The recapture of Jerusalem, the siege of acre, the fall of Tripoli, the effect in Baghdad of events in Syria; these and other happenings were faithfully recorded by Arab historians during the two centuries of the Crusades. First published in English in 1969, this book presents 'the other side' of the Holy War, offering the first English translation of contemporary Arab accounts of the fighting between Muslim and Christian.
Extracts are drawn from seventeen different authors encompassing a multitude of sources:
Overall, this book gives a sweeping and stimulating view of the Crusades seen through Arab eyes.
Editore Taylor And Francis
Formato Ebook con Adobe DRM
EAN-13 9780429771002 9780429771002