Author:Malcolm Cameron Lyons and D.E.P. Jackson

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Saladin: The Politics of the Holy War

By: Malcolm Cameron Lyons and D.E.P. Jackson

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press:

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 021897

ISBN: 0521053943

Condition: New


Saladin is one of the best known figures of the Middle Ages, and this study makes use of hitherto neglected Arabic sources, including unpublished manuscript material - -notably the correspondence, both private and official, of Saladin’s own court -to set the whole of Saladin’s career and achievements, civil and military, within the specific framework of his age. Contents Foreword 1. Early adventures 2. Vizier of Egypt 3. Lord of Egypt 4. The shadow of Syria 5. Independence 6. From Egypt to Syria 7. War and diplomacy 8. Egyptian interlude 9. Defeat and difficulties 10. Consolidation and ... View more info