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The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin
The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin
$43.00

Bodley Head

The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin

Jonathan Phillips

Hardback

9781847922144

 

An epic story of empire-building and bloody conflict, this ground-breaking biography of one of history's most venerated military and religious heroes opens a window on the Islamic and Christian worlds' complex relationship. When Saladin recaptured Jerusalem from the Crusaders in 1187, returning the Holy City to Islamic rule for the first time in almost ninety years, he sent shockwaves throughout Christian Europe and the Muslim Near East that reverberate today.