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❮Download❯ ➺ Saladin ✤ Author Jonathan Phillips – Bunatime.co Saladin was a Kurdish warrior who crushed the Christian armies in 1187 at the Battle of Hattin effectively destroying the Christian states in the Levant and recapturing Jerusalem for Islam In a revealSaladin was a Kurdish warrior who crushed the Christian armies in 1187 at the Battle of Hattin effectively destroying the Christian states in the Levant and recapturing Jerusalem for Islam In a revealing new biography historian Jonathan Phillips tackles the many paradoxes of Saladin perhaps the most mythologized.

Figure in the history of the Islamic world The sultan fought under the banner of jihad but at the same time relentlessly constructed his own dynastic empire He delivered a devastating blow to the Christian faith but within a few years transformed his image in the West to that of a chivalric hero In the Near Eas.

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PDF/EPUB Saladin eBook ↠ ð bunatime.co Dr Jonathan Phillips is Professor of Crusading History in the Department of History Royal Holloway University of London UK His scholarly contributions to the crusades include the books Defenders of the Holy Land Relations Between the Latin East and West 1119 1187 The Crusades 1095 1197 and most recently The Fourth Crusade and the Sack of Constantinople His articles have appeared in a n

saladin kindle Saladin ePUBFigure in the history of the Islamic world The sultan fought under the banner of jihad but at the same time relentlessly constructed his own dynastic empire He delivered a devastating blow to the Christian faith but within a few years transformed his image in the West to that of a chivalric hero In the Near Eas.

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  1. Sumit RK Sumit RK says:

    PDF/EPUB Saladin eBook ↠ ð bunatime.co saladin kindle, Saladin ePUBThe History of Crusades is incomplete without the mention of Saladin It was Saladin who famously defeated the crusaders in the battle of Hattin and took back Jerusalem in 1187 which the crusaders could never win back again and he also played a key role in the 3rd crusade 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 A fierce warrior and a genius tactician Saladin was respected by


  2. Maja - BibliophiliaDK ✨ Maja - BibliophiliaDK ✨ says:

    PDF/EPUB Saladin eBook ↠ ð bunatime.co saladin kindle, Saladin ePUBENTERTAINING AND ENLIGHTENING 🌟🌟 The Crusades are not something new for me to read about or work with however I am used to the European Christian point of view This was a very interesting and well written fresh take for me at least at the crusades and the counter crusades In the case of a man of such historical achievements as Saladin it can become an understandable compulsion to read too much into a particular narrative moment THE THINGS I LIKED 💛Relevance I understand how some people find it difficult to read historical narratives Sometimes they can seem terribly irrelevant to the modern reader and world However Phillips in this books does a masterly job of making his subject relevant and importantWriting Another reason why historical non fiction might sometimes be difficult for non historians to read is the writing Historians are super clever people I should know I have an MA in history and we want to sho


  3. Melisende Melisende says:

    PDF/EPUB Saladin eBook ↠ ð bunatime.co saladin kindle, Saladin ePUBTo be perfectly blunt I could not have cared less whether the chapters on how Saladin's image has been used now were included or not It is pretty obvious that it is used for the sole purpose of furthering the political agenda of the day of whatever political group has hijacked it In short his image is defined by the needs of the multitudes and bears no resemblance to historical recordsI actually enjoyed the book for being a detailed biography on the man himself Medieval politics is a bit of a minefield to negotiate for the uninitiated and Philips does a sound job in explaining the political landscape that Saladin was born into and operated withinPhilips' book is uite lengthy it covers all the aspects of Saladin's personal life; his military career especially that in Egypt; court life under both Zengi and Nur al Din; political and religious histories of the then Muslim world It is not solely focused on the Crusades thought this period did indeed dominate his political and milita


  4. Sajith Kumar Sajith Kumar says:

    PDF/EPUB Saladin eBook ↠ ð bunatime.co saladin kindle, Saladin ePUBA civilization in growth peers into the future to create institutions and framework suitable for that era based on their present experience Civilizations in decline on the other hand looks back to and derive inspiration from past glory in an effort to evade from the uncomfortable reality of the present The Arab civili


