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“Saladin’s World” Saladin And The Crusades, from Lane-Poole: Part I, Introductory & Chapter I

Excerpt from Chapter I:…”(T)he infant whose first cries disturbed the preparations of the journey that night in the castle of Tekrit in the year of Grace 1138, was Yusuf, afterwards renowned in East and West under his surname of “Honor of the Faith,” Salah-ed-din, or, as we write it, SALADIN.”


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Saladin, (Incomplete) Map of Saladin's Empire in 1190, xxiv

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Saladin, Part I, Introductory, pg. 1

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Saladin, Part I, Introductory, pg. 2

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