Published November 26, 2009
Reference - 366 Pages
ISBN 9780415567930 - CAT# Y106294
Published September 29, 2009
Reference - 362 Pages
ISBN 9780415563321 - CAT# Y105548
Series: Routledge Revivals
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The recapture of Jerusalem, the siege of acre, the fall of Tripoli, the effect in Baghdad of events in Syria; these and other happenings were faithfully recorded by Arab historians during the two centuries of the Crusades. First published in English in 1969, this book presents 'the other side' of the Holy War, offering the first English translation of contemporary Arab accounts of the fighting between Muslim and Christian.
Extracts are drawn from seventeen different authors encompassing a multitude of sources:
Overall, this book gives a sweeping and stimulating view of the Crusades seen through Arab eyes.
Part 1: From Godfrey to Saladin Part 2: Saladin and the Third Crusade Part 3: The Ayyubids and the Invasion of Egypt Part 4: The Mamluks and the Liquidation of the Crusades