and rabbi Maimonides Other leaders of Egypt featured on Who2 include Cleopatra, Khufu and Anwar al-Sadat.


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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 by: 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/5().

A noble enemy How Saladin became a hero in the West. (lavished on Christian as well as Muslim visitors to his court), the book distinguishes the life from the legend. Mr Phillips finds. The book explores life in and around the Sultan's court and includes several historical characters such as the Sultan's brothers and nephews, and the scholar-poet and official secretary Imad Al Din.

Of necessity Ali invents the female characters, in particular, Halima and Jalima, two members of the harem, but their portrayal rings true/5(36). The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin is an engaging biography that offers a new perspective on one of the most influential figures of the Crusades.

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First, Phillips charts western. Majd ad-Dīn Usāma ibn Murshid ibn ʿAlī ibn Munqidh al-Kināni al-Kalbi (also Usamah, Ousama, etc.; Arabic: أسامة بن منقذ ‎) (July 4, – Novem ) was a medieval Muslim poet, author, faris (knight), and diplomat from the Banu Munqidh dynasty of Shaizar in northern life coincided with the rise of several medieval Muslim dynasties, the arrival of the Resting place: Mount Qasiyun.

Saladin's military career began under the tutelage of his uncle Asad al-Din Shirkuh, a prominent military commander under Nur ad-Din, the Zengid emir of Damascus and Aleppo and the most influential teacher ofthe vizier to the Fatimid caliph al-Adid, Shawar, had been driven out of Egypt by his rival Dirgham, a member of the powerful Banu Ruzzaik : Umayyad Mosque, Damascus.

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To this day, popular images of Saladin, in fiction and film, are conform to the contours laid down by Lane-Poole. Unfortunately, Lane-Pool’s biography is based almost exclusively on the eulogies of Saladin’s court biographers rather than on a sober analysis of the historical record.

Lane-Poole, however, is clearly not interested in the facts. SUMMARY: “Whether depicting erotically charged harem intrigue or siege warfare, The Book of Saladin is an entertaining feat of revisionist storytelling” —The Sunday Times As victories mount and accolades are showered upon the great warrior Saladin, he is nearly deified.

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.

About Jerusalem “This is an essential book for those who wish to understand a city that remains a nexus of world affairs.” —Booklist (starred) Jerusalem is the epic history of three thousand years of faith, fanaticism, bloodshed, and coexistence, from King David to the 21st century, from the birth of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam to the Israel-Palestine conflict.

The book ends with Saladin's death in Aleppo, shortly after seeing the back of his most fitting rival, the equally heroic Richard the Lion-Hearted.

This is in the tradition of H.A.R. Gibb, whose account, based on Saladin's court biographers, is famously : Angus Stewart. The Book of Saladin [a Novel] (Book): Ali, Tariq: Fictionally chronicles the life and court of Saladin, the Kurdish liberator of Jerusalem while showcasing the opulence of court life.

From the critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Sharon Kay Penman comes the story of the reign of King Baldwin IV and the Kingdom of Jerusalem's defense against Saladin's famous army.

The Kingdom of Jerusalem, also known as Outremer, is the land far beyond the sea. Baptized in blood when the men of the First Crusade captured Jerusalem from the Saracens in Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

Saladin was capable of great kindness but also great cruelty, though the latter must be seen in the context of the 12th century. Richard the Lionheart The Angevin empire Richard inherited from his father was a large one, with territories that included England, Normandy, Bittany, Anjou, the County of Poitou and the Duchy of Aquitaine.

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(30).

The book explores life in and around the Sultan's court and includes several historical characters such as the Sultan's brothers and nephews, and the scholar-poet and official secretary Imad Al Din.

Of necessity Ali invents the female characters, in particular, Halima and Jalima, two members of the harem, but their portrayal rings true/5(21). There are 8 individuals that go by the name of Albert Saladin. These individuals collectively are associated with 8 companies in 6 cities.

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Saladin, Robert A. Frisella, Janice L. Frisella, Gary G. Wagner, Barbara J. Wagner, Peter Rock, Sue Martin Rock, and Cotton Building Company (collectively referred to as."The Book of Saladin is the second in a quartet of novels by Tariq Ali on the long encounter between Western Christendom and the world of Islam.

Grippingly well told, brilliantly paced, remarkably convincing in its historical depiction of a fateful relationship, it is a narrative for our time, haunted by distant events and characters who are /5(25).