Saladin Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism)


Gabrieli, Francesco, ed. and trans. “Part Two: Saladin and the Third Crusade.” In Arab Historians of the Crusades, selected and translated from Arabic by Francesco Gabrieli, translated from Italian by E. J. Costello, pp. 87-254. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1957.

Translations of Arabic sources discussing Saladin's character—his generosity, courage, fairness, and “unfailing goodness”—as well as his military exploits, peace negotiations, and death.

———.“The Arabic Historiography of the Crusades.” In Historians of the Middle East, edited by Bernard Lewis and P. M. Holt, pp. 98-107. London: Oxford...

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