Item description for Saladin in Egypt (Medieval Mediterranean) by Yaacov Lev...
The rise of Saladin to power in Egypt is a chapter of both Mediterranean and Islamic history. In the period covered by this study, the second half of the 12th-century, profound changes took place in the Eastern Mediterranean affecting the history of the region. The book is divided into two parts. The first deals with the rise of Saladin to power in Egypt (1169-1174) and offers a new interpretation for the demise of the Fatamid state. The second part deals with topics such as the formation of Saladin's army in Egypt, the creation of the navy and the role of the navy in the battle for Acre. The author also addresses topics such as the relgious policies of Saladin in Egypt and his attitudes toward the non-Muslim communities.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.5" Width: 6.5" Height: 0.8" Weight: 1.2 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 1999
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004112219 ISBN13 9789004112216
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More About Yaacov Lev
Yaacov Lev is associate professor of Islamic medieval history at Bar-Ilan University. He is the author of "Saladin in Egypt "and editor of" War and Society in the Eastern Mediterranean, 7th to 15th Centuries,"