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Saladin

By Anne-Marie Eddé

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Book

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  • 956.01409 Edd, Nonfiction

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2011

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0674055594


Format: Book
Author: Eddé, Anne-Marie
Title: Saladin / Anne-Marie Eddé ; translated by Jane Marie Todd.
Publisher Date: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011.
Subject: Saladin, Sultan of Egypt and Syria, 1137-1193. Crusades -- Third, 1189-1192 Egypt -- Kings and rulers -- Biography Syria -- Kings and rulers -- Biography Islamic Empire -- History -- 750-1258
Isbn: 0674055594 9780674055599
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Format: Book
Author: Eddé, Anne-Marie
Title: Saladin / Anne-Marie Eddé ; translated by Jane Marie Todd.
Publisher, Date: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011.
Description: xvii, 660 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects: Saladin, Sultan of Egypt and Syria, 1137-1193.
Subjects: Crusades -- Third, 1189-1192
Subjects: Egypt -- Kings and rulers -- Biography
Subjects: Syria -- Kings and rulers -- Biography
Subjects: Islamic Empire -- History -- 750-1258
Other Author: Todd, Jane Marie, 1957-
Other Title: Saladin. English
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Notes: Translated from the French.
Contents: List of figures -- Chronology -- Introduction -- Part I. Ascent: 1. Saladin's world -- 2. Training period -- 3. Vizier in Cairo -- 4. The end of the Fatimids -- 5. Nur al-Din's lieutenant in Egypt -- Part II. The sultan: 6. Usurper or legitimate sultan? -- 7. The caliph's backing -- 8. Conception of power -- 9. Founding a dynasty -- 10. The support of the elites -- 11. The elaboration of an image -- Part III. Jihad: 12. Image and propaganda -- 13. Strategic interests -- 14. The victorious campaigns -- 15. The third crusade -- 16. The rules of war -- 17. The gaze of the other -- Part IV. In everyday life: 18. Between image and reality -- 19. Saladin and suffering -- Part V. Governance: 20. Guardian of the faith -- 21. Christians and Jews -- 22. The state,the prince, and the subjects -- 23. Commerce and markets -- Part VI. The legend: 24. Birth and development -- 25. Antihero or prophet foretold? -- 26. The valiant and generous knight -- 27. Between Moses, Jesus, and Muhammad -- 28. The myth of the Arab hero -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Saladin historiography -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
LCCN: 2011010513
ISBN: 0674055594
ISBN: 9780674055599
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Call Number: 956.01409 Edd