The courageous soldier and tiger of Islam Sultan Yusuf Salahuddin Ayyubi was born in Tikrit Fortress of Iraq on ( Hijri), he was the son. Biography of Salahuddin Ayyubi – Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb (Arabic: صلاح الدين يوسف بن أيوب , Kurdish: سەلا. Salahuddin Al-Ayubi ( – AD) was born of Kurdish family in Tikrit ( km northwest of Baghdad) near the river Tigris in M. His childhood was spent.

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He began granting his family members high-ranking positions in the region; he ordered the construction of a college for the Maliki branch of Sunni Islam in the city, as well as one for the Shafi’i denomination to which he belonged in al-Fustat. An exchange was negotiated where Zangi would hand over Aleppo to Saladin in return for the restoration of his control of Sinjar, Nusaybin, and Raqqa.

From Saladin to the Mongols: Saladin attempted to gain the Caliph an-Nasir’s biogrphy against Izz al-Din by sending him a letter requesting a document that would give him legal justification for taking over Mosul and its territories. Saladin sent a gift to Nur ad-Din, who had been his friend and teacher, 60, dinars, “wonderful manufactured goods”, some jewels, and an elephant. Newer Post Older Post Home. The cap of his head armour was not penetrated and he managed to grip the assassin’s hand—the dagger only ealahuddin his gambeson —and the assailant was soon killed.

InAyyub and his family moved to Mosul, where Imad ad-Din Zengi acknowledged his debt and appointed Ayyub commander of his fortress in Baalbek.

Saladin died of a fever on 4 Marchat Damascusnot long after King Richard’s departure. Salih Ismail was forced to step aside and continued to fight the power of the new dynasty to have been killed in the year The Life and Times of Richard I The chief public work he commissioned outside of Cairo was the large bridge at Gizawhich was intended to form an outwork of defense against a potential Moorish invasion.


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In spite of his earlier hesitation to go through with the exchange, he had no doubts about his success, stating that Aleppo was “the key to the lands” and “this city is the eye of Syria and the citadel is its pupil.

On September 29, Salahuddin crossed the Jordan River to intercepted Crusader reinforcements from Karak and Shaubak along the Nablus road and took a number of prisoners.

Salah al-Din al-Ayubbi (“Saladin”)

BySaladin had completed the conquest of Muslim Syria after capturing Aleppobut ultimately failed to take over the Zengid stronghold of Mosul. Saladin proceeded to take Nusaybin which offered no resistance. As Saladin approached Mosul, he faced the issue of taking over a large city and justifying the action. He biobraphy towards Aleppo, which still closed its gates to him, halting before the city.

In JulySaladin captured biograpphy of the Kingdom of Jerusalem.

Salahuddin Ayyubi, the great warrior of Islam

Before he could move, however, there were a number of administrative details to be settled. Above all, he played an instrumental role in turning the tide against the Crusaders by successfully reclaiming Jerusalem and earned a name for himself in the annals of both Muslim and Western history. Later, Ayyubid warships were waged against Bedouin river pirates, who were plundering the shores of Lake Tanis. The note threatened that he would be killed if he didn’t withdraw from his assault.

Syria, at the time, was ruled by the Zengids; when the Zengid ruler unexpectedly died, leaving an underage successor, the road was eventually cleared for Saladin to capture Syria.

Several days later, while Saladin was resting in one of his captain’s tents, an assassin rushed forward at him ayuib struck at his head with a knife. Just click the green Download button above to start.


Saladin gave a loud cry, exclaiming that Sinan himself was the figure that had left the tent.

Salah al-Din al-Ayubbi (“Saladin”)

yaubi Two emir s, including an old friend of Saladin, Izz al-Din Jurduk, welcomed and pledged their service to bilgraphy. Gumushtigin requested Rashid ad-Din Sinangrand-master of the Assassins of Syria, who were already at odds with Saladin since he replaced the Fatimids of Egypt, to assassinate Saladin in his camp.

Afterward, in the spring ofNur ad-Din sent Saladin’s father to Egypt in compliance with Saladin’s request, as well as encouragement from the Baghdad -based Abbasid caliph, al-Mustanjidwho aimed to pressure Saladin in deposing his rival caliph, al-Adid.

On the way, his army took Buza’a, then captured Manbij. Saladin’s successes alarmed Saif al-Din. Balian of Ibelin threatened to kill every Muslim hostage, estimated at 5, and to destroy Islam’s holy shrines of the Dome of the Rock and the al-Aqsa Mosque if such quarter were not provided.

More significantly, he knew the Hamasah of Abu Tammam by heart. Saladin’s role in this expedition was minor, and it is known that he was ordered by Shirkuh to collect stores from Bilbais prior to its siege by a combined force of Crusaders and Shawar’s troops.

The art and architecture of Islamic Cairo 1st ed. One was the Wars against Crusaders and second was, the Capture of Jerusalem.

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