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The Rare and Excellent History of Saladin or al-Nawadir al-Sultaniyya wa'l-Mahasin al-Yusufiyya by Baha' al-Din Ibn Shaddad

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Saladin is perhaps the one and only Muslim ruler who emerges with any clarity in standard tales and histories of the Crusades; this is a translation of Baha' al-Din Ibn Shaddad's account of his life and career. Ibn Shaddad (1144-1234) was clearly a great admirer of Saladin and was a close associate of his, serving as his qadi al-'askar (judge of the army), from 1188 until Saladin's death in 1193. His position and his access to information make this an authoritative and essential source for Saladin's career, while his ...

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The Rare and Excellent History of Saladin or al-Nawadir al-Sultaniyya wa'l-Mahasin al-Yusufiyya by Baha' al-Din Ibn Shaddad
2002, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9780754633815

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The Rare and Excellent History of Saladin or Al-Nawadir Al-Sultaniyya Wa'l-Mahasin Al-Yusufiyya by Baha' Al-Din Ibn Shaddad
2001, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754601432

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