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The Resource Saladin, Anne-Marie Eddé ; translated by Jane Marie Todd

Saladin, Anne-Marie Eddé ; translated by Jane Marie Todd

Label
Saladin
Title
Saladin
Statement of responsibility
Anne-Marie Eddé ; translated by Jane Marie Todd
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 956/.014092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the French
LC call number
DS38.4.S2
LC item number
E3213 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Saladin, Anne-Marie Eddé ; translated by Jane Marie Todd
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
List of figures -- Chronology -- Introduction -- PART I. Ascent: 1. Saladin's world -- 2. Training period -- 3. Vizier in Cairo -- 4. The end of the Fatimids -- 5. Nur al-Din's lieutenant in Egypt -- PART II. The sultan: 6. Usurper or legitimate sultan? -- 7. The caliph's backing -- 8. Conception of power -- 9. Founding a dynasty -- 10. The support of the elites -- 11. The elaboration of an image -- PART III. Jihad: 12. Image and propaganda -- 13. Strategic interests -- 14. The victorious campaigns -- 15. The third crusade -- 16. The rules of war -- 17. The gaze of the other -- PART IV. In everyday life: 18. Between image and reality -- 19. Saladin and suffering -- PART V. Governance: 20. Guardian of the faith -- 21. Christians and Jews -- 22. The state, the prince, and the subjects -- 23. Commerce and markets -- PART VI. The legend: 24. Birth and development -- 25. Antihero or prophet foretold? -- 26. The valiant and generous knight -- 27. Between Moses, Jesus, and Muhammad -- 28. The myth of the Arab hero -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Saladin historiography -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
ocn707886984
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 660 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780674055599
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011010513
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)707886984
Label
Saladin, Anne-Marie Eddé ; translated by Jane Marie Todd
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
List of figures -- Chronology -- Introduction -- PART I. Ascent: 1. Saladin's world -- 2. Training period -- 3. Vizier in Cairo -- 4. The end of the Fatimids -- 5. Nur al-Din's lieutenant in Egypt -- PART II. The sultan: 6. Usurper or legitimate sultan? -- 7. The caliph's backing -- 8. Conception of power -- 9. Founding a dynasty -- 10. The support of the elites -- 11. The elaboration of an image -- PART III. Jihad: 12. Image and propaganda -- 13. Strategic interests -- 14. The victorious campaigns -- 15. The third crusade -- 16. The rules of war -- 17. The gaze of the other -- PART IV. In everyday life: 18. Between image and reality -- 19. Saladin and suffering -- PART V. Governance: 20. Guardian of the faith -- 21. Christians and Jews -- 22. The state, the prince, and the subjects -- 23. Commerce and markets -- PART VI. The legend: 24. Birth and development -- 25. Antihero or prophet foretold? -- 26. The valiant and generous knight -- 27. Between Moses, Jesus, and Muhammad -- 28. The myth of the Arab hero -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Saladin historiography -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
ocn707886984
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 660 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780674055599
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011010513
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)707886984

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