The Third Crusade 1191: Richard The Lionheart, Saladin And The Struggle For Jerusalem by David NicolleThe Third Crusade 1191: Richard The Lionheart, Saladin And The Struggle For Jerusalem by David Nicolle

The Third Crusade 1191: Richard The Lionheart, Saladin And The Struggle For Jerusalem

byDavid NicolleIllustratorChrista Hook

Paperback | November 10, 2005

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The clash between King Richard I 'The Lionheart' of England and Saladin has become legendary. Throughout the ages, military enthusiasts have been fascinated by the strategy of the resolute, heavily armed Anglo-Saxon army versus their more lightly armed opponents. Richard's inability to recapture Jerusalem was disappointing, but it proved to the crusaders that Saladin was not invincible. This book describes the struggle of the Crusades (1095-1291) that has evolved into a mythic campaign for the Holy City of Jerusalem, providing an in-depth look at the battle, the personalities involved and the tactics employed by each army.
David Nicolle worked in the BBC Arabic service for a number of years, before gaining an MA from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, and a doctorate from Edinburgh University. He later taught world and Islamic art and architectural history at Yarmuk University, Jordan. He has written many books and articles on medieval a...
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Title:The Third Crusade 1191: Richard The Lionheart, Saladin And The Struggle For JerusalemFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.71 × 7.27 × 0.2 inPublished:November 10, 2005Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1841768685

ISBN - 13:9781841768687

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Table of Contents

Origins of the campaign/Chronology/Opposing Commanders/Opposing Forces/Opposing Plans/The Campaign of the Third Crusade/Aftermath/The Battlefields Today