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❮Reading❯ ➵ The Crusades Through Arab Eyes (Saqi Essentials) ➭ Author Amin Maalouf – Sro-spb.pro European and Arab versions of the Crusades have little in common For Arabs the twelfth and thirteenth centuries were years of strenuous efforts to repel a brutal and destructive invasion by barbarian European and Arab versions of the Crusades have little in common For Arabs the twelfth and thirteenth centuries were years of strenuous efforts to repel a brutal and destructive invasion by barbarian hordes Under Saladin an unstoppable Muslim army inspired by prophets and poets finally succeeded in destroying the most powerful Crusader kingdoms The memory of this greatest and most enduring victory ever won by a non European society against the West still lives in the minds of millions of Arabs today Amin Maalouf has sifted through the works of a score of contemporary Arab chroniclers of the Crusades eyewitnesses and often participants in the events He retells their stories in their own vivacious style giving us a vivid portrait of a society rent by internal conflicts and shaken by a traumatic encounter with an alien culture He retraces two critical centuries of Middle Eastern history and offers fascinating insights into some of the forces that shape Arab and Islamic consciousness today Well researched and highly readable Guardian A useful and important analysis adding much to existing western histories worth recommending to George Bush London Review of Books Maalouf tells an inspiring story very readable warmly recommended Times Literary Supplement A wide readership should enjoy this vivid narrative of stirring events The Bookseller Very well done indeed Should be put in the hands of anyone who asks what lies behind the Middle Easts present conflicts Middle East International.

European and Arab versions of the Crusades have little in common For Arabs the twelfth and thirteenth centuries were years of strenuous efforts to repel a brutal and destructive invasion by barbarian hordes Under Saladin an unstoppable Muslim army inspired by prophets and poets finally succeeded in destroying the most powerful Crusader kingdoms The memory of this greatest and most enduring victory ever won by a non European society against the West still lives in the minds of millions of Arabs today Amin Maalouf has sifted through the works of a score of contemporary Arab chroniclers of the Crusades eyewitnesses and often participants in the events He retells their stories in their own vivacious style giving us a vivid portrait of a society rent by internal conflicts and shaken by a traumatic encounter with an alien culture He retraces two critical centuries of Middle Eastern history and offers fascinating insights into some of the forces that shape Arab and Islamic consciousness today Well researched and highly readable Guardian A useful and important analysis adding much to existing western histories worth recommending to George Bush London Review of Books Maalouf tells an inspiring story very readable warmly recommended Times Literary Supplement A wide readership should enjoy this vivid narrative of stirring events The Bookseller Very well done indeed Should be put in the hands of anyone who asks what lies behind the Middle Easts present conflicts Middle East International.

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  1. Davey Davey says:

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  5. TVLovesMe TVLovesMe says:

    The Crusades Through Arab Eyes MOBI Ã Through Arab × Epub sro spb.pro crusades book, through pdf, arab free, eyes free, saqi ebok, essentials download, The Crusades pdf, Through Arab kindle, Crusades Through Arab download, The Crusades Through Arab Eyes ePUBDetailed and informative May be a little daunting to jump straight into this if you don't have any previous background knowledge or are a beginner to the subject For those interested in the subject it provides a very well researched insight


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    The Crusades Through Arab Eyes MOBI Ã Through Arab × Epub sro spb.pro crusades book, through pdf, arab free, eyes free, saqi ebok, essentials download, The Crusades pdf, Through Arab kindle, Crusades Through Arab download, The Crusades Through Arab Eyes ePUBReally good read Great perspective to see how this period mapped out through the eyes of the islamic inhabitants from suabbling petty rulers to the religious groups and the ordinary people Seen through their eyes no one expected the invasions to be successful and so bloody and how the people despaired of their leaders to mount a defense and drive the crusaders back into the sea As the story progresses we see how champions eventually emerged and were able to focus and turn the tide We also see how the invaders eventually succumbed to the same intrigues and power struggles as their rival Islamic enemies


  7. A. Jacobs A. Jacobs says:

    The Crusades Through Arab Eyes MOBI Ã Through Arab × Epub sro spb.pro crusades book, through pdf, arab free, eyes free, saqi ebok, essentials download, The Crusades pdf, Through Arab kindle, Crusades Through Arab download, The Crusades Through Arab Eyes ePUBThis concentrates on documentary sources from the Arab side which is fascinating but rather depressing as it turns out they were as suabbling ego driven and venal as the Europeans For every hero there's a villain and plenty of people who were both at once Well worth a read but not if you want to be cheered up


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    The Crusades Through Arab Eyes MOBI Ã Through Arab × Epub sro spb.pro crusades book, through pdf, arab free, eyes free, saqi ebok, essentials download, The Crusades pdf, Through Arab kindle, Crusades Through Arab download, The Crusades Through Arab Eyes ePUBAs the title clearly indicates this book is an attempt to depict the experience of the crusades through Arab eyes; in my opinion it succeededUntil I read this title my two favourite works concerning the crusades were 'The first crusade' by Thomas Asbridge and 'The sword and the scimitar' by Ernle Bradford This book joins that short listOne of the many bonuses to this title was that it filled a lot of the gaps in the aftermath of July 1099 such as the attempts by the Fatimids to reconuer Jerusalem how the crusaders conuered Tripoli Acre the impact of the Mongols and the Mamluks on Arab civilisation You come across interesting characters including Saladin Zangi Nur Al Din Baybars utuz to name a fewIf I have any criticism it is tha


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