  5. Justin Evans Justin Evans says:

    PDF/EPUB Saladin eBook ↠ ð bunatime.co saladin kindle, Saladin ePUBI've read a few of these 'the woman and herhis legacy' type biographies and none of them work all that well if the biography is good the 'here's how people have imagined her' is usually uite weak and vice versa Phillips' biography is good and the image stuff is fine at best There's a lot of crusadery battles here so if you like that here it is If you don't


  6. Rithun Regi Rithun Regi says:

    PDF/EPUB Saladin eBook ↠ ð bunatime.co saladin kindle, Saladin ePUBFor anyone who follows world history and the Middle East this book is a must read to understand the legendary character of Saladin and his part in the Holy War and the backdrop of the Crusades The author has done painstaking research and delved into a wide array of resources ranging across the centuries trying to paint the lifestory of Saladin on a complex canvasThe book talks about Nuraldin and how Saladin takes control over his overlords kingdoms Saladins remarkable victories and the conuest of the different crusader castles and towns is described very well The Battle of Hattin and the Siege of Jerusalem is also explained very well The book has done justice in showing what was myth and history with regard to SaladinIt helped me understand how over the last 800 years since Saladins passing he has been appropriated as a symbol by modern figures such as Yasser Arafat Gamel Abdel NasserS


  7. J.D. J.D. says:

    PDF/EPUB Saladin eBook ↠ ð bunatime.co saladin kindle, Saladin ePUBHe has evolved to the point where there is no need for him always to be affixed to an individual or an ideology; in this instance he is acting for people looking to a leader whom they could admire without fearWhile best known for his conuests during the Crusades Saladin has the singularly uniue reputation as being admired by both his followers and his adversaries In this historical biography of the man who united much of the Muslim world to take Jerusalem we learn both about his upbringing his rise to power and his escapades in battle The author also goes into detail about the legacy of Saladin and how he is viewed as both a worthy adversary and an inspirational role model by friends and foes alike The strength of this book is the review of Saladin's rise to power and explo


  8. Adrian Adrian says:

    PDF/EPUB Saladin eBook ↠ ð bunatime.co saladin kindle, Saladin ePUBLife of the great Arab military leader who defeated the crusaders at Hattin and again at Jerusalem taking back the city after nearly 100 years under Christian control Renow


  9. George1st George1st says:

    PDF/EPUB Saladin eBook ↠ ð bunatime.co saladin kindle, Saladin ePUBThis is a masterful biography that not only recounts the life of its subject but also describes the politically complex time that he lived in and then goes on to examine the enduring appeal of Saladin not only in the Arab and Muslim world but also in the West If you are not familiar with Saladin or the history of the time do not worry for Jonathan Phillips who has written extensively about the Crusades will painlessly take you by the hand and explain how Saladin was able to rise to power and stay there using both military might and diplomatic astuteness With maps and photographs this is a detailed and minutely researched book that will give the reader a portal into the 12th century world of crusades battles and its court life By the end of the book you will gain not only a greater appreciation of the man and the times he lived in but also why his name continues to be appropriated for political reasons It was well worth the time inve


  10. Fraser Sherman Fraser Sherman says:

    PDF/EPUB Saladin eBook ↠ ð bunatime.co saladin kindle, Saladin ePUBSaladin is one of those figures I know of but not much about so this was most interesting Kurdish warrior Yusuf Sah al din rose to power as an underling to one of the powerful 12th century leaders of the Middle East the complex interrelations of clan faith sect ethnicity and personal self interest on both sides of the Crusades are fascinating then became vizier of Egypt This power base led him to strike out on his own and eventually rally Islam for a jihad against the Crusaders Phillips goes into detail on Saladin's life and accomplishments and failures showing what an exceptional leader he was He then looks at how his legend has been remembered In the West he's seen as a ma


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