Saladin and the Kingdom of Jerusalem: The Muslims Recapture the Holy Land in AD 1187
The Rosen Publishing Group, 2004 - 64 pages
About 90 years after the Christians captured Jerusalem in 1099, various Islamic groups united under the leadership of Saladin. In 1187, he recaptured Jerusalem and destroyed most of the Christian kingdom. With illuminated manuscripts and other primary source material, this book chronicles Saladin's military campaigns and shows us the Crusades from the Islamic point of view.
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