How did Saladin take over Syria?


How did Saladin take over Syria?


In 1187, after the First Crusade and the Second Crusade, Saladin recaptured Jerusalem. Saladin sounded the call for a Holy War in hopes to united Muslims in the Holy Land.

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Before Saladin conquered Jerusalem in 1187, he determined to take over Syria and united Muslims against Christianity. After the First Crusade ended in...

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