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Medieval Sourcebook: Fall of Jerusalem, 1187
Excerpts Roger of Hoveden's "The Annals, comprising The History of England and of Other Countries of Europe from AD 732 to AD 1201"; describes and explains the loss of Jerusalem to Salah ed Din in 1187.
Medieval Sourcebook: The Capture of Jerusalem by Saladin
Translation of an excerpt from "De Expurgatione Terrae Sanctae per Saladinum" (The Capture of Jerusalem by Saladin, 1187).
A profile and timeline of the first Ayyubid Sultan, one of very few personages of the time who has managed to be positively described in both Western and Eastern sources. From Encyclopedia of the Orient.
A brief profile of Salah ed Din, as a paragon of princely virtue.
A biography of the Kurdish warrior who came to establish the Ayyubid Dynasty in Egypt, led an alliance against the Crusaders, but failed to conquer the Assassins.
Saladin (Salah al-Din Yusuf Ibn Ayyub)
A biography of Saladin (Salah al-Din), with particular reference to his legacy on Cairo.
Some Medieval Accounts of Salah al-Din's Recovery of Jerusalem (Al-Quds)
A collection of, and commentary on, contemporary accounts of Salah ad Din's recapture of Jerusalem.
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